Learn the ways of a true Japanese warrior during a 60-minute ninja lesson in Osaka! Ninjas aren't just famous in Japan, but worldwide. In many areas of the globe, the word "ninja" has come to mean black clothed mysterious beings that can perform superhuman feats. Popular movies and series are largely responsible for the attire, but ninja legends are actually real, and are a part of history in Japan. On this experience, become a ninja for a day and learn the art, poses, and shuriken (ninja star) throwing skills of ninjas.
Itching to immerse yourself in ancient Japanese culture while at Sakai, Osaka? The Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko is exactly the place for you to visit. This new museum complex is where you can experience Sakai through two of its most famous figures, Sen no Rikyu and Yosano Akiko. At the Yosano Akiko Museum, you can learn about this renowned Sakai-born poet and her significant contributions to Japanese literature. Then, at the Sen no Rikyu Chanoyu Museum, study this famous tea master and how tea is vital to the country's culture.