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Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan
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About Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto
Geisha artifacts and displays. geisha tours. We also provide geisha experiences
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PRIVATE Experience Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto MAIKOYA

Experience a Japanese tea ceremony in Kyoto while wearing a kimono for an authentic taste of traditional Japan. Suitable kimono options are available for women and men, and you receive guidance on how to wear the provided kimono. Once you have donned the kimono, your tea master starts the tea ceremony. This package includes green tea and Japanese sweets, with ample time for photo ops.
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2 hours
from $174.39

Samurai Sword Experience Tameshigiri at Samurai and Ninja Museum Kyoto

There are many samurai-themed attractions in Kyoto but this tour lets you feel like a real samurai. Wear traditional clothing or armor and use a real samurai sword to cut tatami mats—a traditional way of testing sharpness and swordmanship.
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1 hour
from $87.19

Ninja Experience in Kyoto for Kids and Families

Kids and adults alike will love this Ninja experience in Kyoto. It’s informative, it’s fun, and it’ll give you some cool ninja skills to show friends at home. No need to buy anything in advance as ninja costume rental is included. You’ll learn how to throw ninja weapons, have a photo shoot, and go on a treasure hunt. The day will also be enriched by going on a tour around the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum.
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1 hour
from $20.25

Private Tea Ceremony with Kimono at a Traditional house by Maikoya Kyoto

Tea ceremonies are an authentically Japanese ritual, and in this activity you’ll get the chance to participate in the ancient ritual. Dress in a kimono or summer-weight yukata (if you wish) for some beautiful souvenir photos. You’ll learn about the traditional ceremony and the implements used, and get the chance to try the matcha (green tea) and Japanese sweets.
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2 hours
from $67.82

Samurai Sword Experience for Kids and Families (Museum Tour included)

You will put on the traditional samurai outfit and wield a katana just like a real samurai. This is the only samurai sword experience in Kyoto where you would feel like a real samurai and have a real hands on sword experience different from some simple costume play. Many people come to Japan to learn about the history of samurai and fulfill their childhood dream of being a samurai and this is it. The lesson includes hakama wearing, free tour of the Samurai and Ninja Museum, wearing samurai armor and samurai helmet and posing in front of several samurai-theme backgrounds.The Kyoto sword fighting lesson is offered everyday (except Tuesday) at the Samurai and Ninja Museum of Japan Kyoto. The whole experience takes about 2 hours.
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2 hours
from $59.62
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Manon wrote a review Aug 2020
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I want to cancel my booking for a tea ceremony with kimono. I have sent an e-mail to 2 different e-mail addresses of the website several times. And I haven't been getting a response for several months. This is not the service i expected from an organization with (mostly) good reviews.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from planning920, Guest Relations Manager at Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto
Responded Aug 14, 2020
We are so sorry to hear that. After we checked your message, we have checked our email. However, we could not find your reservation. Could you please send the email us to the below address again? kyoto@mai-ko.com Again.we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
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Nl2020 wrote a review Aug 2020
Tokyo, Japan90 contributions1 helpful vote
As a foreigner I wanted to learn more about the Japanese culture and experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony. It has been a wonderful experience, you wear a traditional kimono and experience the tea ceremony from A to Z. Each step and each detail is well explained. As I had a lot of questions, the owner took time to give me a lot of explanation which I really appreciated. I was so happy that I’ll definitely go back and experience it again.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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altesers wrote a review Jul 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia36 contributions19 helpful votes
Have experienced a few oriental tea ceremonies, but never yet in Japan! So decided to try out Maikoya during my short trip to Kyoto. Finding this tea house was easy, even on a wet and cold afternoon. You have to make a reservation before visiting, and they will provide instructions on how to get there. Opted for the kimono experience, so upon arrival I was taken to the dressing room to select a kimono to wear. They have options, and if the place is not too busy, you will be able to choose some nice ones for yourself. The staff will assist you in putting on the kimono. They were very respectful. The tea ceremony was held in a small-ish private room, as there were only six people in the group. The guide/hostess was pleasant and knowledgeable, she talked the group through every step of the ceremony and answered our many questions. It was a good session lasting about an hour or so. You can take pictures in your kimono thenafter. Would recommend this to those wanting to experience a slice of Japanese culture.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Zuriously wrote a review Jun 2020
12 contributions1 helpful vote
This was one of the best parts of our trip. My boyfriend and I booked an evening slot and were the only ones there at the time. Our host spoke English very well, and it was just really nice to be able to ask her a lot of the cultural questions we’d had after being in Japan for a few days. The kimonos were absolutely beautiful, and we loved learning the significance of the tea ceremony to Japanese culture. 10/10 recommend participating in a tea ceremony if you’re in Kyoto, and absolutely recommend this place.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Miklós M wrote a review Jun 2020
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Great experience on how tea is serviced and ceremony is held traditionally in Japan. Delicious sweets and tea. Friendly staff.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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