So as to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Japanese Culture Experience Days events scheduled for March 3rd and March 10th have been canceled.
- 3-2-14 Chuo
- Aug 5, 2019 (Mon), Sep 10, 2019 (Tue), Sep 24, 2019 (Tue), Oct 8, 2019 (Tue), Oct 29, 2019 (Tue), Nov 12, 2019 (Tue), Dec 10, 2019 (Tue), Jan 21, 2020 (Tue), Jan 31, 2020 (Fri), Feb 18, 2020 (Tue), Mar 3, 2020 (Tue), Mar 10, 2020 (Tue)
- 10:00 - 17:00
Varies by activity
- Matsumoto Tourist Information 0263-34-3295
Castle Town Matsumoto presents Japanese Culture Experience Days in the old merchant district of Nakamachi. Make your own unique items to take home, try wearing traditional Japanese clothing, and experience other Japanese traditions like samurai sword fighting, tea ceremony, calligraphy, shamisen play, and flower arrangement. You can download the PDF of the pamphlet of January, February and March here. See also here.
Handicrafts (origami accessories, hairpins, badges, baskets, miniature wrapping cloth, wreaths, etc.) along with kendama, spinning tops, and fans are on sale at the plaza in front of the building.
You can also participate in a drawing for goods, or painting experiences for kendama, spinning tops, and fans.