Nishiki Market Tour with Rolled Sushi Cooking Class Kyoto

The Nishiki market in Kyoto has every kind of food and products you can imagine. More than 200 years old the market is steeped in Japanese tradition. Nishiki is a testament to the enormous variety of cuisine specialties available in Kyoto and Japan. Visitors to the market may discover that having so many choices for shopping and dining can be a bit overwhelming. Tours are available with qualified guides to assist you with purchases. If you have never visited the market, you will appreciate having a guide to help you navigate through the shops. The Nishiki Market food follows the Japanese traditions of fresh and seasonal. Here you will find delicacies in restaurants and in stores to purchase and take with you to cook later. Kyoto has one of the most unique arcades in Japan, and the market reflects this with an abundance of fresh food and shops selling variety of snacks, foods and sweets. With the assistance of a professional guide, you will find everything you are looking for at the Nishiki Market in Kyoto.

• The Nishiki Market is best enjoyed with a tour guide.

• The market has fresh and seasonal food.

• Restaurants and shops are filled with every food you could want.

• The Nishiki Market tour ensures you will thoroughly enjoy your time at one of the finest markets in the country.

When making sushi rolls, the filling can be anything you desire. In Japan, sushi rolls are made with rice, vinegar, ginger, nori and of course fish.

Rolled Sushi Class

A favorite activity for visitors in Kyoto is a trip to the Nishiki Market. Restaurants and shops pack the 200-year old market offering delicious traditional Japanese foods. Some shops are small and family operated while others are bright commercial stores. There are over 160 shops along the streets of the market providing fresh and seasonal foods. After you tour the market with a guide from Maikoya Kyoto, you will return to the cultural center to learn how to make authentic rolled sushi. The traditional Japanese kitchen provides everything required to make the Japanese dish. The experienced cook will assist you in discovering the history behind the dish and help you create your rolled sushi. Maikoya Kyoto offers a range of activities and events. There are other cooking classes for visitors and residents. Immerse yourself in the traditions of Japan by visiting the cultural center and discovering true Japanese cuisine.

• Visit the 200-year-old Nishiki Market.

• Make rolled sushi in a traditional Japanese kitchen.

• Explore the other events and activities at Maikoya Kyoto.

• Learn the history of the dish and the cultural center.


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Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is a leading cultural experience provider in Japan and the only tea ceremony experience that has received TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award for four consecutive years from 2018 to 2022.

Maikoya Kyoto is found in a historic machiya townhouse in the heart of Kyoto, where the rich culture of Japan is most concentrated.

Learning about the traditions and practices of the country through our immersive cultural workshops and activities will surely give you a new perspective about the intricacies of the history and society in Japan.

Join us at Maikoya Kyoto as we guide you through Japan's traditional arts and history! Our friendly staff and hosts are fluent in English and Japanese and will make sure you have the best experiences and opportunities.

Contact Us

Address: 329, Ebiyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8076, Japan