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PRIVATE Experience Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto MAIKOYA provided by Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto

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PRIVATE Experience Tea Ceremony wearing a Kimono in Kyoto MAIKOYA

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Experience a Japanese tea ceremony in Kyoto while wearing a kimono for an authentic taste of traditional Japan. Suitable kimono options are available for women and men, and you receive guidance on how to wear the provided kimono. Once you have donned the kimono, your tea master starts the tea ceremony. This package includes green tea and Japanese sweets, with ample time for photo ops.
  • Interactive cultural experience that is ideal for visitors
  • Learn about Japanese tea ceremony traditions firsthand
  • Pose for photos while wearing a traditional kimono
  • Small-group experience with a maximum of eight participants
Important Information
Departure Point
KIMONO TEA CEREMONY KYOTO MAIKOYA, 565-4 Nakanochō, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, 604-8042, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Kimono costume
  • Green tea
  • Utensils
  • Hairstyling (simple style)
  • Snacks
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please let us know if you have any food allergies or Halal, vegan, vegetarian preferences.
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Zuriously wrote a review Jun. 2020
12 contributions1 helpful vote
This was one of the best parts of our trip. My boyfriend and I booked an evening slot and were the only ones there at the time. Our host spoke English very well, and it was just really nice to be able to ask her a lot of the cultural questions we’d had after being in Japan for a
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Date of experience: February 2020
Miklós M wrote a review Jun. 2020
1 contribution
Great experience on how tea is serviced and ceremony is held traditionally in Japan. Delicious sweets and tea. Friendly staff.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Chancey1234 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cibolo, Texas31 contributions3 helpful votes
I was a little apprehensive about booking this activity with my son, who is 14, as I was not sure how he'd react to wearing a kimono. His first reaction was not good. But after putting on the kimono, he was OK with it. We got to choose our kimono. For the women, you choose
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Date of experience: March 2020
Carolina S wrote a review Mar. 2020
18 contributions3 helpful votes
I simply loved our tea ceremony experience in Kyoto. I wasn't expected to be so nice and informative. There were only my husband and I and we were well treated by two lovely ladies, which both spoke a perfect English and made all the process smooth, from getting dressed on
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Date of experience: March 2020
Rachel F wrote a review Mar. 2020
Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada8 contributions1 helpful vote
Really nice staff, selection of kimonos for women was amazing! Our host explained the different kind of tea ceremonies and how the one we did was not traditional but we learnt how to make our own tea using the proper etiquette. Great experience. Women will take a bit longer than
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I want to cancel my booking for a tea ceremony with kimono. I have sent an e-mail to 2 different e-mail addresses o
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Authentic tea ceremony experience
As a foreigner I wanted to learn more about the Japanese culture and experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony.
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Enjoyable and informative
Have experienced a few oriental tea ceremonies, but never yet in Japan! So decided to try out Maikoya during my sho
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Tea ceremony in casual clothes
My sister and I had a great time here! The tea was also very tasty and our host was adorable! Highly Recommended!
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Kimono rental
We rented Kimono for a trip around Kyoto for some sightseeing at temples and shrines. The whole process was very pr
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Wonderful and peaceful cultural experience
This was one of our highlights in Kyoto! A chance to break away from the tourist trails and experience traditional
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Great cultural experience at Maikoya
Very friendly hosts who clearly know what they are doing. We loved the fact that we had time to ask questions about
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Extremely nice staff for wonderful ceremony
I am so happy I found this tea ceremony. First, the women who run the place are so welcoming. They make everythin
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Unique experience, friendly staff
Visited the place with family and 15 months baby, unique experience with friendly staff that able to accomodate my
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a must place in Gion
Excellent services with beautiful Kimonos option. last minute booking with instant confirmation. great people & ser
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An absolute must do
Its not often you will get to meet a Samurai master let alone get to wield a 400 year old Katana. For those who hav
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Loved it
The tea ceremony was amazing not only was it very educational but was a great experience. I loved it and would high
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Tea ceremony and samurai/ninja museum experience
Thoroughly recommended. Very gentle and beautiful tea ceremony followed by interesting lesson and fun activities. E
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Tea Ceremony and Samurai history
A little confusion initially since directions were to the Samurai museum but they wanted us to start with the Tea c
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Excellent ceremony
It was unforgettable! The atmosphere was really nice! The kimonos were amazing. The magic of tea making and immers
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Key Details
  • Samurai & Ninja Museum with Experience, Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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