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.
|1. Standard||Meals||No Lunch||Adult||JPY10,400||Child||JPY9,900|
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo [map] (13:40)
Approx. 3 hours
[Kyoto] Yume Kyoto, Gion, Nishiki Marcket
English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour, Kimono dressing up experience, Hair-styling
02 Mar - 27 Nov : Tue, Fri
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.
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