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The spot where you can experience the ninja in Japan

A ninja. They played an active part mainly on the age of civil strife.
You will not watch the figure in modern Japan. (and they hide)

But you can experience a ninja in Japan.
this time, I introduce the spot where You can experience the ninja.

1:Iga style ninja Museum(in Mie)

One of the styles that are the most famous among ninjas. The Iga was the biggest power in ninja army corps of the age of civil strife. There is this spot in the Iga of the stronghold.

Iga style ninja MuseumIga style ninja Museum

As for the name”伊賀流忍者博物館(Igaryu ninja hakubutsukan)”
When say in English; “Iga style ninja Museum”.
You can know the various things about a ninja at this museum.

There are various sections in these facilities.
・You can watch the trick which ninjas use well.
・You can watch the tool of the ninja such as the throwing knife which was really used in old days.
・You can know the everyday life of the ninja and the fight of the ninja.
・You can appreciate a ninja show with the force.
・The shop where you can buy a souvenir.

Iga style of ninja
Iga style of ninja


伊賀流忍者博物館 (Iga style ninja Museum)
Address / 117, Uenomarunouchi, Iga-shi, Mie
Business hours/9:00 – 17:00 ※ entering a building acceptance is /12/29 – 1/1 on an end regular holiday at 16:30 for business hours

2:Village art of concealment and espionage village of Koga(in Shiga)

Next is Koga. Iga and Koga were famous equally and were a rival.
Koga is in ShIga.

koga style of ninja
koga style of ninja

Koga seemed to be the culture that was opener than Iga.
Next another person became a ninja from the other place in the Iga, and there was the ninja who was active in freelance.

Here is such facilities.
Three mansions with the ninja trick.
The museum which the tool of a throwing knife can watch.
The dojo studio which can throw a throwing knife.
The physic garden where I make medicine necessary for a ninja.

And one most popular “a ninja dojo studio.”
This is like an attraction for children.
But You can get the rolled drapery of the ninja when you graduate.
It seems to be popular among adults here.


甲賀の里忍術村(Village art of concealment and espionage village of Koga)
Address / 394, Koukachooki, Kouka-shi, ShIga


3:Little child ninja village(in Nagano)

The next is a spot in Nagano.

togakushi style of ninja
togakushi style of ninja

The style of a famous ninja was in Nagano.
It “Togakushi style (TOGAKUSHI)”.
This has lower popularity than Iga and Koga.
However, there is a dojo studio all over the world.
The number of students is approximately 100,000 people how!

In the days of the beginning of mixed martial arts meet UFC of America, the pupil (American) of the Togakushi style seemed to have participated in the battle!

You can rent the clothes of the ninja here, too. Clothes of the ninja, I have worn it (adult can wear it, too), too.
I want you to wear the clothes. Because even a Japanese is very fun, you can surely enjoy it.


チビッコ忍者村(Little child ninja village)
Address / 3193, Togakushi, Nagano-shi, Nagano
Business hours/From the end of April to the end of November From 9:00 to 17:00
Regular holiday / winter season suspension of business


4:Nikko Edo Wonderland(in Tochigi)

It is my recommended spot here.

Edo wonderland
Edo wonderland

As for the name “Nikko Edo Wonderland (NIKKO EDO MURA)”.
I love it, and I go many times.
Here is the dojo studio where there is a ninja experience and a large-scale ninja show.

The feature is that you can enjoy culture of various Edo as well as a ninja here.
The playland where this spot is large. And the park is like one town.
All the staff is setting called the residents of this town.
The staff is a merchant and is a samurai, and it is a ninja, and various cases happen in … and the park.
(the battle with the sword begins suddenly)

You can rent the clothes, too.
As for us, a ninja, a samurai, the daughter of the town, a princess are various; can use it.
I want you to wear clothes by all means if you come to here.
Absolutely fun.
You can become a person of Edo, and let’s enjoy cityscape of Edo.

Because there is the historic tourist attraction in NIKKO elsewhere, it may be good to take the time.
日光江戸村(Nikko Edo Wonderland)
Address / 〒 321-2524 470-2, Karakura, Nikkou-shi, Tochigi
Business hours / for the winter from 9:30 to 16:00 (from March 20 to November 30)
for the winter season for from 9:00 to 17:00 in the (from December 1 to March 19 )
Regular holiday / every Wednesday


NINJA DOJO in shinjuku
NINJA DOJO in shinjuku

Last, it is a spot to be able to enjoy willingly in Tokyo.
There is this in Shinjuku.
Popularity is a sudden rise recently.

You can experience various things as a ninja here.
・You can throw a throwing knife
・YouI can use Japanese sword and the ninja sword
・You can know a secret and the trick of Ninja Yashiki House
・You understand the difference between samurai and ninja
・You can take the photograph which is same as a ninja


A ninja is the place that You can experience willingly in Tokyo.
Because it needs reservations, I recommend that I look at the site beforehand to you.

Business hours /10:00 AM – 7:00 p.m. (last entrance 6:30 p.m.)
Regular holiday / Tuesday, Wednesday
Address / 〒 160-0021 2-28-13, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Kazuyuki Building fourth floor


That is all
You should try it if you come to Japan.
Taste the history through an experience in Japan.

A Japanese spy ninja!

Do you know a ninja?
By comics and a movie, it became world-famous recently.
But do you really know a ninja? ?
The ninja was existence like the spies.

The ninja played an active part in Japan from the Kamakura era to the Edo era.
It is said that the ninja did espionage, subversive activity, the penetration tactics, assassination.

Style of the ninja


Ninja has various styles.
Among ninjas, the ninja group which based on Koga and the Iga is very famous.
There is Ninja House in these places, and it is thought that training was carried out every day.

Koga style

It was in present Shiga, Koga city and Konan city.
They usually do agriculture. Or they peddle it and investigate information of each place.
When an order fell, they went to a battlefield and the rear and worked hard at work activity.

They are good at handling of the medicine. Therefore there are still many pharmaceutical companies in Koga.

They decided all it by a representative system about work,and ran it.
This time, this way were extremely rare methods.

Koga place here.

Iga style

Igastyle is very stoic!
Iga and Koga was in place beyond one mountain.
Iga Ninja were also usually the agriculture and hawkers .

Their features , it does not have a contract more involvement by the money between the employer .
Often even if the employer is of enemies , to dispatch a ninja in both if there is a request .
For this reason more than any other ninja , also it was asked rigor spirit .
Even if you would be fellow , in order to be able to immediately punish and combat .

And , betrayal and desertion is not allowed even if there is any thing .

Iga place here.

Why Ninja became famous ?

Success itself of Ninja , back breadwinner not intended to maneuver to flashy in the table.
So , it does not remain the record and name on the history .
Besides Koga and Iga , it is said that 49 style was present in Japan .
But its presence is not well known .

Especially in the Warring States Period ,
warlords who competed for Japan’s world ” Nobunaga “, ” Hideyoshi ,” ” Ieyasu ” everyone ,
was close to the origin of the Koga and Iga .
In addition , their village was in the cornerstone of close and traffic of the city .
Therefore , ninjas of Iga and Koga , it has become more famous for appearing in the history of the story .

Still popular ninja

Ninja from the most dominating and mysterious image , is very popular in Japan . Lot appeared in historical drama , movies, novels , comics still . The contemporary Japan , there are several places where you can experience the ninja even now . It also I will introduce this time . You also of ninja , Explore !

This site introduces the history and culture of ninja in English. Very easy to understand and fun!