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  1. No.1
    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.

    USD75.08

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (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 USD144.80

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    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 USD26.33

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. 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

    USD29.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD42.12

    11%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 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 USD82.88

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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

    USD29.25

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  8. 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.

    USD84.25

    Weekday
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. 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 USD160.89

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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 USD30.03

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  11. Join in and learn the basics of playing the traditional Japanese koto (13-stringed zither). Open to solo travelers and groups, pluck the strings and learn to play the folk tune 'Sakura'.
    English Available

    USD58.51

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Let a Zen master teach you Zazen meditation, and experience the culture of the temples during a walking tour of Tofukuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD104.04

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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 USD32.18

    49%
    OFF
    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Visit a traditional Japanese machiya (wooden townhouse) and enjoy an authentic tea ceremony in a serene atmosphere. Learn about and experience Japanese culture in a friendly and relaxed way.
    English Available

    USD40.76

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. 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 USD19.50

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. 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 USD39.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  17. 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 silk kimono or enjoying a Kyoto lunch.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD10.73

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Spend a modern yet elegant day together in Kyoto with that special someone. Dress up in traditional kimono or yukata (light cotton kimono) and set off around town together for perfect photos!

    From USD61.78

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. Dress up or have your little girl turn into a beautiful doll-like maiko in the heart of Arashiyama. Men can also take part in this family-friendly and fun photo activity while enjoying your time in Kyoto.
    English Available

    From USD122.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. 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.

    USD58.99

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)

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