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  1. No.1
    Soothe heart and mind with Zen meditation at Shourinji Temple in Kyoto. Seek calm in the quiet temple grounds then enjoy a reflective cup of tea afterwards.

    From USD9.49

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful oiran dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories. Get dressed by professional stylists and take stunning photos in luxurious booths for a memorable time in Kyoto.
    English Available

    From USD140.94

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Led by a genuine ninja who trained in Iga, the homeland of ninjas. Learn the tricks and stealthy moves of these iconic spies. Participants will receive a Ninja License after the course!
    English Available

    From USD80.67

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Experience a traditional yakatabune ride in one of Kyoto's famed areas and enjoy authentic local tofu cuisine onboard. Gaze at the picturesque scenery of the Arashiyama area while indulging in a delicious lunch.

    USD71.18

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. From modern pop to classical Japanese music, take part in an entertaining interactive concert featuring traditional Japanese instruments and professional musicians from all over Japan! Feel the energy and spend a great night out with amazing music!
    English Available

    From USD41.00

    11%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 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 USD29.23

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  7. Check out this showcase of the samurai art of kembu. The powerful sword dance will have you marvelling at the skill of the masters as they perform this unique Japanese art.
    English Available

    USD28.47

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  8. While in Kyoto, take a moment to calm your mind through the practice of shakyo at Shourinji Temple. Open to beginners, no Japanese knowledge required.

    USD15.19

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Stroll through the vintage streets of Kyoto in a gorgeous kimono. Select from a variety of cute and elegant styles to dress up and take photos in. Explore Kyoto in style and head out to famous landmarks such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Yasaka Shrine.

    From USD31.32

    49%
    OFF
    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Marvel at the wonderful autumn scenery at Konkai Komyoji Temple lit up beautifully at night while listening to a Japanese music performance. Make sure to check-out the famous Afro Jizo Buddha statue for an unforgettable experience in Kyoto!
    Special

    From USD7.59

    Daily
    (evening)
  11. Feel the rhythm of Japanese traditional taiko drumming in Kyoto. No experience or Japanese language needed, just grab the sticks and dive into this fun cultural experience.

    USD82.00

    Weekday
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  12. Discover the techniques of the samurai and learn the basics of kembu, a refined style of sword dancing that passes down the samurai spirit and methods.
    English Available

    From USD37.96

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. Ride a retro rickshaw and step back in time in lovely Arashiyama! This private tour takes you around the best sites, filled with history and beauty.

    From USD18.98

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Stroll the streets of Kyoto in a bright and chic kimono. Snap memorable photos as you mix the ancient city with the latest in modern fashions.

    USD57.42

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  15. Get dressed and styled in an adorable antique kimono with a modern twist. Add to the nostalgic style with cute accessories and try a different type of photo shoot for amazing pictures.
    English Available

    From USD140.94

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. Dress up in a lovely kimono or yukata for a stroll through the streets and sights of Kyoto. Blend right into the classic city with traditional wear, making for great photos and memories.

    From USD41.76

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  17. Be it summer or winter, Japanese kimonos complement all seasons perfectly! What better way to explore Kyoto than to do it in traditional Japanese garb!

    From USD25.63

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture. Put on a beautiful kimono and learn nihon buyo (traditional Japanese dance), an art form that has been refined over the past 400 years!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD156.60

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Overlooking a river and surrounded by lush greens, spend a night in a newly renovated thatched roof house with remnants of traditional Japanese elements. Fully equipped with necessities, enjoy a peaceful evening in Miyama.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD131.92

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  20. Bring your friends and family to the peaceful countryside of Kyoto. Stay overnight in a modern thatched roof villa fully equipped with a bathroom, kitchen and necessary goods to make your time in Miyama, memorable.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD95.86

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)

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