Nishijin Cultural Tourism & Teahouse Play Experience

6hours-From ¥102,000/per person for groups of 6 participants.
A unique experience in an exclusive space where first-time visitors are usually not allowed!
Nishijin Cultural Tourism
You can have a conversation with the globally renowned gold leaf craft artist, Mr. Rakusho Hiroto, and try your hand at applying gold leaf at his workshop. Then, you will experience weaving at Nishijin Textile Center! At the end of the experience, you can take your creation home with you.

Kamishichiken Teahouse Play
Kyoto's oldest “Hanamachi” Geiko district, Kamishichiken, is a district of teahouses that stretches along the eastern approach to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. Even today, all teahouses in Kamishichiken do not accept first-time visitors. We will give you access to Kamishichiken’s most prestigious teahouse for private use. Beautiful dances will be performed by Geiko, Maiko and local dancers just for you. This is a unique opportunity to experience the “authentic” Kyoto culture up close. After the dance performance, enjoy playing parlor games with the Maiko!

・Offered in English
・Meeting and dismissal at your hotel within Kyoto City.
What's Included
◎ Interpreter-guide (English)
◎ Experience fee
◎ Dinner
✖ Beverages and transportation to the site are not included.
What To Expect
14:00 Nishijin Cultural Tourism
You will have a conversation and experience applying gold leaf at the workshop of gold leaf craftsman Mr. Rakusho Hiroto. The gold leaf application experience allows you to experience the thinness and delicacy of gold leaf. You can write your favorite characters on black-colored paper with adhesive and then apply the gold leaf to it.

17:00 Teahouse Play Experience
Ask any questions you may have about the Maiko and Geiko while enjoying a specially prepared meal. After appreciating the beautiful dances performed by the Maiko, Geiko, and local dancers, enjoy teahouse games with the Maiko!
Date & Time From November 24 (Fri) to January 31, 2024 (Wed)
Fee The cost per person varies depending on the number of participants.
1 participant - 410,000 yenbr> 2 participants - 225,000 yen per person
3 participants - 164,000 yen per person
4 participants - 132,500 yen per person
5 participants - 114,000 yen per person
6 participants - 102,000 yen per person)
Capacity6 people max. Minimum 1 participant.
Who can attendParticipants must be 16 years of age or older.
CuisineJapanese kaiseki cuisine
*We may not be able to accommodate allergies, dietary restrictions, etc. Please contact us in advance.
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Additional Info
・Please book at least 3 business days in advance so that we can build the best experience for you.
(Office hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
・The reservation will be confirmed once Sharing Kyoto receives the prepayment made via PayPal.
・Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply. Minors must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian before applying.
・Children under 16 years old cannot participate.
・Participation is possible from 1 person.
・The experience may be cancelled or postponed at short notice, or the content may be changed due to traffic conditions, etc.
・The experience may be filmed and posted on social networking sites or used in articles.
・We may share your responses to surveys and reviews on our social networking sites and in the media.
Cancellation Policy
・After the reservation is confirmed, a 100% cancellation fee applies.
・Special Cases(Natural disaster, virus, etc.):Full refund
・Bank transfer fees for refunds in the event of cancellation will be borne by the customer.
From ¥102,000/per person for groups of 6 participants.
*Tax included/The cost per person varies depending on the number of participants. An additional fee is required for groups of 5 or less./Advance payment(paypal)
* Children must be 16+
Where you'll be
728-2 Daikoku-cho, Jofukuji-kudaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8482