One day plan
If you are interested in Japanese swords and story behind it, Okuizumo will be an ideal place to explore more about it. We can arrange special tours like this. Please let us know about your plan.
Witness the making of ancient Japanese sword (Katana). You will be accompanied by an English speaking guide as the local swordsmith shows and explains the Katana making process. You may have chance to help with some sword making steps yourself.
Sword Art (Trial cutting of a real Japanese swords)
The instructor will demonstrate the art of Trial cutting and guest can take photos posing with real Katana.
-  Iron Making and Sword Museum
-  Sword Making
-  Trial cutting demonstration
-  Local Soul Food Rice ball lunch box in Terraced Rice Field
-  Japanese garden
-  Japanese Tea with Sakurai Family
This Program is also available for groups. Activities can be arranged for the guest’s schedule. Please contact us for more details and prices.
|Period||From April to November|
|Price||Price can be discussed.|
|Minimum number of guests||4|
|Reservations||In advance before 7days|
If you like to stay in Okuizumo we can arrange accommodation for you.
Meet at Izumo-minari station (Staff from Okuizumo tourism association will welcome you.)
|11:30||Iron Making and Sword Museum|
|11:45||Sword making and Sword Art (Trial cutting demonstration)|
|13:00||Lunch (Local soul food Rice ball lunch box) in Terraced rice field|
|14:30||Japanese tea experience with SAKURAI Family|