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Ami Kyoto

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Your opportunity to be part of Kyoto! "Ami Kyoto" provides traditional Japanese cultural experience in English for foreign visitors. You can experience Ikebana (Japanese art of flower arrangement, Calligraphy and Tea ceremony in our 80-year-old...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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373-26 Horiike-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0038, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 80-4240-8866
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Mari's tea ceremony was wonderful! She was so friendly and knowledgeable, and the hour-long experience was the perfect mix of interesting information, engaging "hands-on", and simply relaxing. :DMore

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KelliMicheleS
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear KelliMicheleS, Thank you very much for participating in our tea ceremony. And we are so grateful to you for writing a warm review! You had a very forthcoming attitude and attended actively, so we enjoyed each other so much. We really appreciate your kindness...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tea ceremony was great and we learned a lot! The tea masters were great teachers and were very friendly and helpful. We had delicious matcha and experienced a delicate ritual and embraced the ancient culture. I've already enjoyed a cup of green tea at...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank caideaven
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear caideaven, Thank you very much for participating in our tea ceremony and leaving such a wonderful comment in a review. Three of you made yourselves a great company in a session, so we could have a great time with you. The best thing is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this! Warmly welcoming, delightful engaging, hands on and inclusive of children (8 and 10) while informative for adults. Completed with an elegantly performed tea ceremony.More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katherine B
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Katherine B, Thank you very much for coming to our tea ceremony and writing such a lovely review for us. We really had a great time with you and your family. Especially the children are well-behaved and enthusiastic about Japanese culture. We were very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience! The grace and beauty of the tea ceremony exceeded expectations. Our hostess explained the intricacies of the ceremony clearly and simply and watching her perform the ceremony was fabulous. Even the children were spell bound. Thank you for a wonderful experience.More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kim R
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kim R, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and expressing how you felt about it here in a review. You have such a beautiful family who appreciates Japanese culture and takes it so well. We also enjoyed your enthusiasm and cheerful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this for my 3 friends and myself. The teacher eminated the grace of traditional Japanese culture. Her English and overall communication skills were top notch. Our lesson on Ikebana was sooo inspiring.More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Coastal65360125526
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Coastal65360125526, Thank you very much for participating in our ikebana class and writing a review for us! We are more than glad to know you enjoyed it and it was inspiring for you. We need further brush-up for communication, but your kind comment encourage...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the tea ceremony. It was very informative and well done. Such an intricate ceremony. Gives a great appreciation for what they do. Friendly, professional and very welcoming and knowledgeable. Highly reccomended to round out a tour of Japan!More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen C
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Karen, Thank you very much for joining our tea ceremony experience and writing a review for us! We are really happy to know you were satisfied with its content. It was such a pleasant time with you, too. We hope you made a lot...More

Reviewed February 14, 2019

Best experience in Japan. So much information on the tea ceremony and Japanese culture overall. Highly recommend it !!!More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Navigator136906, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing a review for us! We are more than happy to know that you gained a lot knowledge about tea ceremony and are kind enough to share it with other people who are...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019

My 6 y.o. daughter and I recently attended the Ikebana Experience at Ami Kyoto. We had a wonderful time! My daughter loved it so much that she spent the next week asking when we could do it again. The history and instruction portion of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Der W
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Der W, Thank you very much for taking part in our ikebana class and writing a review for us! It was lovely to meet you and your adorable daughter. We are really happy to know that two of you enjoyed the class and especially...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019

We had a incredibly fun and informative experience. Would definitely recommend it and we will go back in different seasons to experience different flavors and temperatures of tea.More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Thiago R
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Dear Thiago R, Thank you very much for participating in our tea ceremony and having such a cheerful time together. We could see you gain a lot of knowledge about tea ceremony and digest them in your way very well. Like you mentioned, you can...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019

Mari was so friendly and knowledgeable! With her guide, we learned the history, meanings, and rules of tea ceremony. It was helpful for us to get closer to traditional Japanese culture in a different way. Wonderful experience!More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jerryhsiao830911
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Dear jerryhsiao830911, Thank you very much for coming to our tea ceremony and enjoying with a great attitude! You were so forthcoming to Japanese culture so it was quite a wonderful session with you. Also you got along with other people from the different groups,...More

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doreenl449
November 25, 2017|
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Response from MariMomi | Property representative |
Hello! This is Mari from Ami Kyoto. Thank you so much for your inquiry and sorry for the late reply. We're very sorry but we no longer have cooking class. Instead of that, we started tea ceremony from this May as well as... More
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