Machiya Tour and Tea Ceremony Experience at Nishijin Tondaya in Kyoto

Kimono and tea ceremony in Kyoto

Experience a tea ceremony and kimono dressing.

Enter the enchanting world of old Kyoto at the Nishijin Tondaya estate, where you can tour the machiya before taking part in a tea ceremony, dressing in kimono or enjoying a Kyoto lunch.

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Tour this example of old Kyoto, a money exchange house from the late 1800s. In 1999 Nishijin Tondaya was designated as a cultural asset of Japan, and now is dedicated to preserving the historic customs of the women of Kyoto. After your tour of the beautiful machiya, experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Don't worry if this is your first time, the knowledgeable professionals of Tondaya will take you step-by-step through this age old custom. You can enhance your tea ceremony experience by wearing a kimono, and learn how to move gracefully while wearing this gorgeous, refined piece of silk art!
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Machiya Townhouse Tour
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    A beautiful machiya in Japan.
This tour may not be booked on its own. Please select one or more add-ons of your choice for a full experience.
  • Duration: 0.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Guide
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    283886 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 09:30 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour and Tea Ceremony
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    Visiting Kyoto? Try a classic tea ceremony
Tour the historic building, then experience a traditional tea ceremony.
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    283886 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:00 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour and Private Tea Ceremony in Historic Room
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USD 136.67
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USD 136.67
USD 136.67
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    A serene zen-like tea ceremony experience.
Enjoy a private tea ceremony in a historic tearoom.
Due to the room size, a maximum of 5 people may be booked.
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    283886 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:00 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour with Japanese Lunch
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USD 48.81
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  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
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    283871 Learn about this piece of living history, then relish the flavors of Kyoto cuisine during lunch.
  • 10:30 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour and Kimono Dressing Experience
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USD 58.57
USD 58.57
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    Try on a kimono at a machiya!
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    283886 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:00 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour with Tea Ceremony and Japanese Lunch
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USD 68.34
USD 68.34
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USD 68.34
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    The serenity of a Japanese garden.
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
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Starting time: 09:00 - 15:30 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    307379 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:30 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Machiya Townhouse Tour, Kimono Dressing Experience and Tea Ceremony
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USD 78.10
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USD 78.10
USD 78.10
  • Kimono and tea ceremony in Kyoto
    Experience a tea ceremony and kimono dressing.
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Guide / Kimono dressing / Tea ceremony
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Starting time: 09:00 - 15:30 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    307379 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:30 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Package detail / Schedule
Machiya Townhouse tour with Kimono Dressing Experience and Japanese lunch
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USD 87.86
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    Try on a kimono at a machiya!
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
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Starting time: 09:00 - 15:30 (Show details)
  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    307379 Learn about this piece of living history, before taking part in your selected cultural activity.
  • 10:30 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Package detail / Schedule
Machiya Tour, Kimono Dressing Experience, Tea Ceremony and Japanese Lunch
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USD 97.62
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USD 97.62
Get the full Kyoto machiya experience, topped off by a delicious handmade lunch of local delicacies.
  • Duration: 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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Starting time: 09:00 - 15:00 (Show details)
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  • 09:00 Check-in at Nishijin Tondaya
  • Machiya Tour and Cultural Experience
    283885 Learn about this piece of living history, the classic Kyoto style machiya.
  • Tea Ceremony
    m_106070 Participate in the elegantly formal tea ceremony, where each item and motion is a work of art unto itself.
  • Kimono Dressing
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  • 11:00 Check-out at Nishijin Tondaya
Add-ons:
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Origami (paper folding) + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Japanese Calligraphy + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Flower Arrangement + USD 29.29
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
Kimono Dressing Demonstration + USD 39.05
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Restriction(s)
    • This tour may not be booked on its own. Please select one or more add-ons when booking this course.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Socks are required to enter Nishijin Tondaya. Please bring a pair with you or you may purchase a pair upon arrival.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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