Traditional Sword-dance Performance

Slip back in time to the era of the samurai with a performance of 'Kenbai' (sword-dancing)

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Highlights

A rare chance to watch a dramatic performance of traditional ‘Kenbai’ – literally ‘sword-dance’. 

The history of Kenbai dates back to the Edo period, when it was performed as a dedication to deceased samurai lords. 

These days, it is performed by local residence (including children) as a traditional performing art. 

Feel the history and culture of the town as you watch the dance and interact with the dancers. 

 

OUTLINE

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TOUR COURSE

12:00-13:00

A rare chance to watch a dramatic performance of traditional ‘Kenbai’ – literally ‘sword-dance’. 

The history of Kenbai dates back to the Edo period, when it was performed as a dedication to deceased samurai lords. 

These days, it is performed by local residence (including children) as a traditional performing art. 

Feel the history and culture of the town as you watch the dance and interact with the dancers. 

 

TOUR DETAILS

Size
Price
JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. 750 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to two weeks prior to tour.
Tour maximum frequency is one per week.

TOUR PLAN

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