Now the ninja is popular all over the world, not just in Japan. And it is Iga City in Mie Prefecture that declared “Ninja City” which is attracting attention as a village of ninja. This place of Iga school’s birth has “Ninja-Museum of Iga school” which inherits the skills and tools still. In Ninja-Museum, it tells us the figure of “true ninja” that can only be seen here such as the true Ninja Show that pursued image of Iga school’s ninja, the secret of the ninja house, the life of a ninja village, etc.
Ninja – Museum of Iga school consists of Ninja house, Ninjutsu Experience Hall and Ninja Trading Hall. If you pay extra fee, you can experience ninjutsu demonstration show and throwing knife (Shuriken). In the ninja house, “Kunoichi” (female ninja) and ninja’s guide will introduce you while demonstrating inside the house.
The palace of the Iga style ninja consisting of “Ninja Yashiki House” “Ninja experience building”, “Ninja Denshokan Museum”, and “Ninja Hiroba square”. There are the Ninjutsu experience and the Ninja show, and by which you’re a ninja from today.
It’s possible to peep at the world of Iga way Ninja wrapped mysteriously here. You can experience a secret of the Iga style art of concealment. It display “Ningu” and document more than 400 items at the time of “the throwing knives” which are the representative weapon of the ninja.
In addition, you can really sense “a water spider” and “the chain armour” which a ninja used bodily. The mechanism corridor where the devices such as “a reversal” or “a bypath” made you somewhat taste the throb feeling that oneself seemed to steal into a mansion.
You can experience beating a genuine throwing knife per person for 200 yen. A ninja show of force perfection is being held.
Speaking of the ninja show, there may be people who think like dance performance. You will be overwhelmed by its quickness ,technique and tension at the show “Ashura” which is performed by the special army corps of Iga school’s ninja. It is a demonstration of a virtuosity acquired by only those who passed down the tradition of true ninja.
Visitors can watch a show where ninja tools that were actually used in the ninja heyday are demonstrated. Shuriken, swords, and kusarigama are used in this exciting display.
And, Iga-ryu Ninja Museum sells original ninja goods that cannot be found anywhere else. There are t-shirts, toys, ninja tools, and ninja clothing, all of which are rare items only found in the Museum Shop.
|Name:||Ninja-Museum in Mie|
|Adresse:||Uenomarunouchi 117 Iga, Mie 518-0873 Japan|
|Access:||Iga Tetsudo Railway Iga-sen Line “Uenoshi-eki Station” (10 minutes walk)|
|Price/Charge:||756 yen (Adult : Over 16 years old)
432 yen (Child : 4-15 years old)
Please refer the official web page.