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Iga-ryu Ninja Museum

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See ancient Japan from a Ninja's point of view

An exceptional display of past ninja culture via a museum, guided tour and captivating display of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dalby, Australia
Nice staff

The staff is very friendly and conducted a comprehensive guide on how the ninjas lived in the past... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Osaka, Japan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An exceptional display of past ninja culture via a museum, guided tour and captivating display of ninja weapons, techniques and martial arts. The guided tour of the ninja house has a written explanation of what the tour guide is explaining in Japanese. The actors in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great introduction into Samaria history, very informative and knowledgable guides. We took the your that also involved throwing ninja stars and using blow pipes! Great fun and highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our visit to the museum was broken down into three areas; guide of the ninja house, ninja museum and the ninja show. I understand that the show doesn’t take place every day. It’s worth checking this corresponds with your visit as it was a real...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The staff is very friendly and conducted a comprehensive guide on how the ninjas lived in the past. The exhibits, despite providing a good idea of the tools and jobs of the ninjas, there are not much information on the history of the rises and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ugin38
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I went on a day where the show/performance is not happening, its my fault for not realizing there's a schedule on it's website. So there was only a guided tour of a traditional house where hidden rooms are shown ( it's very much like what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

With the knowledgeable guide, we enjoyed the museum a lot. There is an old bath they took with a top, well hidden door, stairs and a place to watch visitors, door to escape, a tunnel connected to the well and storage space under the floor....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank RM7601
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Japan is well known for a few characters; Samurai, Geisha and Ninja We decided to go to Iga which is one of the few places which still have some Ninja culture background. They have a museum showing the various display of Ninja items. They also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Took express bus from Nagoya. Tourist center staffs at bus drop off were very helpful. Souvenir shop staff near “Ninja train” speaks English very well. Ninja train was modest and staffs were not capable of English communication but kind enough and attempted. The trains are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Mpadams
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Located between Osaka and Nagoya, the town of IGA in Mie prefecture, caters to all things Ninja. You can rent ninja costumes for the entire day, but be sure you return every single piece including leg covers and the head wrap, otherwise you will be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Ellen T
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The museum complex is small but worth visiting. There are Ninja weapons on display and of course information about ninjas. The ninja house has interesting secret doors, rooms and an escape tunnels. The show is animated, well choreographed and entertaining. We felt that the small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jannatul alia R
10 September 2017|
Response from jbaniel | Reviewed this property |
No need to reserve or book ahead. But make sure to look up the time of the shows as it varies per day.
abhi b
15 July 2017|
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Response from peterfuchs2017 |
We are Japan residents as well as bicyclists, and a few years ago we did a trip by Shinkansen to Hamatsu from Tokyo with bikes in bags, the got off and rode down Rt. 1 to the Atsumi Peninsula coast road. Stayed at a local... More
7 May 2017|
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Response from Hethler | Reviewed this property |
Not within the castle area per se but there are restaurants near the area with less than half-kilometer away which I think won't be a problem. Unlike the Fushima Inari Shrine or the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest that offers food... More