Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking Tour

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Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking Tour

Visit Kennjinji, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto which was founded by the priest Yousai, known for introducing the tradition of drinking tea from China. Enjoy a stroll around Gion where the bustling atmosphere of Kyoto can be felt. Experience first-hand Japanese culture at its most elegant with an authentic tea ceremony at Fukujuen, a long-established tea shop. Walk around Nishiki Market, "the kitchen of Kyoto," for the last leg of the tour.

Price : Adult (age 12+)
Child (age 6-11)
Infant (age 0-5)
Price : Adult (age 12+) JPY10,400
Child (age 6-11) JPY9,900
Infant (age 0-5)  FREE
Duration : approx. 3 hours
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (13:40)
Visits : [Kyoto] Yume Kyoto / Gion
Includes : English-speaking interpreter guide, Other transportation costs included in the tour, Kimono dressing up experience, Hair-styling
Plan Meals Price
Adult Child
Tea Ceremony & Nishiki Market Walking Tour 1 Lunch JPY10,400 JPY9,900
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Departure Dates
02 Mar - 27 Nov : Tue, Fri
NoEvent / Visit
Kennin-ji Temple (60 min)

Visit Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. See elaborately designed gardens and famous cultural properties on site.

Gion (70 min)

This district developed as a major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko girls and geiko women) and still retains the refined and elegant atmosphere of old times. Take a stroll around the area and get a taste of traditional Japanese culture.

Tea Ceremony Experience (40 min)

After learning about tea ceremony and observing tea-serving manner, enjoy some matcha green tea.

Nishiki Market (20 min)

Enjoy walking around Kyoto's kitchen, Nishiki Market. A selection of Kyoto's unique ingredients will surely pique your interest.

Pickup service : Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Kyoto. (see hotel list)
Tour Operator : JTB Japan Travel Corp.
Departs : New Miyako Hotel [map] (13:30)
Disband : Nishiki Market (17:30)
Please head to your next destination on your own.
Guide : English-speaking interpreter guide
Participants : Minimum 2 - Maximum 8
Meal : Not included
Remarks :
  • If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
  • The order of destinations visited is subject to change.
  • This is not a bus tour. Sightseeing will be conducted on foot. Please participate in shoes which are easy to walk in.
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    Mon-Fri 10:00 - 18:00
    Sat : 12:00 - 16:00
    Sun, Public Holiday : close
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    Level 2 The Galeries,
    500 George Street, Sydney,
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