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Unique Experience

Samurai Knife Workshop with a Genuine Japanese Swordsmith!

Day trip
from £440

Additional information:

* The date for this workshop is on request basis. Please advise the date you’d like to have this workshop.
* It is private workshop for your party/family in general.
* The Swordsmith family will prepare lunch for you.
*Participants is required to wear long sleeves top and long trousers of cotton material.

Details

This workshop would be very unique and memorable experience for your Japan Holiday! Although you need more than 10 years of experience to make a Samurai Sword ‘刀Katana’, you can try to make your own Japanese style knife ‘短剣Tanken’ in one day with a government certified master swordsmith at a genuine ‘鍛冶屋Kajiya’, Japanese Blacksmith and take it home with you as a very original souvenir!

  1. 【 Information 】
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    Price :
    GBP440.50 for 1 participant
    GBP514.50 for 2 participants (GBP257.25 per person)
    GBP660.50 for 3 participants (GBP220.17 per person)
    GBP771.00 for 4 participants (GBP192.75 per person) *maximum number of participant
    Lunch only GBP19 per person (for travel companion who are not participating workshop.
    *The prices may be changed without notice.
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    Included: lecture fee, Japanese lunch and a knife (you have made!)
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    Duration: approximately 7 hours
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    Meeting point: JR Gifu-Hashima station, in Gifu prefecture
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    JR Gifu-Hashima station is easily accessible by Shinkansen (bullet train) from Nagoya (approx. 10 min.), Kyoto (approx. 30 min.), Osaka(approx. 50 min.) and Tokyo (approx. 2 hours)
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    【 Itinerary 】
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    8:30~9:00 transfer from Gifu-Hashima Station

    9:00~11:30 forging the knife at the atelier

    11:30~13:00 lunch at the smithy

    13:00~15:00 shaping the knife at the atelier

    15:00~16:00 completing the work

    16:00~16:30 end of the activity and transfer to Gifu-Hashima station

    * The workshop is available only on Friday & Saturday.
    * The workshop is not available in January, February, September and October as the swordsmith is busy for his main work.
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    【 Conditions/Remarks 】
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    * The date for this workshop is on request basis. Please advise the date you’d like to have this workshop.
    * It is private workshop for your party/family in general. When the swordsmith is already booked with another party on the day you have requested, we will ask a possibility for joining the party, if you wish.
    * Participants is required to wear long sleeves top and long trousers of cotton material.
    * Due to the nature of workshop, there is always a risk of being burned, so participants have to be very careful by themselves. We and the swordsmith do not have any responsibility in case of any injury during the workshop.
    * The Swordsmith family will prepare lunch for you. Please let us know if you have food restrictions for health reasons, religion, etc.
    * Number of ‘Lunch only’ companion should be less than workshop participants.
    * Dietary requirement for lunch have to be advised in advance.
    * Once the booking is confirmed, the following cancellation policy is applicable.
    * Please make sure to keep the knife you made in your hold baggage due to the restrictions of carrying prohibited items on board.

    The confirmed date – 10 working days prior to the service date ……… GBP30 per booking
    – 9 working days prior to the service date or later, no-show ……… 100% of the total price
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