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Masahiro Tantojo Swordsmith Experience in Kyoto

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Make a Japanese sword with an authentic swordsmith


Kameoka, a castle town 25 minutes from Kyoto, has a long history of Japanese swordmaking. Take part in a four-hour workshop with a skilled, veteran swordsmith to forge your own "kogatana", a small sword. Gain valuable insight into the craftsmanship behind Japanese swordmaking and forge your own stylish blade. The workshop makes for a unique experience and a one-of-a-kind souvenir from your trip to Japan.

When to go: All year


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