Matsumoto Discovery - Walking Private Tour

Discover a real feudal era castle and so much more, on a personalized tour of Matsumoto City with our local English-speaking guide!

  • ¥13,000 for 4 people
  • 4 or 8 hr.
  • All ages

Local Miso Brewery Tour & Traditional Lunch Included

A must-see for all foodies and lovers of Japanese traditional cuisine! Miso paste is a salty, savory and wondrously delicious product of natural …

  • ¥8,000
  • 2 hours
  • All ages

Local Sake Brewery Tour & Tasting in a traditional Japanese house

A tour of the Sake Brewery is a glimpse into a piece of local history many people never see! This Sake Brewery was …

  • ¥8,000
  • 2 hours
  • All ages

Izakaya Night Walking Tour & Castle Illumination

A unique experience in the city's nightlife - Kanpai! The history of the Izakaya in Japan dates back more than 200 years ago …

  • ¥10,500
  • 3 hours
  • 6 years old and up

Samurai Sword Fighting

Your chance to become a samurai now that you’ve been to Matsumoto Castle!  

  • ¥5,000
  • 60-90min
  • 12 and up

Taiko Drumming

Start down the road towards becoming a skilled taiko drummer! A Great Intro to Japanese Drumming Learn how to play from a local …

  • ¥5,000
  • 60–90 min
  • 6 and up

Soba Noodle Making

Learn a traditional Japanese culinary art from a master As Takagi’s soba master had put it, “Nothing tastes better than soba noodles you …

  • ¥6,200
  • 1–2 hours
  • 10 and up

Tea Ceremony

An Authentic Tea Ceremony Experience Hidden Just Beyond Matsumoto Castle Witness a genuine ceremony performed in an ideal setting. Not only does Matsumoto …

  • Adults from ¥5,000
  • 1-2 hr.
  • 6 and up

Kimono & Ninja Costume Rental

A customizable experience that presents culture, history, and fashion all in one Walking the streets of Matsumoto in a kimono made me feel …

  • ¥2,700-¥9,900
  • 2 hours or more
  • All ages

Intricate Japanese Paper Art

Cut, tear, and glue traditional Japanese images together, building an intricate scene that you can bring home with you. Unique Materials Washi or …

  • 1 hr: ¥4,500, 1.5 hr: ¥5,500
  • 1 or 1.5 hr
  • 6 and up

Mysterious Picture Holder - Karakuri Byobu

Put your scissor and glue skills to the test in making this interesting Japanese craft! It doesn't look like it can open more …

  • ¥5,000
  • 1.5 hr
  • 6 and up

Cycling the Matsumoto-Azumino Area

Explore Matsumoto's surrounding by bicycle! The Beginning If you’re going to explore the rural areas around Matsumoto, the best way to do so …

  • ¥50,000/group
  • 7 hours
  • 13 or up

River Cruising by Raft

Glide across the crystal-clear waters of Azumino In Matsumoto's neighboring city, Azumino, you can go rafting on the pristine waters that flow through …

  • ¥5,500
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 3 and up