Check out the most highly rated and reviewed Kyoto tours and activities and see why travelers around the world can't stop talking about them!
56Activities
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    Learn about the life of geisha and maiko on this evening tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Feel the history of Gion as you walk, and see Kyoto's famous maiko!
    English Available

    USD9.66

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Join real geisha and maiko in Kyoto as you sip green tea and watch an elegant performance. Taking place at a traditional Kyoto tea house, this is a special chance to meet and talk with the maiko.
    English Available

    From USD39.58

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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    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.

    USD19.32

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD48.56

    Early Booking
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
    58%
    OFF
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    Meet the beautiful trainee geisha of Kyoto and witness the secret traditions of Japan. Enjoy an evening of culture, entertainment and delicious food with the iconic geisha and maiko.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD183.51

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance performed before you and play traditional games for a memorable time in Gion.
    English Available

    USD183.51

    Tue, Thu
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    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.

    USD28.01

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    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.

    USD20.86

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Treat yourself to an an incredible private chartered tour of Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Ride in luxury in a spacious limousine as you discover the area.
    English Available

    From USD209.69

    Daily
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    Watch a maiko perform traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Set against the backdrop of Higashiyama, a photography session with the maiko will make for amazing memories.
    English Available
    Special

    From USD76.21

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (evening)
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    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.
    Meal Provided

    From USD26.08

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Become a Maiko for a day! Dress yourself up in an elaborate kimono and traditional makeup. Bring a lovely memory home with professional photos of yourself!

    USD104.31

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD19.32

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD26.08

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Take a big step into the magical world of geisha and maiko with an amazing evening. Enjoy drinking while the maiko performs, then take the chance to chat in English and even take pictures!
    English Available

    From USD112.15

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
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    While you are in Kyoto, spend a few hours creating a hand-made one-of-a-kind piece of Kyo-Yuzen, or dyed-fabric, and bring home a beautiful piece of art!

    From USD41.73

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    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.

    USD31.29

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka, and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD140.05

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
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    Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!

    From USD28.98

    Daily
    (evening)
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    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 USD140.82

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)

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