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Taiko Drumming Performance and Workshop Inside a Traditional Merchant's Residence

Let's enjoy Japanese culture in Marumori Town, Miyagi Prefecture!

Operation Period

All year round

Time Required

30min to 2 hours (negotiable)

Number of Participants



11,000 JPY– (tax included)

"Sairi Yashiki" is the former residence of a wealthy merchant family which was active for several generations since 1780.

This special "only in Japan" experience combines live performances and wadaiko (Japanese taiko drums) lessons from the local professional wadaiko performer group "Tabidaiko". The program takes place inside an historical Japanese-style merchant estate.

View Japanese traditional architecture and listen to the sound of traditional musical instruments.
・Enjoy the rural and historic views away from the big city.
・Learn to play the taiko drum from professional drummers, and then perform together.
・Try the new experience combining taiko drumming and mindfulness.
・Record your performance and share on social media.

*Please make a reservation 2 weeks in advance. However, we may be able to accept requests with a shorter notice according to the schedule of our drummers. Please inquire for details.

Experience Program NameTaiko Drumming Performance and Workshop Inside a Traditional Merchant's Residence
Activity LocationSairi Yashiki merchant house in Marumori Town
Time Required30min to 2 hours (negotiable)
Operation PeriodAll year round
Start TimePlease tell us your desired time when applying.
Minimum number of participants4people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline14 days before by 17:00
Important notes regarding participationIf it is raining, we will hold the experience inside the traditional buildings of Sairi Yashiki. If it is sunny, we may hold the experience on the beautiful stage outside.
1 participant11,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee, consumption tax., admission fee for Sairi Yashiki
Method of PaymentPlease pay cash on the day (credit card not accepted), or through online travel agent (see AirBnB link).
Cancellation PolicyCancellation Policy
Up to the previous day, no cancellation fee.
On the day: 100%
Meeting Spot25 Machinishi, Marumori-machi, Igu-gun, Miyagi-ken 981-2165
Meeting TimePlease arrive by your reserved time.
Access--By Public Transportation--
30-minute walk or 2.5 kilometers by rental cycle from Marumori Station (Abukuma Line).
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and Tours・Operated by a multi-lingual guide (Japanese, English).
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English