You are able to enjoy drumming and walk around cultural Asakusa! Taiko drums are considered to be one of the first percussion instruments invented by humans. There are many variations of drums all over the world; however, the characteristics of a Japanese drum is defined by its lower tone and the remains of the reverberation of the sound. The tour starts at the Drum Museum where you can observe and touch a collection of drums which have come from around the world. You will also be able to participate in an intense drumming lesson at the Taiko Center. After the Taiko session you will enjoy a short tour around Asakusa which is a very popular tourist spot.
|Time||13:30 - 16:30|
01 June - 19 December: Thursday
|Guide||English-speaking guide or assistant service is provided.|
|Pick-up service||Not available. Tour start from Asakusa, Kaminarimon|
|Drop-off service||Not available. Tour disbands at Asakusa Senso-ji Temple|
* Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a spare T-shirt and keep in mind that you will practice barefoot.
13:30 Meet in Asakusa, at Kaminarimon gate (big red gate)
⇒ Move to a studio ⇒ See various drums
* See various drums from all over the World.
⇒ Move to Taiko Center (10 mins. walk) ⇒ Practice Taiko
*（around 1 hour） Please wear comfortable clothes and also bring a change of clothes.
⇒ Walk around Asakusa （Temple and Nakamise street, around 30 minutes.）
⇒ 16:30 Tour ends at Senso-ji Temple (approx. ending time)