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  • Tea Ceremony at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring Tea Ceremony at an instructor’s home. This program features an authentic tea ceremony at an instructor’s home under the instruction by a tea expert. You can get acquainted with the world of tea ceremony in a tranquil private space. It would be an unforgettable memory in Kyoto.  Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring Tea Ceremony at an instructor's home. This program features an authentic tea ceremony at an instructor's home under the instruction by a tea

  • Tea Ceremony with kimono at a Local Home (Formal course)

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring Tea Ceremony at an instructor’s home. As part of this program, you can experience a Tea ceremony while enjoying being dressing up in a long-sleeved Kyo-yuzen brand kimono, which is recognized as one of the traditional Japanese crafts featuring colorful and gorgeous as well as classical patterns.  Details ・Time required approx 3h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Formal Kimono (private program) Made in silk. Long sleeves called Furisode for women and Hakama, divided skirt and Haori, formal half-coat for men. For special events such as the coming-of-age day, graduation ceremonies or…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring Tea Ceremony at an instructor's home. As part of this program, you can experience a Tea ceremony while enjoying being dressing up in a long-s

  • Wearing Kimono at a Local Home (Formal course)

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring kimono fitting at an instructor’s home.An instructor explains kimono fabric, dyeing and weaving technique, and kimono patterns as well as how to tailor while dressing you up in Kimono.  In this program, gorgeous formal Kimono is prepared for guests. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Formal Kimono (private program) Made in silk. Long sleeves called Furisode for women and Hakama, divided skirt and Haori, formal half-coat for men. For special events such as the coming-of-age day, graduation ceremonies or…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring kimono fitting at an instructor's home.An instructor explains kimono fabric, dyeing and weaving technique, and kimono patterns as well as how

  • Home Cooking Obanzai at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor’s home.Miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in a cooking program. After completion, you can taste the dishes you cooked. In this program, you can learn not only the taste but also Japanese culinary custom and ideas that appreciate the beauty of the appearance and seasonal change as well as well-balanced nutrition.Also, It is a good opportunity to get acquainted with Japanese local way of life due to the program taken place in an instructor’s home.  The English recipe is given away. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor's home.Miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in a cooking program. After completion,

  • Home Cooking Rolled Sushi at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor’s home.Along with sushi  as a main course, miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in a cooking program. After completion, you can taste the dishes you cooked. In this program, you can learn not only the taste but also Japanese culinary custom and ideas that appreciate the beauty of the appearance and seasonal change as well as well-balanced nutrition.Also, It is a good opportunity to get acquainted with Japanese local way of life due to the program taken place in an instructor’s home. Special vinegar for sushi and the English recipe…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor's home.Along with sushi  as a main course, miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in a

  • Japanese Sweet at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a Japanese sweet cooking at an instructor’s home. It would be a memorable tea time with your homemade sweet using matcha or other Japanese ingredients. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 3h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,10:00-,13:00-,15:30-,)*Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago.   Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. Child’s fee is not available. 4. Interpreting services for languages other than English are available upon request.…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a Japanese sweet cooking at an instructor's home. It would be a memorable tea time with your homemade sweet using matcha or other Japanese in

  • Home Cooking Tempura at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor’s home.Along with  tempura as a main course, miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in a cooking program. After completion, you can taste the dishes you cooked. In this program, you can learn not only the taste but also Japanese culinary custom and ideas that appreciate the beauty of the appearance and seasonal change as well as well-balanced nutrition.Also, It is a good opportunity to get acquainted with Japanese local way of life due to the program taken place in an instructor’s home. The English recipe are given away. Details ・This…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a home style Japanese cooking at an instructor's home.Along with  tempura as a main course, miso soup, salad and other dishes are included in

  • Teriyaki Chiken at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a Teriyaki chicken cookingat an instructor’s home.The WAK JAPAN’s original cooking method allows foreign visitors to cook burnt-free Teriyaki chicken easily. Along with a main course, miso soup or clear soup, a vegetable dish and fruit are included in a cooking menu. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 3h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,10:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups)…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a Teriyaki chicken cookingat an instructor's home.The WAK JAPAN's original cooking method allows foreign visitors to cook burnt-free Teriyaki

  • Sword Battle(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Tate (sword fighting) at a temple ground.First, you can wear the uniform of Tate (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a Tate training from an experienced instructor. We hope that you can understand not only the outline and style of Tate but also the Samurai spirit and manners involved. Details ・Time required approx 1.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00. *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2.…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Tate (sword fighting) at a temple ground.First, you can wear the uniform of Tate (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a Tate traini

