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Kyoto Traditional Townhouse (Machiya) Tour SWA021(JPY14,643/ person× 4 travelers)

Area: Kyoto
  • Adventure & Outdoors
  • Relaxation
  • Romantic
  • Sightseeing
  • Meet the Locals
  • Unique Escapades
  • Local Cuisine & Food
  • Art & Culture

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  • 4 Person$534.80

This is the course to touch upon a traditional culture of Kyoto by visiting Machiya townhouses in Kyoto which preserve the traditional taste. The first townhouse can provide Maiko & Kimono plan as options. Several townhouses are included in this tour such as authentic traditional townhouse, Mumeisha Yoshida House and Horino Memorial Museum with a history of 230 years which presents a good example of old sake brewers and residence of Horino family.

<Itinerary>
Your hotel→Shijo Omiya→Kayo→Mumeisha Yoshida House →Horino Memorial Museum→Teramachi Street
◆Kayo (Closed on Tuesdays)
Machiya townhouse with a history of 60 years. Guests can enjoy atmosphere of a typical Machiya townhouse where they can see Maiko & Kimono costume and buy small kimono articles.
Option A (Advanced reservation required): Maiko Costume: An authentic Maiko Costume including hair dressing & hair decorations plus taking a photograph by a professional cameraman. A picture by instant camera, “instax mini” can be handed on spot and data of a picture can be sent afterwards. 13,000 yen/person. Reservation is necessary one week before.
Option B (Advanced reservation required): Kimono Course: Casual kimono wearing and strolling around neighbor hood. 3,000 yen/person
◆Mumeisha Yoshida House
It is located in a corner of a wholesale district of Kyoto kimono. It has a typical townhouse structure consisting of a shop, a living quarter, a warehouse and courtyards. Old kimono of Edo period makes you feel nostalgia for living of business man of old days about 150 years ago. The house was built in 1909.
◆ Horino Memorial Museum
It is a home of Kyoto’s famous sake brewer “Kinshi Masamune” built in 1781. After the brewing facility was moved to Fushimi, the original land and building were carefully preserved. The Momonoi well, Okuzashiki as a reception room, courtyard garden etc. are preserved as original. You could feel as if you had been transported through time.
◆Teramachi Street
The street is an arcade containing an assortment of shops and services, both
Traditional and modern shops. You can enjoy a simplified tea ceremony at Ippodo tea shop with a history of 290 years.
An assortment of shops and services, both Traditional and modern shops. You can enjoy a simplified tea ceremony at Ippodo tea shop with a history of 290 years.

<Included>
Guiding fee, Transportation fee by public transportation by metro, train or public bus (For taxis or hired cars, additional fee will be charged.), Admission Fee, Pick Up & Drop Off service from the hotel which is located in central Kyoto.

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Extra fees paid on the spot

Free

Price

$241.32~

Recommended length of visit

4hours

Included in extra fees paid on the spot

None

Not included in extra fees paid on the spot

Cost of meal, drink and any additional sightseeing activities which is not included in the itinerary.

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Cancellation Policy
If you cancel your reservation, the following cancellation fees and remittance charge will be charged:
(1) 14-3 days before the program day: 20 % of the program fee
(2) 2 days before the program day: 50 % of the program fee
(3) one day before, on the departure day, or cancellation without notice: 100 % of the program fee

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◆Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard for the instructions.
◆Program duration is an estimate. It is subject to change depending on the number of participants and/or conditions without notice.
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Recommended length of visit

4hours

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Recommended starting time

13:00 start

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