Tokyo Japan can never get boring, and there’s never been a better time to visit. The city has so much to offer, from beautiful historic temples and stunning cherry blossoms to modern skyscrapers and technology.
Experiences in Tokyo can also be pretty weird, attracting the quirky, strange and absurd. From robot restaurants and cosplay kart races to samurai experiences and bars that only sell canned goods, this city has them all! We’ve put together a list of some of the more weird and unique experiences to do in Tokyo Japan that you just won’t find anywhere else in the world.
8.) Become a Samurai
Have you ever dreamed of being a sword-wielding samurai? Yumenoya in Asakusa offers courses on traditional samurai skills. Train in the arts of the samurai warrior during a class in Tokyo Japan. Wear a samurai outfit to get into the proper mindset of a Japanese warrior. There is a wide range of outfits to choose from.
Courses vary in length from one to three hours. Enjoy a fun photo shoot and receive a samurai training certificate, which will be given after your training session.
- Location: Asakusa 1-36-8, Taito-ku
- Hours: By reservation
- Price: 6,000 yen (children), 7,000 yen (adults)