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Samurai Kenbu Theater

789 Reviews

Samurai Kenbu Theater

789 Reviews
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35-7 Sanchome, Higashiyama-Ku GOZAN Hotel B1F, Kyoto 605-0005 Kyoto Prefecture
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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Japan, Kyoto. Two friendly hosts will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kyoto and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking.<br>We'll send you Zoom URL invitation a few hours before the tour.
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decameron911 wrote a review Apr 2020
Vancouver Island, Canada6 contributions
The location is great, it's super easy to find, and the owner and staff were all absolutely amazing! I am very grateful for the opportunity to practice Kembu while visiting Kyoto. I attended Kembu Theatre for a solo, 3-day course. It was a profound experience. I learned the story of a Samurai poet, Shiganari, who met his end on the battlefield hundreds of years ago. I learned to enact his story on stage, and then I performed his story for a small audience. I felt very honoured to have walked with his spirit. Behind the ancient warriors were artists, poets and storytellers. And behind the swords and the bravery were their spirits: and this is where Kembu begins. G The Swordsman Ten long years I've honed this sword: Its frost white blade is yet untried. Today, like any other gentleman, it's looking for injustice. Wu Pen (779-843)
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Date of experience: March 2020
Ricardo12uk wrote a review Mar 2020
Oxford, United Kingdom12 contributions2 helpful votes
Highly recommend this! My teacher was great and If you’re thinking about it then there’s nothing to think about! Just do it! :)
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Jamie H wrote a review Dec 2019
5 contributions
The show was beautifully performed. We really loved the representation of Samurai time period and felt learned more about that way of life. We would highly recommend as way to experience culture of Japan.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Simone wrote a review Nov 2019
Okinawa City, Japan42 contributions2 helpful votes
This experience was really cool. We arrived about 10 minutes late and had to do the first part in our jeans and toe socks, but that was completely our own fault. The instructor was funny but also stressed the importance of certain aspects of what we were learning. We had the hour session but in hindsight, maybe the hour and a half would have been a good option as well. I felt a tiny bit rushed through the first part but...that’s probably because we were late. Photo time was awesome.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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HaruKenchiru wrote a review Nov 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia54 contributions33 helpful votes
It was a fun and exciting show to attend. When I was there for the show, unfortunately a group reservation cancelled their attendance, fortunately the staffs were kind enough to still proceed with the show albeit a shorter one, but they compensated the time with a short samurai sword lesson, which is very enjoyable and fun !! There were only 2 of us (another lady was in attendance too) and we had a very good and happy moments enjoying the show and learning a short samurai sword lesson. Overall, high recommended and nice and friendly staffs !!! Because it was only two of us, it's as if we booked and reserved the entire theater for ourselves ^^
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Date of experience: November 2019