EXPERIENCE

Experience the Culture of Kyoto

Kyoto's culture and the sacred air of Higashiyama are soothing activities.
You can enjoy special activities such as Geisha dance, tea ceremony,
flower arrangement, and incense ceremony at FUFU Kyoto's detached house.

Playing -Private Geisha Experience at the Detached House-

Playing -Private Geisha Experience at the Detached House-

The detached house of FUFU Kyoto turns into a Japanese tea house where you are entertained with the traditional Kyoto dance accompanied by shamisen. Have the best Geisha experience by playing traditional games, chatting and taking photos with them in the private space.

Hours / Rates Please inquire in advance for the date and rate.

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Languages Japanese, English

Knowing -Japanese Flower Arrangement at the Detached House-

Knowing -Japanese Flower Arrangement at the Detached House-

Invest in yourself and experience the ancient traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement at the detached private space. This flower arranging art session is organized by Saga School of Ikebana.

Hours 13:00-17:00, 1 hour
Rates JPY 9,000 / 1 person; JPY 12,000 / 2 people
JPY 15,000 / 3 people; JPY 18,000 / 4 people

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Number of people 1 to 4 people
Child Elementary school students and older can participate (same fee as adults)
Languages Japanese, English

Tasting -Tea Ceremony at the Detached House-

Tasting -Tea Ceremony at the Detached House-

Participate in the original once-in-a-lifetime tea ceremony program and learn the history of tea ceremony through the rituals involved in the way of tea, and enjoy the hospitality of the host in the private space surrounded by silence.

Hours 13:00-17:00, 1 hour
Rates JPY 8,000 / 1 person
JPY 12,000 / 2 people
JPY 18,000 / 3 people
JPY 24,000 / 4 people
Children JPY 3,000 / per person

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Number of people Up to 6 people (up to 2 children)
Child 3 years old to elementary school student can participate (child fee)
Languages Japanese, English

Smelling -Incense Ceremony at the Detached House-

Smelling -Incense Ceremony at the Detached House-

Unfold the history of Kodo, Japanese incense ceremony. Learn about different raw incense materials and discover the hidden fragrances. Create your own Japanese fragrance sachet with the assistance of trained staff from Yamada-matsu, an incense wood company established in Edo period.

Hours 13:00-17:00, 1 hour
Rates JPY 2,500 / per person

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Child First-grade elementary school students and older can participate (same fee as adults)
Languages Japanese, English

Rejuvenating -Private Yoga Lesson-

Rejuvenating -Private Yoga Lesson-

A private Yoga session at a modern Japanese garden villa with history. The naturalist view of gardens utilizing the surrounding village mountain landscape of Higashiyama will amplify your overflowing inner power.

Hours 9:00-17:00, 1 hour
Rates JPY 10,000 / 1 person
JPY 20,000 / 2 people
JPY 25,000 / 3 people
JPY 30,000 / 4 people

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Languages Japanese, English

Inspiring -Zen meditation with the Guidance of Nanzenji Temple-

Inspiring -Zen meditation with the Guidance of Nanzenji Temple-

Under the guidance of the chief priest of Nanzenji, one of the most prestigious Zen temples, the session invites you to search for knowledge and enlightenment through a once-in-a-lifetime experience of Zen philosophy lecture and meditation. Calm your mind and observe your inner self.

Hours 10:00-16:00, 2 hours
Rates JPY 5,000 / per person

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Languages Japanese

Riding -Feel the air, Take in the scenery of Jinrikisha Ride-

Riding -Feel the air, Take in the scenery of Jinrikisha Ride-

Experience an ancient form of travel through a jinrikisha, the rickshaw ride that was popular for Kyoto locals from the Meiji to Taisho era. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery of Kyoto as well as the pleasant side-to-side rocking motion and refreshing air along the way.

Hours 10:00-18:00(depending on the season)
60-90 minutes
Rates 60 minutes JPY 17,500 / 2 people
70 minutes JPY 20,000 / 2 people
80 minutes JPY 22,500 / 2 people
90 minutes JPY 25,000 / 2 people
* For 1 person or 3 people, please contact us for the rate.

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Languages Japanese, English
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Reservation and Cancellation

Reservation
  • Booking is accepted three months in advance.
  • Booking needs to be confirmed three days prior to the date of the tour.
  • The booking is accepted at the General Reservation Center or FUFU Kyoto.
  • FUFU Kyoto Designated Staff will respond to inquiries and provide details of the reservation.
  • The booking may not be accepted due to weather, etc. The schedule may be changed according to the physical conditions of customers or the weather.
  • The final decision on whether or not the tour will be held is determined at 6:00 PM of the day before departure. No cancellation fee will be charged in case of bad weather, etc.
Cancellation
  • Cancellation fee will be charged 6 days prior to the date of tour.
    6 days – 3 days 50% of total price
    2 days – 1 day 90% of total price
    On the day 100% of total price

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