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Koto and Shamisen instrumnts lesson with Tea ceremony experience

I offer 3 kinds of Japanese traditional experience with Kimono wearing in our culture house at Hibarigaoka station!

1. Koto class(Japanese harp)

2. Shamisen class(kind of Japanese guitar)

3. Green tea ceremony(matcha)

As for Koto & Shamisen,

I explain how to make sounds first and practice some Japanese songs!

As for Green tea ceremony I explain manner of Tea ceremony and practice make Green tea by yourself.

Then you can understand real taste of Matcha!!

All of experiences take 2.5 hours.

per adult from




2 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • All activities
    • Beverages(Green tea)
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • *Time schedule

    「Morning Lesson」

    10:00AM Gather at Hibarigaoka station

    10:15AM Arrive our culture house

    10:25AM Choose Kimono and wear

    10:30AM Koto lesson start

    11:15AM Shamisen lesson start

    12:00AM Tea Ceremony start

    12:15PM Leave culture house

    12:30PM Arrive Hibarigaoka station(finish)

    「Afternoon Lesson」

    14:00PM Gather at Hibarigaoka station

    14:15AM Arrive our culture house

    14:25AM Choose Kimono and wear

    14:30AM Koto lesson start

    15:15AM Shamisen lesson start

    16:00AM Tea Ceremony start

    16:15PM Leave culture house

    16:30PM Arrive Hibarigaoka station(finish)


    Koto class

    Shamisen class

    Green tea ceremony experiaence(include Japanese sweet)

    Kimono rental


    Hotel pick-up and drop-off

    ↓Brief explanation of Koto,Shamisen and Tea ceremony


    Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument made of wood with 13 strings, and it's about 180 centimeters long and 30 centimeters wide.


    Okinawa shamisen is traditional three-stringed instrument from Okinawa and uses snakeskin!

    3.Green tea ceremony

    Tea ceremony is communication of the minds of host and guests through the enjoyment of delicious tea together'. There is great significance in this.

    You can take a private traditional Koto&Okinawa shamisen lesson in Tokyo.

    I will teach you how to play a traditional Japanese music!

    And after that you can enjoy and relax with Kyoto style green tea ceremony!
  • Departure Point :
    Please gather at Hibarigaoka station(ひばりヶ丘駅)'s out of the station gate.*Don't go to south or north exit.It's Seibu Ikebukuro line.From Ikebukuro station(池袋駅) you can ride this line andIt takes 15min by express train.(or 20min by semi express train).
    Departure Time :
    2:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Japanese culture house

Activity ID: V-42806P1

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