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Nishiki Market Walking Tour & Sake Tasting with Maki Sushi Roll Making

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Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local Nishiki Market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make maki sushi roll at a traditional machiya house.

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The tour starts at Nishiki Market (also known as "Kyoto's Kitchen"), the busiest market in the city. Here you will purchase the ingredients for your maki sushi roll making lesson later that day, assisted by your local guide.

After walking through the market, head to an old sake brewery, where the sake-making process is explained and guests can sample several types of the Japanese liquor. Next stop is a machiya, a traditional townhouse, where a professional chef will teach you how to maki sushi rolls.
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Nishiki Market Walking Tour
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  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
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  • Inclusion: Dinner / English-speaking guide / Nishiki Market tour / Sake tasting / Maki sushi roll making lesson
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  • 14:30 Tour Starts at Nishiki Entrance of Daimaru Department Store
  • Nishiki Market
    shutterstock_344881763 cropped Your English-speaking guide will take you through Nishiki Market, giving you information on the vibrant displays of food along its lanes.
  • Former Sake Brewery
    sake1 Visit a former sake brewery and learn about the process of making the popular Japanese liquor. While there, sample several different varieties of sake or "nihonshu".
  • 16:30 Cooking Lesson and Dinner
    shutterstock_414617500 cropped Arrive at the machiya for your cooking lesson! Learn how to make maki sushi roll with ingredients bought at Nishiki Market earlier that day. The dishes you will make comes with soup, a vegetable dish and fruit. After the lesson, go ahead and indulge in your creations.
  • 18:00 Activity Ends at Wak Japan Machiya
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Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
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    • You must be at least 20 years old to consume alcoholic beverages.
    • The scheduled start time is fixed and may not be adjusted to accommodate late participants. Please note that the tour will proceed without you if you are late for more than 5 minutes.
    • Guests may have a private tour arranged for free if more than 7 participants are booked.
    • For small groups who would want a private activity, please inquire through the customer support inquiry.
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  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 7 business days to 00:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 2 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 60% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 134.09
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(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(4 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

It was a fun experience getting to walk around the market, learn about sake, getting to try various sake types, and then taking all the items we gathered as a group and used them to create our dinner ...more
We went as a couple to the market and sushi tour in Kyoto. To begin with the class takes you across the Kyoto Market area in wich you can taste, learn and see a lot of different stores, products, food...more
It was an interesting and fun crash-course through the market. We learned a lot of fun little facts along the route while we were picking up done ingredients for the sushi making part of the tour. It ...more