Posts in Category: kyoto

  • Gourmet
スクリーンショット 2019-09-27 12.05.23

Sushi is the best known Japanese cuisine and you should love it! What if you will be able to learn how to make it from the professional sushi chef at a cozy sushi bar in Kyoto? It will not be just a cooking class, but also a learning of Japanese culture and history  by your heart.

You will be picked up at the hotel in the central Kyoto and learn how to handle ingredients and kitchen tools from a young, but passionate chef. After cooking, please enjoy delicious lunch with fruitful conversation with him!

After the lesson, we recommend to enjoy sightseeing nearby the sushi bar as an option. Daitokuji temple which is famous for its beautiful zen rock garden is just 5 minutes walk from the sushi bar.

Tour size:2-6 people
Price:Tour fee of ¥72,000/2ppl, all taxes covered. From the 3rd person, +¥6,000/person), sushi lunch is included
Tour Fee Includes:Sushi making experience under instruction of professional sushi chef and lunch (the nigiri you make), and an English speaking guide.
Tour Fee Not Included:Travel expense from your hotel to the sushi bar.
Duration:Approx. 3 hours
Cancellation Policy:No refunds without exception for no-shows or cancellations within 120 hours of start of tour.
Weather:This tour is not cancelled for weather except in extreme circumstances (e.g., typhoons) in which case we will contact you and refund your payment in full.
Physical Activity:Light walking and cooking
*Please note that you will touch fresh ingredients. Decorated nails will not be appropriate for cooking.
Wi-fi:Public wi-fi is not available along most of the route of this tour.
Photos/Protocols:Your guide will advise but photography is allowed for most parts of the tour.
Directions to Starting Point:Pick up at your hotel in central Kyoto
Note:*Please indicate any food allergies in advance.
*Guide contact will be provided after you register.
* Sightseeing after sushi making experience is available for ¥24,000/group for 3 hours.

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Kyoto has been not only capital of Japan but the center of culture since 794 . Still today, Kyoto is a place where we can see traditions. Having being protected by nobilities and rich merchants, high techniques of crafts such as weaving, several kinds of potteries, metal engravings, golden leaf works, and papers etc. have been transferred from generation to generation. When you visit any of workshop of those traditional crafts, you will be inspired not only by masters’s high skills and techniques  but also by their philosophy and the way of living as a master. We have a list of variety of masters who are happy to show you part of their works in action and to talk with you in person.

  • Pottery Masters
    • Kiyomizu Ware
    • Raku Ware
    • Folk Pottery (Successor of Kanjiro Kawai)
  • Weaving Read More