Japanese Taiko Drum Experience on the Boat (阿武隈ライン舟下り)Japan Experience

”Peaceful boat ride enjoying traditional Japanese drums and beautiful nature”

Marumori town in Miyagi prefecture is called the “Town of Water and Green” because it is blessed with spectacular mountains and streams.

Our special program is unique and one of its kind in Japan and possibly in the world. Board the boat and set sail down the Abukuma River, enjoying the beautiful scenery as you experience the powerful performance by the “Marumori Tabi Daiko” team, a local professional Japanese drumming team that uses traditional taiko drums.

Each and every drummer performs with all their heart, sending positive vibes wishing peace and happiness for all mankind. Why not join this tour and feel their passion firsthand!

After the performance, the team members will teach you how to play the taiko drum, and teach you a simple song to perform.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Marumori, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Music Classes




”Peaceful boat ride enjoying traditional Japanese drums and beautiful nature”

Marumori town in Miyagi prefecture is called the “Town of Water and Green” because it is blessed with spectacular mountains and streams.

Our special program is unique and one of its kind in Japan and possibly in the world. Board the boat and set sail down the Abukuma River, enjoying the beautiful scenery as you experience the powerful performance by the “Marumori Tabi Daiko” team, a local professional Japanese drumming team that uses traditional taiko drums.

Each and every drummer performs with all their heart, sending positive vibes wishing peace and happiness for all mankind. Why not join this tour and feel their passion firsthand!

After the performance, the team members will teach you how to play the taiko drum, and teach you a simple song to perform.

Itinerary

Tohoku’s second largest river, The Abukuma river, has been used for a long period of time to transport goods In the olden days, starting with transporting the annual rice tax, once Japan entered the Meiji era, it started transporting wooden and stone materials such as firewood, this continued until the Shouwa era The ones who are keeping the story of this alive are Abukuma Line Funakudari company.

During this activity, you will ride a boat on the Abukuma River. While enjoying the natural scenery, a performer from Marumori’s Tabi Daiko taiko drumming group will perform a song for you. Then they will teach you how to beat the traditional taiko drum, and teach you a simple song. Then you will get to perform the song. If you want, we will record you on your phone/camera so you can have a memory to take home with you.

There will also be an introduction to some interesting spots along the river.

Stop At:

• Abukuma River, Marumori-machi, Igu-gun 981-2171 Miyagi Prefecture