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Leave your morning and evening free with afternoon tours and activities. Visit top sights, go snorkeling or diving in Japan's clear seas or book a delicious lunch of local specialties.
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  1. Join geisha and maiko in Kyoto for a tea ceremony. Sip green tea while you watch an elegant dance performance at a traditional Kyoto tea house. Meet and chat with a real trainee geisha!
    English Available

    From USD37.69

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  2. Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

    USD26.67

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Take a taste of true Japanese hospitality with an English-language tea ceremony conducted by a friendly tea master. Located just minutes from Kiyomizu Temple, a perfect addition to any trip.
    English Available

    USD27.59

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful courtesan dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories, for beautiful and memorable photos of your trip to Kyoto.

    From USD134.09

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. 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 sushi or Kyoto 'obanzai' (healthy vegetable dishes) and sample some sake.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD128.13

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Conveniently located a minute away from the Kinkakuji temple, enjoy a special tea ceremony at Koto. Ceremonies in English are also available for a memorable time in Japan.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD24.83

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. While in Kyoto, take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform into an elegant maiko or geisha! Take photos in dramatic white makeup and colorful kimono.

    From USD114.22

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Become one of Kyoto's lovely maiko for a day. Professional staff will do the white make up and help you dress in a bright kimono before a photo shoot! You can also stroll Kyoto for even more pictures.
    English Available

    From USD58.60

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Use soft, comfortable and fragrant Kitayama Cedar to make your own chopsticks. Create a personal carrying case colored by Kyoto Yuzen dyeing as a finishing touch.

    USD29.80

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. Learn the traditional method of dyeing intricate patterns on cloth, and choose your favorite sketch from more than 200 types or bring your own sketch. You can take your work home on the same day.

    From USD22.99

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Visit a traditional Japanese townhouse and learn the art of Japanese flower arrangement, ikebana. Make use of delicate flowers and create a unique arrangement for the season.
    English Available

    USD58.60

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. Experience flying at a high altitude and stroll in the sky at 470 meters above the ground. Witness the amazing view of the surrounding cities from above.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD90.13

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  13. Kimono Dressing and Rental
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    Select from hundreds of kimonos and obi sashes to let the experienced staff transform you! Walk along the streets of Kyoto in the traditional garment.

    From USD27.81

    45%
    OFF
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  14. Learn how to make beautiful wagashi, the traditional cutely shaped sweets of Japan! An experienced instructor will assist you as you make flower and fruit shaped treats.

    USD19.87

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Bring your family and friends for a delicious experience in Kyoto. Use traditional methods to make different kinds of decorative confectionery and taste it on the spot.

    From USD12.69

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Make a lovely item of your choice using traditional shibori tie dye methods to color your own design. Select from handkerchiefs, shawls, curtains and more. Enjoy a fun workshop in Kyoto.

    From USD9.20

    Daily
    2 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Fold, twist and transform fabric to create a unique kanzashi hair ornament, the same type that is used by Kyoto geisha. You can learn this amazing art and make a one of a kind souvenir.

    USD27.59

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Create your very own souvenir of Kyoto by joining in and learning the art of Kyo-Yuzen. This local dyeing technique creates bright, fantastic designs great for all ages.

    From USD20.23

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  19. Create your own personal "sensu" folding fan, one of Kyoto special traditional crafts. In this lesson, you can draw on a folding fan and make an original design.

    USD25.75

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Make your very own traditional Japanese crafts for you to take home as souvenirs. Enjoy embroidery, Kyo-Yuzen style fabric dying and cocoon doll right in Kyoto city.

    From USD10.12

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)

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