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WAK Japan

Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-212-9993
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WAK Japan specializes in offering traditional culture hands-on experiences such as tea ceremony, cooking, calligraphy, flower arrangement, kimono wearing, koto playing, and many more at a beautifully restored machiya (traditional wooden house) In addition, we also arrange guided tours, visits to an exclusive temples, etc.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kyoto 604-0812, Kyoto Prefecture
City Center
+81 75-212-9993
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place! I did the kimono and tea ceremony. You can tell that the lady doing the tea loves what she does and teaching it to others. I learned SO MUCH! Extremely friendly and helpful service! Would recommend to anyone!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took part in a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony at the WAK Japan agency. First of all, we were fitted with beautiful kimonos, then the hostess explained all about the tea ceremony, its history and what would happen. She then commenced the ceremony, making a...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time dressing in Kimono's and enjoying a traditional tea ceremony followed by an Origami lesson. Our hostesses were absoluty charming, knowledgeable and very helpful. Dressing in Kimono's was great fun for my wife and I and she looked sensational in her...More

1  Thank StanB0110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First I should say that my family and i visited in August 2015 not 2016 however this should not in any way affect the quality of this review . We decided to have a bash at origami after having had a Maiko visit and a...More

1  Thank Andy_Burke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a tea ceremony with kimono wearing at WAK Japan. Every single minute of the 1.5 hour course was delightful. A lovely lady named Akiko dressed me into a kimono of my choice, did my hair and took pictures of me. She took great...More

Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 2nd experience using WAK (2015 and 2017) and they did not disappoint! On on visit in 2015 we did the calligraphy class, kimono dress up and tea ceremony followed by a terrific bento lunch! The hotel pickup and return were flawless and...More

Thank ga2rdoc
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

If you'd like to get a view on Japanese Culture , this is the place must go . The tea master Sumika Sensei is friendly & passionate sharing her knowledge and experience with the guest ! Strongly recommend !

Thank Backpacker1614
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, and our adult son, thoroughly enjoyed this tea ceremony. We opted to wear the kimonos and are so glad we did. It really made us feel part of the experience, rather than observers. We were the only three in the class...More

Thank Soups64
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Just had a most enjoyable and informative afternoon at a tea ceremony. Our kimono clad guide and interpreter took us to a Tea Master's home where the intecracies of the ceremony were explained by our charming hostess. If you want a unique Japanese experience, we...More

Thank kennedysandg
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had a very instructive and enjoyable time at a tea ceremony. The woman who explained it to us was elegant and graceful. The peace and quiet of the ceremony was something I had not appreciated before.

Thank Richar64
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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