8 Japanese cultural experiences you must do in Osaka


Osaka is one of the largest cities in Japan and a must-visit destination when visiting Japan.
If you have come all the way to Japan, you want to experience something unique to Japan, don't you?
There are many different kinds of experiences you can have in Osaka.
Today, we would like to introduce some of the Japanese cultural experiences available in Osaka.

  1. Become a Ninja at "Ninja Experience Cafe Osaka Dotonbori"
  2. Feel like a sushi chef! "Osaka Sushi Chef Experience Center"
  3. You can cook Japanese food, too! "Washoku Home Cooking"
  4. Experience Japanese wabi-sabi at "Japanese Culture Precious Wood"
  5. Let's make your own original cup noodle “Cup Noodles Museum"
  6. Relax in yukata at "Soraniwa Onsen"
  7. Experience asceticism at a temple! "Nyoganji Temple Subaruan"

1. Become a Ninja at “Ninja Experience Cafe Osaka Dotonbori"

Japan is famous for its ninja!
Since you are in Japan, why don't you dress up in a ninja costume and practice shuriken(Ninja star), blowgun, and sword(katana) fighting?
There are also original foods, and even some tricks on the wall!
It will be a great memory not only for children but also for adults.

Ninja Experience Cafe Osaka Dotonbori's official website

2. Feel like a sushi chef! "Osaka Sushi Chef Experience Center"

When Japanese food is mentioned, sushi is probably the first thing that comes to mind.
Here, you can try your hand at making authentic sushi.
Why don't you try making and eating delicious sushi?

Osaka Sushi Chef Experience Center's official website

3. You can cook Japanese food, too! "Washoku Home Cooking"

Japanese food is a traditional Japanese culture and is registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Here, you can learn how to make such Japanese food, washoku.
Why don't you come back to your home country and serve Japanese food to your friends?

Washiku Home Cooking's official website

4. Experience Japanese Wabi - Sabi at “Japanese Culture Precious Wood"

The tea ceremony is a traditional Japanese culture.
Here, you can experience the tea ceremony while wearing a yukata.
Let's learn the real “Wabi - Sabi” of Japan.
"Wabi-sabi" refers to the Japanese spirit that is common to the roots of Japanese culture.

Japanese Culture Preciaous Wood's official website

5. Let's Make Your Own Original Cup Noodles “Cup Noodles Museum"

Instant noodles were born in Osaka, Japan.
At this museum, you can actually make instant noodles.
It is very exciting to make your own cup noodles.

Cup Noodles Museum's official website

6. Relax in a Yukata at “Soraniwa Onsen"

Soraniwa Onsen is one of the largest hot spring theme parks in Osaka.
Here, in addition to enjoying the hot springs, visitors can take pictures wearing yukata (light cotton kimono) and receive massages.
It is the perfect place to relax after a tiring trip.

Soraniwa Onsen's official website

7. Experience asceticism at a temple! "Nyoganji Temple Subaruan"

Here you can actually stay on the temple grounds.
Not only can you stay at the temple, but you can also experience Japanese culture such as ascetic practices, tea ceremony, and pottery making.
If you want to immerse your body and soul in Japan, why not stay here?

Nyoganji Temple Subaruan's official website

What are we?

We run Ninja Experience Cafe in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, Japan.
Here you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture through experiencing ninja training.
Both adults and children are welcome to try their hand at defeating the ninja master inside the cafe.
The cafe is an indoor interactive zone, so it can be enjoyed even on rainy days.
If you are thinking "I want to be a real ninja too!” or interested in becoming a real ninja, please visit us.
Reservations can be made here.

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