  • Kendo(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Kendo at a traditional dojo or a training hall.First, you can wear the uniform of Kendo (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a training from an experienced instructor. We hope that you can understand not only the outline and style of Budo but also the spirit and manners involved. * During Budo experiences, chatting or using mobile phones are not allowed. Details ・Time required approx 1.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00.*Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1.…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Kendo at a traditional dojo or a training hall.First, you can wear the uniform of Kendo (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a trai

  • Aikido(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Aikido at a traditional dojo or a training hall. First, you can wear the uniform of Aikido (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a training from an experienced instructor. We hope that you can understand not only the outline and style of Budo but also the spirit and manners involved. * During Budo experiences, chatting or using mobile phones are not allowed. Details ・Time required approx 1.5h ・We have several different start time please choose your best. ・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00. *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago.…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Aikido at a traditional dojo or a training hall. First, you can wear the uniform of Aikido (only for visitors in a small group), and then take

  • Karate(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Karate at a traditional dojo or a training hall.First, you can wear the uniform of Karate (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a training from an experienced instructor. We hope that you can understand not only the outline and style of Budo but also the spirit and manners involved. * During Budo experiences, chatting or using mobile phones are not allowed. Details ・Time required approx 1.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00.*Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1.…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Karate at a traditional dojo or a training hall.First, you can wear the uniform of Karate (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a tr

  • Japanese Dance with Kimono at a Local home

    Japanese dance features a distinctive dance style using different muscle from a traditional ballet. In this program, you can learn about elegant behavior as well as how to move in kimono at the instructor’s home. Details ・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 9 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. The same rate applicable to more than 4 year-old child.4. Interpreting services for languages other than English are available upon request.…

    Japanese dance features a distinctive dance style using different muscle from a traditional ballet. In this program, you can learn about elegant behavior as well as how to move in kimono at the instru

  • Kyoto wedding experience

    WAK JAPAN’s wedding program provides a memorable honeymoon or wedding anniversary in accordance with an ancient custom. First, you dress up in a Japanese bridal costume made of high quality white silk. For men, we also provide a bridegroom costume with hakama, a formal divided skirt. Then, you have ceremonial sake and visit a non-public area in the shrine as you hear about the history and customs of a Japanese wedding from a Wak attendant. Details ・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00. *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Basic fee includes transfer from/to the hotel and the venue, dressing up wedding costume, hair&make…

    WAK JAPAN's wedding program provides a memorable honeymoon or wedding anniversary in accordance with an ancient custom. First, you dress up in a Japanese bridal costume made of high quality white sil

  • SAKE Tasting(Private)

    This is a sake tasting program in which you can get acquainted with the rich world of sake.Sake is favored not only as a drink but also as an indispensable ingredient of Japanese food. A sake brewer or WAK JAPAN’s attendant who has profound knowledge of sake explains how to make sake, kinds of sake and other sake-related story. Details ・Time required approx 60 mins ・Please check the schedule*Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late.2. Max group size: approximately 9 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups)3. The same rate applicable…

    This is a sake tasting program in which you can get acquainted with the rich world of sake.Sake is favored not only as a drink but also as an indispensable ingredient of Japanese food. A sake brewer o

  • GION Walk and Dinner with a MAIKO(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to meet Maiko for an unforgettable memoryin Kyoto. You can ask them about their everyday life as well as the beautiful kimono, hair accessories,or anything else you’re interested in.A WAK attendant will wait for you in a Geiko distirct such as Gion or Kamishichiken.You can ask the attendant about Maiko’s life including their training or customs as well.Then you will move to another Maiko district and finally meet Maiko at Ochaya, traditional tea house.During having a light dinner, you can enjoy talking with Maiko and her dance upon request. Details  ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 3.5 h・Available time:On weekday…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to meet Maiko for an unforgettable memoryin Kyoto. You can ask them about their everyday life as well as the beautiful kimono, hair accessories,or anything

  • ZEN Meditation & Buddhist Vegetarian Meal (Private)

    This is one of WAK JAPAN’s special arrangement programs featuring the world of  ZEN. First, a ZEN monk in a private temple explains the mini lecture of ZEN and teaches how to do ZAZEN, zen meditation. Then, you can enjoy a ZEN vegetarian lunch made on the philosophy of ZEN culture, along with the explanation by a cook.   Details ・Time required approx 2 hours.( 10:00 Pick up at the hotel lobby)10:30 Arrive at the temple. Zen meditation and walk around the garden11:30 Buddhist Vegetarian Lunch  *Chef gives an explanation and philosophy of the Zen meal.12:30 Leave the temple for the hotel(13:00 Tour finishes at the hotel lobby)  ・Price1pax     :52,800 yen…

    This is one of WAK JAPAN's special arrangement programs featuring the world of  ZEN. First, a ZEN monk in a private temple explains the mini lecture of ZEN and teaches how to do ZAZEN, zen meditation.

