Visit a Japanese Katana Blacksmith
Visit Nippon Genshosha Katana Blacksmith
Visit a working forge, and see the process of forging these famous blades.
Learn the key markers so you can appreciate these iconic swords as works of art.
(Some times may differ)
1 Visit the forge, and see the artisans in action, you'll get to try swinging the hammer too.
2 Learn about the process by which the katana are forged.
3 In the main building see and handle their completed swords while they point out the features unique to each sword.
4 Learn about the history of katanas and see how they've changed through the ages.
- ACCOMPANYING GUIDE
(INCLUDED OR NOT)
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE
- MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE
- AGE REQUIREMENT
- MEETING PLACE
- Nippon Genshosha, Tango
- IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Wednesday: 10am or 2pm
1st or 3rd Sunday of the month: 10am or 2pm
Tour takes 60 minutes
- MUST READ NOTES
Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advanced.
To make reservations you must send an email request.
Use the form located below to send a request for reservations.
Cancellations must be made before the day of reservation. Cancellations made after 4:00pm JST the day before will be treated as same day cancellations.
The following condition may also be treated as same day cancellation:
Cancellation requests made when Kyotango Tourism Association is closed (usually, but not limited to, Sundays).
Price per person 10000 yen
- CANCELLATION FEES
On the day/no show 100%
- ACCEPTED PAYMENT TYPES
- cash on the day
- COMPANY INFORMATION
Request a reservation
This is a form to request a reservation for this activity and does NOT guarantee your reservation. You will be contacted and notified by staff about your request and be sent a confirmation email later on.
Please fill out all required (*) fields.