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Ami Kyoto

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Your opportunity to be part of Kyoto! "Ami Kyoto" provides traditional Japanese cultural experience in English for foreign visitors. You can experience Ikebana (Japanese art of flower arrangement, Calligraphy and Tea ceremony in our 80-year-old...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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373-26 Horiike-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0038, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
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+81 80-4240-8866
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All reviews ikebana class japanese culture tea ceremony flower arranging highly recommend this class an excellent teacher class takes place amazing experience perfect english great introduction japanese tea lots of fun sushi green tea calligraphy principles lesson
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Reviewed yesterday

An interesting introduction to Ikebana by a very gracious teacher. She explained the philosophy behind it and we then had a hands-on session. A lovely way to spend some time in Japan.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

At Ami Kyoto they make you immediately feel welcome and take you on a journey through Japan’s ancient tea ceremony. Informative and fun. They are excellent hosts and the teas pretty amazing tooMore

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rb0tt0, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing a review for us. It is our biggest pleasure to offer you a fun time and we try our best to let you feel as comfortable as possible. We are more than...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the venue and the tea ceremony itself were lovely. My hosts were welcoming, and very knowledgeable, and their introduction to the history and different types of tea ceremonies was fascinating. I would recommend Ami Kyoto to anyone visiting Kyoto who is interested in experiencing...More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kathryn_1603, Thank you very much for joining our tea ceremony and writing a kind review for us. It means so much to us and those lovely words just cheer us up. Not only we but also you made our session more fun and more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were Immersed in the culture and tradition of the tea ceremony and of Japan. Mari was a fantastic host and engaging. She shared her stories and culture. The venue is a amazing traditional tea house.More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MickeyBear, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing such a lovely review. Sharing my story like that reminded me how lucky I am to be able to encounter the chance to get myself involved in this tea ceremony world and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The host was very knowledgeable and kind. Highly recommended to learn about a side of Japanese culture that is not always easy to get into.More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear uglysoup, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony session and recommending out loud. We are more than happy to know that you enjoyed the atmosphere of our venue and knowledge of our culture. We hope to see you again sometime in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Two teachers are very attentive and patient, a great experience. I‘v learned a lot about the tea ceremony and will tell my friends.More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear xuezheng2018, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and giving us such a nice comment. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our session and gained some knowledge about our culture. We truly appreciate it. Please enjoy more matcha back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun with this ceremony and enjoyed getting to learn about the process and history behind it all.More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear adinwiddie8, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing a kind review for us. Our session was really relaxing and peaceful one with just two of you. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed it too and furthermore you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved learning about the Japanese tea ceremony. She made us feel incredibly welcome. I highly recommend!!More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Companion288753, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing a kind comment here. We're so glad to know that you felt at home and enjoyed gaining some knowledge of tea ceremony. We hope that you will have more relaxing time at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Ami Kyoto you are receiving a very warm welcome. The explanation before the actual tea-ceremony was very interesting - a good foundation for appreciating the actual tea-ceremony. Also we all had a chance to make Japanese green tea. the last part with Q &...More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ulla S, Thank you very much for coming to our tea ceremony and bringing some friends too. We are so grateful for your forthcoming attitude and full of your enthusiasm. It was such an overwhelming atmosphere with you all and you made our session...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed learning about Japanese Tea Ceremony from Mari and her colleague. They were great hosts and answered lots of questions. It's also a nice break from all the sight seeing to be still and enjoy tea in a serene environment.More

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MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear thuytut, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing a wonderful comment here. It was our biggest pleasure to help you feel comfortable a little bit away from the busy trip. We totally enjoyed your company and you made our session...More

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doreenl449
26 November 2017|
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Response from MariMomi | Property representative |
Hello! This is Mari from Ami Kyoto. Thank you so much for your inquiry and sorry for the late reply. We're very sorry but we no longer have cooking class. Instead of that, we started tea ceremony from this May as well as... More
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