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Ranked #1 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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 55 activities in Kyoto
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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Ranked #3 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Owner description: Started in April 2014. Friendly, English fluent local Japanese ladies welcome you in half a day Japanese cooking class, which... more » Owner description: Started in April 2014. Friendly, English fluent local Japanese ladies welcome you in half a day Japanese cooking class, which includes sake and tea tastings. The program is professional as it is made by Japanese cuisine chef who lived abroad for more than 30 years. Easy access as it is just 10 min walk from Karasuma/Shijo station, central area of Kyoto. Beautiful machiya traditional townhouse is also something you can definitely enjoy during your visit. « less
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Ranked #4 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: 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 #5 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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 #6 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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Ranked #7 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Tours
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Ranked #8 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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 #9 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: 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 #10 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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Ranked #11 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Tours
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Ranked #12 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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 #13 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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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Ranked #14 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops; Educational Sites
Owner description: Authentic Japanese Cooking Class - the best souvenir from Kyoto! You will learn: ・ how to cook authentic Japanese dishes in... more » Owner description: Authentic Japanese Cooking Class - the best souvenir from Kyoto! You will learn: ・ how to cook authentic Japanese dishes in English ・ Japanese table manners ・ the history and culture of Japanese cuisine ・ and much more! Japanese cooking class Roujiya gives you not only cooking lessons. We'd like to show Japanese cultures and customs as well. Japan has the four seasons, each of which has its own seasonal festivals, and a variety of annual events. « less
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Ranked #15 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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 #16 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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 #17 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Onsen Resorts
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Ranked #18 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: 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 #19 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Onsen Resorts; Spas
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Ranked #20 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Owner description: [OPEN]10:00AM to 7:00PM(Available time of renting from 10:00AM to 6:30PM)[Closed days]the year-end and New Year... more » Owner description: [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)[Note]Please confirm the bicycle-parking availability at the hotel if you wish to rent for consecutive days.[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)[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 #21 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Ranked #22 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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 #23 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Classes/Workshops
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Ranked #24 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Specialty Shops; Educational Sites
Kiyomizu-yaki is a celebrated local style of ceramics that developed when Kyoto was flourishing as a cultural capital.
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Ranked #25 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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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Ranked #26 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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Ranked #27 of 55 activities in Kyoto
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Ranked #28 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Factory Outlets
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Ranked #29 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Other
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Ranked #30 of 55 activities in Kyoto
Category: Tours
Owner description: Start the evening in style by participating in a tea ceremony and having dinner at a traditional Japanese inn. The meal, a... more » Owner description: Start the evening in style by participating in a tea ceremony and having dinner at a traditional Japanese inn. The meal, a simple, traditional, Zen-style spread, is well thought out to provide perfectly balanced nutrition. After dinner, take in Gion’s unique atmosphere by taking a stroll down its preserved district’s back streets. At the Gion Corner, enjoy watching tea ceremonies, traditional dancing, music, and performances. You may even be lucky enough to see a Maiko! « less
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