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Activities in Kyoto

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Ranked #1 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Cooking classes
Owner description: Thank you very much for finding our small cooking class in Kyoto, Japan! Please come visit our home and cook Japanese food... more » Owner description: Thank you very much for finding our small cooking class in Kyoto, Japan! Please come visit our home and cook Japanese food together! No need to be an expert cook. If you like Japanese food you will be successful cooking them. The class is not only about cooking, but learning about Japanese culture. We will do our best to answer all the questions you may have for food and lifestyle! « less
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Ranked #2 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Private tour using a car. Because I am both a licensed guide and a taxi driver, I can drive my guests around Kyoto, and guide... more » Owner description: Private tour using a car. Because I am both a licensed guide and a taxi driver, I can drive my guests around Kyoto, and guide inside sightseeing spots. ( Due to the regulation in Japan, most guides can't use their cars for guiding. ) « less
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$59* and up
Ranked #3 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Cooking classes
Owner description: Morning Bento Class (9:30-13:00, 6800 yen pp) and Afternoon Kappo Class (14:00-17:30, 6800 yen pp) Easy access from central... more » Owner description: Morning Bento Class (9:30-13:00, 6800 yen pp) and Afternoon Kappo Class (14:00-17:30, 6800 yen pp) Easy access from central Kyoto, Shijo/Karasuma area. Friendly, English fluent local Japanese ladies welcome you in half a day Japanese cooking class. Beautiful machiya traditional townhouse is also something you can definitely enjoy during your visit. « less
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Ranked #4 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Tea Room Juan is a genuine and truly authentic Japanese Tea Room adorned with the most precious utensils and décor. It... more » Owner description: The Tea Room Juan is a genuine and truly authentic Japanese Tea Room adorned with the most precious utensils and décor. It complies with all the bespoke characteristics of a genuine and fully dedicated Tea Ceremony Room. There is nothing else available in Kyoto other than a few other Tea Rooms which are set in the grounds of Temples and Shrines and are, for obvious reasons, closed to the general public from Japan and overseas, other than on very special and rare occasions.If you are looking to experience the Japanese Tea Ceremony there is nothing better than the Tea Room Juan. « less
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Ranked #5 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Bike tours; Tours
Owner description: A city where is full with history and culture. In such a city, ancient traditional daily practices are remained in the... more » Owner description: A city where is full with history and culture. In such a city, ancient traditional daily practices are remained in the backstreets, where usually not put in travel guide books. KCTP cycling tour leads you to explore those Kyoto’s chessboard like backstreet’s culture and custom with professional English speaking guides. Probably, it is the slowest cycling tour in the world, so even senior has no hesitate to join. Let’s explore Kyoto’s little treasure together! « less
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Ranked #6 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #7 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #8 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Performances; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: Come and feel the traditions of the Samurai!!'Samurai Kembu' is one of Japanese traditional performing arts. 1-hour Samurai... more » Owner description: Come and feel the traditions of the Samurai!!'Samurai Kembu' is one of Japanese traditional performing arts. 1-hour Samurai Show and other lesson programs are available. « less
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Ranked #9 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Other food and wine; Food and Drink
Owner description: Welcome to Kyoto! How about authentic tea ceremony in a beautiful 100-year-old traditional Geisha ryokan just five minutes... more » Owner description: Welcome to Kyoto! How about authentic tea ceremony in a beautiful 100-year-old traditional Geisha ryokan just five minutes from Kiyomizu Temple? Japanese tea ceremony has more than 400 years of history, the most elevated way to fully enjoy a bowl of tea. Spiritually and physically, we would like you to feel the air as well. You will watch a tea ceremony performance and then you will get a chance to make tea. Please come by and have a bowl of tea with us!The session starts on the hour every hour, from 10:00 to 17:00. One session is 45 minutes and 2000 yens per person includes a bowl of tea and a sweet. Cash and credit card accepted. « less
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$47* and up
