The Official Okuizumo Travel Guide*



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.

Sword Making

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.


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.

11:00 Start
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
16:00 Finish

The Official Okuizumo Travel Guide

If you have any questions or traveling around this area feel free to contact us.

+81 854 54 2260