Japanese Samurai Culture – Spirit and Technique

Experience the spirit and technique at the heart
of Japanese samurai culture in Itami City.
Artisans and businesses in Itami City have been contributing to traditional Japanese culture since the Edo period.

Today, many organizations in the city are working to preserve the Samurai culture of the Edo period
– from tea ceremony and budo (martial arts),
to sake brewing – and to convey this knowledge to people in Japan and all over the world.


Located near Umeda Station, Osaka, Itami hosts a range of cultural assets:
it is known as the birthplace of sake, and as a national center for the martial art of Naginata (long handled sword).

With its wide range of cultural activities,
visitors to Itami can really experience many aspects of traditional Japanese culture.

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