Plan ID
: 11812

【Gifu · Hashima】 Learn forging from the swordsmith! Making a samurai knife (1 day course)

Etc. included in the price
  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Meal included
  • Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Solo participant
  • Charter possible
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    10Age ~ 83 Age
  • Duration
    Over 6 hours on the day
Plan description

"Experience forging - a traditional craftsmanship"
You can try hammering, filing with a gold rasp, sharpening and quenching processes. You might be excited to see how a piece of metal reborn as a knife. It is a great opportunity to experience a traditional craftsmanship.​ ​

Enjoy learning from the swordsmith!

Forging a knife requires many steps and time. It will take about 7 hours to complete. Even if you are forging for the first time, it is okay because the swordsmith teaches it easily. For lunch, we will prepare a handmade lunch. Ask us anything about your work as a swordsmith or knife making tips. It is a samurai knife making experience where you can learn various things while having fun!

Even beginners are welcome! Limited number of participants policy!

Up to 4 people! More people join more discounts offered!

Delicious lunch included!

Lunch prepared with available ingredients. We do not accept requests regarding ingredients or seasonings. Customers with dietary restrictions may bring their own lunch.​ ​

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 1 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~4
    Operating period All year round
    Assembly time ▼ Pick-up service request 8: 50 (Tokaido Shinkansen "Gifu Hashima")
    ▼ Meeting on site 8:45

    <Experience time> 9:00 to 16:00
    ※ Duration: about 7 hours
    Booking deadline until 23:59 2 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Please come in comfortable clothes made of cotton material like T-shirt and trousers.
    About rental items We can lend work clothes

    Matters require attention Minors must be accompanied by their parents or guardians.​ ​
    - Smithy is unsafe for children, please keep an eye on your child all the time.​ ​​ ​
    Other notifications Please note that you take full responsibility for your burns.​ ​

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 Experience amazing work at the smithy! の画像

    Experience amazing work at the smithy!

    プランの魅力 Enjoy your meal with the swordsmith. の画像

    Enjoy your meal with the swordsmith.

    プランの魅力 Your piece of work is ready! You can take home on the same day! の画像

    Your piece of work is ready! You can take home on the same day!

    プランの魅力 Directly from the swordsmith Fusataro の画像

    Directly from the swordsmith Fusataro

    Time schedule

    Schedule of the day

    Schedule of the day <AM> 8: 40-9: 00 Meeting (pick-up or local meeting) 9: 00-11: 30 Experience start 11: 30-13: 00 Lunch time <Afternoon> 13: 00-15: 00 Experience start 15:00 -16: 00 Work completed! 16: 00-16: 30 End of experience (pick-up and drop-off to the station)

    Access - Map

    454-1 Egiracho, Hashima City, Gifu Prefecture
    Assembly point

    Asano blacksmith

    If you arrive by car

    3 minutes north of Gifu-Hashima IC on the Meishin Expressway

    If you arrive by train

    Tokaido Shinkansen Gifu-Hashima Station Pick-up service available

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    Selling points regarding safety

    We manage individual physical condition, ventilate facilities, clean and disinfect.

    Number of staff 2
    Number of instructors 1

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