【Hiroshima・City】"Tour of Aki" Japanese Music (Japanese musical instrument) "Tsugaru-Shamisen" Experience Cool Live & Lesson ♪

【Hiroshima・City】"Tour of Aki" Japanese Music (Japanese musical instrument) "Tsugaru-Shamisen" Experience Cool Live & Lesson ♪

Plan ID:17179
Provided by:​ ​​ ​Net Market Japan Corporation Ltd.

Price list

7,680Yen ~ (tax included)

4 to 10 people · Fee per participant
広島 / 広島・宮島
  • Hand-held OK
  • With drink
  • Operation available - rain or shine
  • Children can join

Description of plan

Experience tsugaru-shamisen, a traditional musical instrument which is becoming popular worldwide along with koto and wadaiko (Japanese drum).

​ ​It is a three-stringed traditional instrument played with a plectrum called a bachi, and its unique sound can make your heart tremble.​ ​

This course is taught by the apprentices of the school supervised by a Takeyama-style tsugaru-shamisen master Shimamura Funayama.​ ​​ ​​ ​
They are only people in Hiroshima who can teach a rendition of Chikuzan Takahashi.​ ​
It can be your priceless experience.​ ​
※English speaking guide is available.

Attractions of the Tsugaru-shamisen

A tone of Tsugaru-shamisen is very unique and it resonates a pleasant sound.​ ​​ ​​ ​

This plan is a COOL experience which offers an excellent opportunity to listen to the melody of tsugaru-shamisen as well as to handle this traditional musical instrument.

You will learn to play a traditional music「SAKURA」.​ ​

During your trip to Hiroshima​ ​

The lesson will be held in Teuchi Udon Ippu store located in Hatchobori which is the center of Hiroshima shopping quarters.​ ​
Feel free to join the class while you are in Hiroshima.​ ​​ ​

Tour Steps​ ​

①Assembly: Introduction of teachers, presentation about tsugaru-shamisen.​ ​
②Enjoy live performances of several musics by a teacher.​ ​
③You will take an instrument and learn to play a traditional music 「SAKURA」
④ A commemorative photograph shooting​ ​
⑤Finish・Dismiss​ ​
※Tea time break is given.


Minimum number of people 4 people
Number of people who can book 4 to 10 people
Schedule Every Friday​ ​
Start time 14: 15
Assemble point 〒730-0013
11-4 Hatchobori Naka-ku Hiroshima​ ​
「Ippu」Teuchi-udon store​ ​
Reservation deadline Before 7 days until 23:59

Advance preparation

Clothings and must-bring items No special requirements.
About rental items No special requirements.

Facility information

Changing room Restroom shower
Hot spring Locker Hairdryer
Parking Lot convenience store/

Access and map


11-4 Hatchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, 730-0013 Hiroshi Udon specialty store "one-shot"

How to reach by train

From JR Hiroshima Station
· Hiroba No. 1, No. 2, No. 6 ⇒ 2 minutes on foot from "Hatchobori Station"

About price

Basic charge

4 to 10 people · per participant 7,680yen from 10 years old.

※Prices including all taxes.
※ This is the basic charge.
* Prices may vary depending on the schedule, so please see the price list displayed after selecting the schedule.

Included in price Experience fee, consumption tax
Not included in the price Handmade udon experience is a separate charge.

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About payment / cancellation

About payment Cash payment on the tour day or advance credit card payment.
Payment method The ways assigned by operators.
Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law
About cancellation fee The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below.
The day before - on the day: 100%
The cancellation without prior notice: 100%
Cancellation by operators.


Matters require attention The lesson will be held at the store 「Teuichi Udon Ippu」
The store specializes in handmade udon noodles and has been continuing the old handmade production method for 40 years.​ ​ ​ ​

The owner of this store is a teacher of tsugaru-shamisen Mr. Shimamura Funayama, and if you would like to try, we recommend you to order noodles after the lesson. It would definitely be a COOL experience.

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Starting time 14:30
Participating ageAge 10 ~
Time required 1-2 hours
ScheduleEvery Friday​ ​
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