Ranked #10 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 3.5 hour adventures and... more » Owner description: Kyoto Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Kyoto. They range from 3 to 3.5 hour adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Kyoto. A local expert guide will take you on your urban adventure and give you valuable insights into the cultural capital of Japan. « less
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Ranked #11 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Joukeian is a tea room where you can partake in the rich experience of Japanese tea ceremony. Joukeian offers various courses... more » Owner description: Joukeian is a tea room where you can partake in the rich experience of Japanese tea ceremony. Joukeian offers various courses from a short course to a night course nad Chaji (full-course). Immerse yourself in the art and beauty of the tea room, tea garden, seasonal meals and conversation. We sincerely hope you feel of the heart of with us and have a truly memorable experience. « less
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Ranked #12 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Welcome to the JD Kai. In Japanese, it means to "discover" Japan. We specialize in unique, off-the-beaten-path food and sake... more » Owner description: Welcome to the JD Kai. In Japanese, it means to "discover" Japan. We specialize in unique, off-the-beaten-path food and sake tasting tours. We eat and drink our way through the charming Fushimi neighborhood of Kyoto. We visit small, specialty shops all family owned and operated. At each location, we taste something different, giving you a good variety of Japanese flavors. Do you know what "dashi" is? How about obanzai? Junmaishu? We will learn about these important food and sake words and more while interacting with the families of each shop. Whether you are a seasoned foodie or just want to have fun discovering Japanese culture through food and sake, this might be for you! « less
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Ranked #13 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: "GEAR” is the first non-verbal performance originated in Japan.The world-class performers of mime, breakin', magic trick, and... more » Owner description: "GEAR” is the first non-verbal performance originated in Japan.The world-class performers of mime, breakin', magic trick, and juggle presents a lovely story of a toy named “Doll” transforming a human girl through the various communications with an android named “Roboroid.”This performance is set without any “words,” just being compounded with the action, dance, expression, music, and images satisfying all the senses. And also, this performance is filled with the exciting materials. Stage setting gives an illusion loosing the way in the factory, or feeling like blown off by a gust of wind. And the contemporary technologies like the projection mapping, sparkling full colored LED dresses, and specially customized laser beams with 16million colors present everyone inexperienced impressions. Since started in the April 2014, this performance had a long run of 600 times and 30,000 audiences. « less
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Ranked #14 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Visiting Kyoto can be overwhelming, there is just so much to see!I will guide you along the lesser known, but oh so charming,... more » Owner description: Visiting Kyoto can be overwhelming, there is just so much to see!I will guide you along the lesser known, but oh so charming, little streets and secret places of this ancient city.You should try an outdoors natural thermal bath and admire the mountainous view, while relaxing both your body and mind.After all the adventures, you will enjoy the best ramen in town. « less
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Ranked #15 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: We are the well-known heart-mark taxi in Kyoto providing not only meter taxi services but sightseeing tours with English... more » Owner description: We are the well-known heart-mark taxi in Kyoto providing not only meter taxi services but sightseeing tours with English speaking tour guide drivers as well.If you are looking for a special, "omotenashi" service (selfless hospitality) while staying in Kyoto, we are here to help.Our highly trained hire staff can show you around, enter the sights and explain about them in English.Even our drivers are studying English to make you feel more comfortable during the ride!We hope we will have a chance to serve you soon! « less
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Ranked #16 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Cooking classes
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$77* and up
Ranked #17 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Arashiyama is a small town on the Oi River. Its moon-crossing bridge, Togetsu-kyo, is a beautiful, much-beloved wooden... more » Owner description: Arashiyama is a small town on the Oi River. Its moon-crossing bridge, Togetsu-kyo, is a beautiful, much-beloved wooden structure. Arishiyama also has Tenryu-ji temple, one of the 14 World Heritage Sites in Kyoto. « less
