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WAK Japan

Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-212-9993
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US$ 35.90*
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Japanese Tea Ceremony with a Tea Master
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US$ 104.11*
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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
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US$ 105.70*
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Fushimi Inari and Sake Brewery Tour
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
City Center
+81 75-212-9993
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Being in Japan we wanted to see a tea ceremony. Our guide, the fantastic Yumiko san picked us up and took us to a traditional style Japanese house where we met Atsuko San who is a tea master. She and her niece made us feel...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 17 November 2017


Thank Debra A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing 3-hour tour with Yoshie to Fushimi Inari shrine, followed by a visit to the Sake museum + a Sake tasting. Yoshie was such a wonderful guide, we cannot speak highly enough about her. She was very knowledgeable, and had lots of...More

Thank Shaady S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

What an outstanding experience with Machiko and Sumiko. The recipe book of what we cooked was a great memento. Machiko was very welcoming in her home. We prepared a great lunch that respected my wife’s dislike of fish

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Reviewed 4 November 2017


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Reviewed 29 October 2017

2  Thank Rachelle G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We did the tea ceremony with kimonos, and it was the best part of our trip to Japan. Seiko was our instructor and she was incredibly sweet, funny, and knowledgable! Her English was perfect. We absolutely loved learning about traditional Japanese customs, and the staff...More

Thank Alexandra J
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I really enjoyed these experiences the Kimono dressing and the Tea ceremony. The time it takes to put the kimono on so many belts/ straps (to keep the tum in) but they look gorgeous,the material in beautiful, I felt very grand in my kimono. The...More

Thank Karolyn G
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

It was a real pleasure having the opportunity to learn these sword skills. We felt very honored and grateful for this experience!!!

Thank Léo A
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. We got some of the best photos of the trip of us dressed in formal kimono, and the tea ceremony was very interesting. Very authentic, our instructor was a 17th generation tea master! Highly recommend for any age group or...More

Thank Fay M
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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29 September 2017|
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Response from kennedysandg | Reviewed this property |
We had a private tea ceremony organised by WAK but they are based in Kyoto. I am sure you will be able to find one convenient for you. Hope you enjoy yourself. Japan is a fascinating country.