  • Calligraphy at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring calligraphy experience at an instructor’s home. Calligraphy is said to reflect the writer’s mind as well as their writing skill. During this program, you can create your own calligraphy after a few practice attempts.You are able to bring your creations home with you. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring calligraphy experience at an instructor's home. Calligraphy is said to reflect the writer's mind as well as their writing skill. During this

  • Origami at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring origami activity at an instructor’s home.Origami is a traditional art which transforms a sheet of paper into a variety of shapes, such as animals and flowers through folding techniques. Origami expresses Japanese unique sense of creativity. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. The same rate applicable to…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring origami activity at an instructor's home.Origami is a traditional art which transforms a sheet of paper into a variety of shapes, such as ani

  • Flower Arrangement at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring flower arranging at an instructor’s home.You can enjoy a flower arranging class while learning the difference between a Japanese arranging style and a western one. Ikebana, a Japanese flower arrangement expresses the beauty of space while getting rid of unnecessary items as much as possible. * We recommend pairing the flower arranging class with a Kimono fitting! Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 2.5h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,11:00-,13:00-,15:30-,) *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring flower arranging at an instructor's home.You can enjoy a flower arranging class while learning the difference between a Japanese arranging st

  • NISHIKI food market walk, SAKE tasting and Rolled Sushi Cooking Tour(Private)

    First, you can stroll around Nishiki Food Market while stopping by some interesting shops with a WAK JAPAN’s English speaking staff.After that, let’s start cooking rolled sushi at a WAK JAPAN’s kitchen using fresh ingredients bought at the Nishiki Market. A WAK JAPAN’s cooking instructor will carefully teach you how to cook them in English. Along with rolled sushi, clear soup, a vegetable dish and fruit are also provided. Details ・Walk through Nishiki food market.・Reach a former sake brewery for sake tasting.・Finally W AK house for cooking by using ingredients bought at the market.・Time required approx 3.5h・Available time: 14:30~ *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1.…

    First, you can stroll around Nishiki Food Market while stopping by some interesting shops with a WAK JAPAN's English speaking staff.After that, let's start cooking rolled sushi at a WAK JAPAN's kitche

  • FUSHIMI INARI Visit And Sake Tasting Tour(Private)

    Firstly, we walk around a famous shrine, Fushimi Inari Taisha with thounsands of redshinto gates equipped on Mt. Inari.  After that, a WAK attendant will take you to the Fushimi sake district.You can learn about the history of sake and how to brew it, along with a sake tasting ata sake museum. Then, walk toward the Fushimi shopping district.At the liquor shop located in the center of the district, you can taste sake you like from80 kinds of sake.  You can enjoy an eco-friendly tour with local sake as well as with off the beaten track. Details ・Walk through the red torii tunnels of Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine.・Visit a sake…

    Firstly, we walk around a famous shrine, Fushimi Inari Taisha with thounsands of redshinto gates equipped on Mt. Inari.  After that, a WAK attendant will take you to the Fushimi sake district.You can

  • Kyudo(Private)

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Kyudo archery at a traditional dojo or a training hall. First, you can wear the uniform of Kyudo (only for visitors in a small group), and then take a training from an experienced instructor. We hope that you can understand not only the outline and style of Budo but also the spirit and manners involved. * During Budo experiences, chatting or using mobile phones are not allowed. *Kyudo program includes cost of transport by taxi to and from your accommodation. ・Time: 90 minutes ・We have several different start time please choose your best. ・Please tell us a time that would…

    WAK JAPAN provides you with a special chance to learn Kyudo archery at a traditional dojo or a training hall. First, you can wear the uniform of Kyudo (only for visitors in a small group), and then t

  • Tea Ceremony at Toyokuni Shrine (private)

    WAK JAPAN offers authentic tea ceremony at a traditional tea room in a Shinto shrine ground. The WAK staff takes you to the shrine just 3 minute-walk on foot from the WAK JAPAN’s wooden house, Kyoto Washin-kan. Before or after the tea ceremony experience, customers can take a walk around beautiful tea garden as well as Toyokuni jinja Shrine that enshrines a famous ruler in the 16th century, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 60 minutes・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~16:00.・Price1pax     :36,300yen (include tax)2pax/or more :18,200yen per person (include tax)*Please make a reservation beforehand 1 week ago.  Notes on reservation 1. Max…

