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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour

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Explore the Nishiki Food Market and learn how to make a home-cooked Japanese meal on this Kyoto culinary walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, learn about typical Japanese ingredients at the food market, and go off the beaten path with a walk through the city's back streets, filled with interesting shops. Visit an old sake brewery for a tasting, and then prepare your own sushi, soup and salad at a 1.5-hour cooking class. This tour is limited to seven people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.
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Stop At: Nishiki Market Shopping District, 609 Nishidaimonjicho Tominokoji Dori Shijoagaru, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture

Stop At: WAK Japan, Kyoto 604-0812 Kyoto Prefecture

Stop At: Nishiki Tenmangu, 537 Nakanocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8042 Kyoto Prefecture
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Duration
3h 30m
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Cooking class and dinner
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 7 people per booking
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Note: In unforeseen circumstances, the brewery museum may be closed; if this occurs, you will be offered an admission ticket so you can visit this attraction at another time
  • This tour requires 2 hours of flat walking; we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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aggiesueblue wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We were met at the entrance to the Nishiki Market by our very friendly and knowledgeable guide Yumiko. Yumiko spoke outstanding English and gave us a lot of insights to the history of the market and explained all of the traditional foods. During our market visit we bought 3
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Date of experience: November 2019
Simon G wrote a review Sep 2019
473 contributions67 helpful votes
My wife and I was on this course as part of a package holiday. It was amazing, we were joined by another really friendly couple. We walked through the market and learn’t so much about this history behind the food and the market and the local delicacies. Then at both the sake
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Response from WAK_Chikako, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
Responded 19 Sep 2019
Thank you for your reviews. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our market tour and cooking class. We'll make an effort to keep our hospitality to each guest.
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Sarah wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had such a great time!! It was fast paced but still casual. The tour was informative and energetic with the hustle and bustle of the market. The cooking class was so much fun and the hands on experience was just what we wanted. And to top it all off, the food was DELICIOUS!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from WAK_Chikako, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
Responded 19 Sep 2019
We're very glad to hear you satisfied with WAK JAPAN's market tour as well as like food we cooked together! Did you try to make sushi dishes again in your home? Hope to see you again some time..
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Hookulater wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Very casual yet informative tour with cooking class. The guide was very friendly and our cooking teacher taught us easy everyday Japanese dishes. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from WAK_Chikako, Public Relations Manager at Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
Responded 19 Sep 2019
Thank you for joining WAK JAPAN's cooking class. It was great to see you this time for all of our attendants, instructors. We hope you keep this memory and love Kyoto forever!
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Christine wrote a review Jul 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This is such a well run, and interesting tour! I'd highly recommend to anyone interested in Japanese food culture and cooking. The tour of Nishiki market was interesting and we got to learn about all sorts of interesting foods and but some ingredients for the cooking class.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Michi075, マネージャー at Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
Responded 25 Jul 2019
Thank you for joining our tour and cooking program. We're glad to hear you were satisfied with our offerings especially from our attendant and cooking instructor. Please try cooking it again in your home!
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