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WAK Japan

Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-212-9993
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Kyoto Small-Group Cultural Experience: Calligraphy or Origami Class
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Japanese Tea Ceremony with a Tea Master
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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking 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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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
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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

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

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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
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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 29 October 2017

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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
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melrosewell
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.
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