Japanese Taiko Drum Experience in Traditional Building （齋理屋敷）Japan Experience
【Among healing nature, inside Japanese-style traditional buildings, enjoy performances with Japanese traditional drums】
Marumori-machi in Miyagi Prefecture is a "town of water and greenery" surrounded by rich forested mountains and mountain streams. The Sairi-Yashiki Warehouse is the former estate of the wealthy merchant Saitou family, which continued for seven generations starting in 1780. The estate was donated along with all its collections to the town of Marumori, which opened the Sairi-Yashiki Warehouse Compound to the public as the "Sairi Historical Estate."
This activity is a special experience, unique even in Japan, where you can see a live performance by local professional taiko drumming group "Marumori Date Taiko" in this valuable historical place, resonating with the Japanese style buildings and atmosphere.
In addition, you can experience "Taiko Mindfulness" using Japanese taiko drums. In this section, you can release your daily stress and stray thoughts and meditate.Itinerary
Come enjoy a taiko drumming performance and workshop at Sairi Yashiki! Sairi Yashiki is an historical estate with 7 warehouses filled with exhibitions of clothes and works of art from the late 1800s, as well as 2 former residences. At this beautiful historical spot, you will be treated to an energetic taiko drumming performance, followed by a lesson where you can learn how to beat the traditional taiko drum. After learning a simple song, we will give you a "happi" coat to wear and you can perform the song on Sairi Yashiki's outdoor stage. We will record you on your phone/camera so that you can take this memory home with you.Stop At:
• Sairi House, 25 Machinishi, Marumori-machi, Igu-gun 981-2165 Miyagi Prefecture
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 2 Hours
Sairi Yashiki, 25 Machinishi, Marumori, Igu-gun, Miyagi 981-2165, Japan
Traveler pickup is offered
The pickup place is Marumori Station.
▼ If you are coming from Sendai by train to Marumori-machi, please take the following trains to get to Marumori Station.
① At Sendai Station, buy a paper ticket (910 yen/adult) for Marumori Station on the Abukumakyuko Line (the Abukumakyuko Line does not accept payment by cards). Board the Tohoku Line 8:23 train bound for Shiroishi.
Get off the train at Tsukinoki Station but do not exit the ticket gate. Go up the stairs to the train platform opposite where you got off the train. Board the train waiting there. If needed, push the button to open the door.
③ At Tsukinoki Station, board the 8:54 train on the Abukumakyuko Line going towards Marumori.
④ Arrive at Marumori Station at 9:16.
⑤ If you reserve the free pick-up service in advance, the staff will come by car to pick you up at Marumori Station.
· On the Abukuma Express Line you cannot use electronic transportation money such as SUICA or PASMO cards, etc. Be sure to go to the ticket machines at Sendai Station to buy a ticket for Marumori Station (910 yen for an adult).
· At Marumori Station, please give the purchased ticket to the station staff when getting off.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.