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Transform into Samurai!

  • [Kagoshima] Satsumasendai-shi
  • [Activity] History & Culture

Strolling around the old town lining samurai residences in Samurai costume or Kimono

Enjoy strolling around ‘Iriki-Fumoto Samurai Residences’, one of the 3 Samurai residences in Kagoshima

– Dressed in the authentic kacchu, a Japanese traditional armor, made by the craft workers from ‘Kacchu Kobo Marutake’
– ‘Kacchu Kobo Marutake’ occupies large mount in using kacchu in Japan. The head office is in Satsumasendai-shi, Kagoshima.
– Special experience to transform into brave samurai appearing in television and movies
– Wear Kimono and enjoy walking around the old town
– Strolling around historic town ‘Iriki-Fumoro Samurai Residences’ and taking memorable photos

Meeting at Iriki-Fumoro Tourist Information Center
– Wearing kacchu or kimono (40 mins)
– Strolling around Iriki Fumoto Samurai Residences (60 mins)
– Change clothes (20 mins)

[Option] Audio guides for Iriki Fumoto Samurai Residences in English or Chinese are available.

Detailed information
All year round
Start at anytime between 9:00 and 15:00 *Reservations required
Time required
Approx. 2 hours
Target age
Minimum age is 13 years old (but depending on the physique). Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Experience fee
[Kacchu Experience]
- Taisho (general) class: 13 yeas old and older: JPY 3,850 per a person (tax incl.)
- Ashigaru (foot-soldiers) class: 13 yeas old and older: JPY 2,750 per a person (tax incl.)

[Kimono Experience]
- 13 years old and older: JPY 3,850 per a person (tax incl.)
- (From July to September) Rental Yukata: JPY 2,500 per a person (tax incl.)

[Option] Audio guides in English or Chinese: JPY 500 (tax incl.)

[What's included]
- Kacchu Experience: Rental costume
- Kimono Experience: Rental Kimono and accessories
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Basic information
Name of facility
SatsumaSendai city tourist & products association Co., Ltd.
'Iriki-Fumoto Tourist Information Center' 35-2, Uranomyou, Iriki-machi, Satsumasendai-shi, Kagoshima prefecture
Please come to 'Iriki-Fumoto Tourist Information Center'.
[From Kagoshima Airport]
- 60 mins by Airport bus (10 mins walk from 'Iriki-chu mae' (Iriki junior high school) bus stop)
- 60 mins by car
[JR Kagoshima-Chuo station]
- 60 mins by local bus (Near 'Iriki-fumoto' bus stop)
- 50 - 60 mins by car
[JR Sendai station]
- 40- 50 mins by local bus (Near 'Iriki-fumoto (Iriki-shisho-mae)' bus stop)
Not available
Reservation acceptability
Reservations available: Please contact us using the inquiry form below.
- This reservation will be confirmed after checking the availability.
- The reservation is required 3 days prior.
- Please let us know the following information: lead traveler's name and phone number and all travelers's full names, clothing sizes and intended addresses (hotel's name and address).
About cancellation fee
If you cancel within 1 day of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Consult with concierge
A dedicated concierge can help arrange the original travel plan and arrange accommodation. Please feel free to contact us
+81-505317-4494(10:00 ~ 19:00)
A well-organized facility
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