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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
373-26 Horiike-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0038, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
+81 80-4240-8866
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's well worth the time to learn more about the Japanese culture and design asthetic. The course covers the theory and history of ikebana and then allows you a hands on experience to create a floral arrangement. I will be back again the next time...More

Thank Kat F
Reviewed 5 days ago

we really enjoyed this experience. Wonderful time to understand tea ceremony. I highly recommend this activity

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Thank Rene E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Both hostess were very Kind. The ceremony was very interesting. The services and facilities area great! Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great cultural and educational experience. The hosts were very energetic and well informed! They explained all of the history of the tea ceremony and the cultural meanings behind it!

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Thank znwandel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this - so traditional! A very unique experience away from the touristy things. I would go back!More

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Thank nicolepchow
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear nicolepchow, Thank you very much for participating in our cultural experience and writing a review for us. We are really glad to know you enjoyed the session and felt relaxed away from city noises. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

我非常慶幸我參加了她的花道課:她說得一口流利的英語,而且也知道中國、西方等的文化,令我更能明白日本花道和其他文化的相同興不同。而且,她是一位有經驗的花道研習老師。極力推薦!!! I am so glad to have attended this workshop; Kimi (the Sensei) speaks English very fluently and is knowledgeable in Ikebana as well as different cultures, which makes her teaching very effective. She is very encouraging and inspiring as well, so I really learnt...More

Thank Abel_Lau
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Abel_Lau, Thank you very much for joining our ikebana class last week and writing a review for us! We are genuinely glad you enjoyed the class and satisfied with its content. Your comment is too good for us, which makes us embarrassed, but we'd...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely, unforgettable time at Mari´s beautiful green tea ceremony! An hour of escape into the world of the traditional matcha ceremony: peace - respect - purity & tranquility. I can only recommend joining her ceremony. Mari is a lovely host and the...More

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Thank Mireille B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tea ceremony class at Ami Kyoto, and had a fantastic experience. Our hosts were kind, welcoming, and deeply knowledgeable about their subject matter. We loved getting to watch the ritual of tea ceremony and hear commentary about all the nuances. And the...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ami taught the class in such a great way. She taught me a lot and I would like to continue taking lessons when I return to the States.More

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Thank vjlegal
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear vjlegal, Thank you very much for attending our ikebana class and writing a review for us. If you felt in that way, that's our biggest pleasure. Please keep practicing ikebana in your home country. If there is something we can do, please let us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice place, I enjoyed the space and how comfortable it was. I hope to come back definitely recommend

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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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