We visit the awesome new Samurai Museum in Shinjuku

posted on December 18, 2015

Experience the samurai spirit first-hand with original swords and armour at the recently opened Samurai Museum.

Honour before life. That's the motto you leave with after taking a walk through the incredible Samurai Museum that opened at the end of September in Shinjuku's Kabuki-cho district. Our ever-curious reporter Mr Sato took a trip here recently and shared the experience with us, saying it's a must-see spot for foreigners and locals alike.

Once you take your shoes off to step inside, you're greeted by half a dozen suits of samurai armour. The best thing about these displays is that they're presented outside of glass cases which really draws you into the feudal world of centuries past.

The museum also offers a number of other experiences for visitors, including samurai calligraphy lessons, photo shoots in full armour, and sword battle performances.

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