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Updated: October 1, 2019

Shamisen Workshop & Performance Shamisen Katoh

6-26-4 Higashiogu, Arakawa City, Tokyo

Sounds of the shamisen

Try plucking a tune on the shamisen—a traditional three-stringed Japanese instrument—at this workshop. You will also get to watch a shamisen being made, and enjoy one being played. Reservations are required, through email or other means.

How to Get There

  • Kumanomae StationNippori-toneri LinerArakawa Line Exit3 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 10:00-19:00

  • Closing days: SundaysHolidaysNew Year's holidaysGolden Week


Shamisen-making observation and performance: 2,000 yen (60 minutes)


Facility Info

  • Restrooms
  • Japanese
  • JapaneseEnglish

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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