Combo: Samurai Ninja Museum Experience + Kimono Tea Ceremony at Kyoto Maikoya

This is a great combo pack for couples and families and honeymooners who are interested in the culture and history of Kyoto.


Kimono Tea ceremony and Samurai museum in Kyoto

Kyoto Tea Ceremony in Japan is one of the best and memorable experiences you can have! Kimonos would normally be worn during traditional tea ceremonies. After the tea ceremony, you can enjoy all the main activities in the Samurai & Ninja Museum near Nishiki Food Market with the same reservation.

Inclusions

  • Wearing traditional kimono
  • Authentic tea ceremony led by a host who speaks English
  • Explanation of tea ceremony and zen
  • Japanese sweets
  • Samurai & Ninja Museum Tour in English
  • Ninja experiences
  • Samurai experiences

Please show up at the KIMONO TEA CEREMONY venue first. After the tea ceremony experience we will give you directions on how to get to the Kyoto Samurai & Ninja museum (5 minute walk from the tea ceremony venue)

*Children under 6 can not enter the tea ceremony venue. If you have a child under 6 in your party, you can not make the reservation for this experience.

*This plan requires a reservatio

Traditional Tea Ceremony with Kimono

Lasts approximately 90 minutes.

 
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Our award-winning cultural experiences are some of the best in the country, earning a place in TripAdvisor's list for Traveler's Choice Award and Japan's Top Experiences for four consecutive years. (2018-2021)
 
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Tea Ceremony

Our award-winning tea ceremonies are not only enjoyable but also a comprehensive educational experience. Our expert tea master and host, and friendly staff will demonstrate the process during the tea ceremony while explaining the significance behind it the steps and the tools. You will get to learn about tea ceremony history, Kyoto, and tea ceremony etiquette.

During the tea ceremony, you will not only observe how to make matcha green tea but you will also be guided on the process of making your own by the tea master. You will be using high-quality matcha powder that will produce a brilliant cup of green matcha.
 
 
 
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Kimono

Kimono Photo in Kyoto Maikoya

MAIKOYA is the only facility in Kyoto where you can experience real kimono and tea ceremony in the same place.

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A selection of beautiful kimonos is available for you to choose from, and our staff will make sure you look your best for your unique Japanese experience. Ladies will be treated to get their hair  done to match their kimono and traditional Japanese look!

 

You can take many photos by wearing an authentic kimono in the beautiful Japanese gardens of Maikoya. You can even wear your kimonos outside after your tea ceremony, and take a stroll down the historical Gion District.

 
 
 
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The historical scenic townhouse

Authentic Tea House in Kyoto

Our tea ceremonies are held in a historic machiya that has been registered as a Tangible Cultural Property, located conveniently in central Kyoto. The traditional townhouse is just a few minutes away from the Gion-Shijo train station and nearby popular destinations such as the Nishiki Market, the Kawaramachi, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Everyone is welcome to take pictures in the tea room and the garden, along with our unique backdrops! After all, who wouldn’t want to preserve the memory of a cultural experience?

 
 
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Japanese sweets

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You will also be sampling traditional Japanese sweets called wagashi, which will vary in flavors, shapes, and colors according to the season. Each experience at Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is unique just by the snacks served at each session, not just by the personalization for each guest.

 
 

Guided tour of the museum + ninja experience + samurai experience.

Lasts approximately 60 minutes. 98% satisfaction rate.

 
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Guided tour of the Samurai & Ninja Museum Kyoto

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Enjoy an interactive tour where you will get to learn trivia and fascinating facts about Japanese history and culture. You will go through the samurai and ninja exhibits while our knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the displays, from the technical aspects to the wonderful stories that these items carried in their past lives. Ask all the questions you have about the displays and learn about the histories of the samurais and ninjas and when they started.

The tours are available in English, Chinese, and Japanese.
 
 
 
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Samurai experience - Samurai armor trial -

samurai armor costume trial
You will also get to dress up like a samurai family. Try on full samurai armor for your souvenir pictures. Our armors come in unisex styles and a variety of sizes for everyone, including children! You will even get a selection of varied replica swords to choose from.
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Samurai experience - Discover samurai weapons -

You’ll also get a glimpse of what it was like to be one of the most prestigious ruling classes of old Japan. Bear the honor of the samurai as you learn how to hold and sheath a katana, just like the samurai and their two swords – one for the enemy, and one for their honorable punishment.

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Ninja experience - Learn the secrets of ninja -

You will learn about the ninja in Japan’s history and what kind of weapons and tools they used for their covert missions.

 

Everyone in the family will be able to participate in games and workshops! The lessons will be fun and simple for the kids to enjoy.

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Ninja experience - Ninja star throw competition -

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Learn how to throw ninja stars. Once you have had some practice then it's time for the famous Ninja competition. Test your targeting skills with our fun activities like throwing a shuriken! You can have a friendly competition with your friends and family during the training.
 
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The Samurai and Ninja Museum is located in central Kyoto, right by the famous and historical Nishiki Market in the Gion District.

Need to cancel or reschedule?

You don’t have to worry if you need to cancel or postpone your appointment with us. Changing your mind is as quick and easy as making a reservation so there’s no need to permanently commit to your schedule!

 

Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto

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

Email: kyoto@mai-ko.com
Address: 329, Ebiyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8076, Japan