[Tokyo・Hino City・Samurai Experience] Experience as a member of Shinsengumi in related place & Handmade udon and tempura making taught by the local specialist! (4-hour course)

Ninja and samurai experience




  • It is a course of Japanese culture experience where you can have samurai experience in place related to Hijikata Toshizo and experience making udon and tempura taught by the specialist of a local udon shop.
  • You can also take photos with haori and imitation sword in your hand(* Imitation sword cannot be swing around)
  • Use a smartphone or tablet to watch the explanation video of each room (* The video is multilingual and free Wi-Fi in the area)
  • The experience venue "Hinojuku Honjin" is the only existing Honjin building in Tokyo.
  • "Hinojuku Honjin" is over 150 years old, was once an inn for daimyo, start from the large central pillar it is full of charm of Japanese architecture.
  • In the Japanese garden, you can enjoy seasonal flowers.
  • At the handmade udon shop" Dontaku ", you can change into Japanese work clothes (samue) to make udon and tempura and taste
  • The souvenir shop at the tourist information center has a wide selection of Shinsengumi goods. Also at handmade udon shop, you can enjoy the Japanese sake recommended by the owner(sake fee will be charge-separated)


① Meeting/reception
Please gather at JR Chuo Line Hino Station, and complete the reception.
② Explanation
Along the way, we will guide you about the Shinsengumi while stopping by the place related to Shinsengumi.
At the experience place, we will explain the precautions and the flow of the experience.
③ About the experience
・ Change into "Asagi no Dandara Haori" at "Hinojuku Honjin"
・ Going around at "Hinojuku Honjin" freely in Shinsengumi clothing and enjoy the Japanese garden.
・ We will guide you to the "Tourist Information Center Souvenir Shop" where you can find Shinsengumi goods. You can also buy Shinsengumi Asagi Haori and Happi.
・ Walk along Koshu street to the local handmade udon noodles store "Dontaku". Experience making udon noodles and tempura with the help of the owner. Please enjoy the handmade udon made by yourself.
④ Disband
After the meal, will be disbanded.

* The above is a rough flow.
Please note that the flow may change depending on the situation on the day.

Important Information

  • There is no children's clothing.
    Since Hinojuku Honjin is a building built in the Edo period, please note it is not barrier-free due to the large gap.

    If you are allergic to a specific food or substance, have a worrisome symptom, or have any other concerns about your physical condition or constitution, please indicate in the remarks column when applying. We will reply from the host.


Guide language

English, Japanese


- Experience fee

- Consumption tax

- Insurance fee

- Guide fee

- Rental item fee (Haori, large and small imitation swords, Samue)

- Hinojuku Honjin admission fee

- Udon & tempura material fee

Not included

- Other spends

Required time 183 ~ 240 minutes
Cancellation Policy

(1) Cancellation made eight (8) days prior to the scheduled date of activities or earlier: No cancellation charge

(2) Cancellation made between seven (7) to four (4) days prior to the scheduled date of activities: 50% of the Participation Charges

(3) Cancellation made between three (3) days prior to the scheduled date to the scheduled date: 100% of the Participation Charges

Participation Condition

13 years old~
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.
You need to be over 130 cm or under 190 cm.

Holding condition

Be held on rainy weather.
If it is judged to be canceled due to circumstances, the host will contact you on the day.


  • [Tokyo・Hino City・Samurai Experience] Experience as a member of Shinsengumi in related place & Handmade udon and tempura making taught by the local specialist! (4-hour course)

    Required time

    183 ~ 240 minutes

    Qualifying age


    from ¥ 15,000


Meeting point