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Ranked #18 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #19 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Explore and Discover Kyoto, a treasury of History and Culture, with an English Speaking Local Guide.Join us and unravel the... more » Owner description: Explore and Discover Kyoto, a treasury of History and Culture, with an English Speaking Local Guide.Join us and unravel the charms and wonders of Kyoto! We offer only private tours.Kyoto premium tours show you the most popular sightseeing spots plus local secret treasures on the way. « less
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Ranked #20 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #21 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #22 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Taiko Center offer an hour long taiko drumming class to tourists from all over the world! Taiko is a Japanese traditional... more » Owner description: Taiko Center offer an hour long taiko drumming class to tourists from all over the world! Taiko is a Japanese traditional drum that is often performed at festivals and ceremonies. It’s loud, it’s powerful, it’s SUPER fun! No experience or Japanese language needed! We offer an opportunity for you to experience the local culture in first hand. Come empty handed and you will leave with an unforgettable memory! « less
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$64* and up
Ranked #23 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Trails; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: This scenic path follows cherry-tree lined canal and is named after a Kyoto University philosopher, Kitaro Nishida, who used... more » Owner description: This scenic path follows cherry-tree lined canal and is named after a Kyoto University philosopher, Kitaro Nishida, who used it for his daily walk. « less
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Ranked #24 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: ; Onsen Resorts; Wellness Spas
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Ranked #25 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: With just a 20 min. ride from Kyoto station, you can slip back into the scenery of 400 years past.Do join us and discover... more » Owner description: With just a 20 min. ride from Kyoto station, you can slip back into the scenery of 400 years past.Do join us and discover another charm in Kyoto! Walking Tour Every Tuesday & Thursday 9:40-12:40 ( 3 hours, no lunch)For further info please check out the URL. « less
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Ranked #26 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: "Discover the true Japanese spirits"“WA Experience KAFU” provides you with an occasion to be a part of Japan. “Wa” spirit... more » Owner description: "Discover the true Japanese spirits"“WA Experience KAFU” provides you with an occasion to be a part of Japan. “Wa” spirit means our Japanese love for peace, harmony and nature. We offer the experiences of washoku (Japanese home cooking), ikebana (Japanese art of flower arrangement) for foreign visitors in English. If you are interested in other cultural experiences, why don't you join us? Here your wonder about “Wa” will be transformed into “Wow”!! « less
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$33* and up
Ranked #27 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: WAK Japan specializes in offering traditional culture hands-on experiences such as tea ceremony, cooking, calligraphy, flower... more » Owner description: WAK Japan specializes in offering traditional culture hands-on experiences such as tea ceremony, cooking, calligraphy, flower arrangement, kimono wearing, koto playing, and many more at a beautifully restored machiya (traditional wooden house) In addition, we also arrange guided tours, visits to an exclusive temples, etc. « less
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Ranked #28 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: BICYCLE SHOP J-Cycle[OPEN]10:00AM to 7:00PM(Available time of renting from 10:00AM to 6:30PM)[Closed days]the year-end and... more » Owner description: BICYCLE SHOP J-Cycle[OPEN]10:00AM to 7:00PM(Available time of renting from 10:00AM to 6:30PM)[Closed days]the year-end and New Year holidays(December 30 to January 3)[RENTAL BICYCLE]*Standard :800yen/day(10:00AM-18:30PM)*Standard(3speed gears): 1000yen/day(10:00AM-18:30PM)*MTB/Sports :1400yen/day(10:00AM-18:30PM)*Electric assisted :1700yen/day(10:00AM-18:30PM)[OPTION]*Child seat(5 years old or younger)[Note]Please confirm the bicycle-parking availability at the hotel if you wish to rent for consecutive days.We give 10% discount if you rent for more than 3 days. « less
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Ranked #29 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #30 of 92 activities in Kyoto
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: "Do you know cycling in Kyoto is a great fun?"Bicycle is the best way of transportation in Kyoto. No need to wait for trains,... more » Owner description: "Do you know cycling in Kyoto is a great fun?"Bicycle is the best way of transportation in Kyoto. No need to wait for trains, buses and taxies. The easiest and most exciting way to travel is RENTAL BICYCLES!!The shop is located near Kyoto station -only 1 minute from the station, so you can start enjoyable cycling as soon as you arrive in Kyoto!! « less
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