Shamisen Playing Experience

Shamisen is a representative of traditional Japanese three-stringed instruments. Under the guidance of an instructor, you can be a shamisen player without any experience

In Asakusa, the center of sightseeing in Japan, you can easily enjoy a real shamisen performance experience. Shamisen is a typical Japanese traditional musical instrument that plays a sound by playing a string with a plectrum shaped like a ginkgo leaf. The rich sound and tone of the unique tuning method are still popular with many lovers today

In this experience, when you come to the shop, the staff will explain about this experience, and the instructor will give a detailed explanation of the shamisen. The instructor will teach you carefully how to hold the shamisen and how to hold the plectrum, so even if you have never played shamisen, you can learn it at ease. Once you've learned how to play various scales from the three strings on the long pole of your instrument, you'll challenge your performance.


2 Working Days
60 minutes
Voucher Type
No Amendments
No Refunds

Operating Hours

Activity duration: 60 mins

Timings: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

What You Get

Shamisen Playing Experience



  • Shamisen rental
  • Performance guidance
  • Kimono rental
Additional information:
  • This activity requires a minimum of two persons
  • If you would like to wear a kimono during the experience, please select the add-on. You will also have an additional 40 - 60 minutes to wear the kimono.

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Jidaiya Meijikan

2-3-5 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0034

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Shamisen Experience
Add-on: Kimono Rental
Per person

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