    WAK JAPAN offers authentic tea ceremony at a traditional tea room in a Shinto shrine ground. The WAK staff takes you to the shrine just 3 minute-walk on foot from the WAK JAPAN's wooden house, Kyoto W

  • Tea ceremony with Kimono at Toyokuni Shrine (Private)

    WAK JAPAN offers authentic tea ceremony at a traditional tea room in a Shinto shrine ground. At first, WAK staff dresses you up in Kimono chosen from a WAK’s rich kimono collection. Then let’s go to the shrine just 3 minute-walk on foot from Kyoto Washin-kan. Before or after the tea ceremony experience, customers can take a walk around beautiful tea garden as well as Toyokuni jinja Shrine that enshrines a famous ruler in the 16th century, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 90 minutes・Please tell us a time that would be convenient from 9:00~17:00.・Price1pax     :48,400yen (include tax)2pax/or more :24,200 yen for per person (include tax)*Please make…

    WAK JAPAN offers authentic tea ceremony at a traditional tea room in a Shinto shrine ground. At first, WAK staff dresses you up in Kimono chosen from a WAK's rich kimono collection. Then let's go to t

  • Japanese Bento at a Local Home

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN’s original programs featuring a Bento cooking at an instructo’s home. You can enjoy a variety of bento from classical style to kids’ picnic style with anime character face rice ball! Details ・This experience is a private program.・Time required approx 3h・We have several different start time please choose your best.(9:30-,10:00-,13:00-,15:30-,)・Price1pax :28,600 yen tax included2pax :18,000 yen tax included3pax/or more:16,400yen tax included*Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago.  Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 6 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. Child’s fee is not…

    This is one of the WAK JAPAN's original programs featuring a Bento cooking at an instructo's home. You can enjoy a variety of bento from classical style to kids' picnic style with anime character face

  • Kyoto Highlight Tour 8hours(Private)

    This is an eight-hour-tour program visiting tourist spot in Kyoto.As part of a regular tour program, Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka, along with Gion are included. If you have plans for some other places or activities, we can make an original tour program for you. Details ・Time required approx 8h *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago. Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 9 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. The same rate applicable to more than 4 year-old child.4. Interpreting services for languages…

    This is an eight-hour-tour program visiting tourist spot in Kyoto.As part of a regular tour program, Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka, along with Gion are

  • Kyoto Highlight Tour 4hours(Private)

    This is a four-hour-tour program visiting tourist spot in Kyoto.As part of a regular tour program, Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka, along with Gion are included. The certified tour guide will make your original plan upon request. Details ・Time required approx 4h *Please make a reservation beforehand two weeks ago Notes on reservation 1. The activity time may be shorter if you arrive late. 2. Max group size: approximately 9 people (A large group may be divided into multiple smaller groups) 3. The same rate applicable to more than 4 year-old child.4. Interpreting services for languages other than English are available upon request. (An…

    This is a four-hour-tour program visiting tourist spot in Kyoto.As part of a regular tour program, Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka, along with Gion are in

  • Kyoto Farm Experience Course (Private)

    Go to a real farm to learn about organic farming, and harvest some seasonal vegetables.Later, enjoy lunch with the vegetables you picked at a traditional machiya restaurant nearby. Details ・This experience is a private program. ・Tour Schedule:  9:00 Meet a WAK’s attendant at Kintetsu Kyoto Station  9:30 Farm Experience  11:00 Move to the restaurant and lunch  12:30 Back to Kyoto Station by the Kintetsu line  13:00 Finish the tour at Kyoto Station  *You might get dirty due to farming experience, so please wear some easy and comfortable clothes. *In case of rain, the indoor agriculture lecture takes place instead. *The tour will be canceled in case of heavy rain or typhoon. ・Fee :38,500…

    Go to a real farm to learn about organic farming, and harvest some seasonal vegetables.Later, enjoy lunch with the vegetables you picked at a traditional machiya restaurant nearby.Details・This experie

わくわく館 Wakwak-kan

電車:「烏丸御池駅」下車、徒歩5分
〒604-0812 京都市中京区高倉通り二条上る天守町761「わくわく館」
train:5 min-walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Stn, Exit No.7.
761 Tenshucho, Takakura-dori,Nijo-agaru, Nakagyo-ku,Kyoto, Japan 604-0812

京都和心館 Kyoto Washin-kan

電車:京阪「七条駅」下車、徒歩10分
バス:「博物館三十三間堂前(バス)」下車、徒歩5分
〒605-0933 京都市東山区大和大路通り正面下る大和大路1丁目533番地3
train:5 min-walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Stn, Exit No.7.
761 Tenshucho, Takakura-dori,Nijo-agaru, Nakagyo-ku,Kyoto, Japan 604-0812