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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 - 17:30
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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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Reviewed today

A beautiful, knowledgeable and relaxing experience! Mari is such a sweet and nice person! She and her colleague showed us the ways and meanings of the tea ceremony. In the end we learned so much, we even got a little origami when we left! :)...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I really like Ikebana. I will experience more in future. Hope I am able to attend courses which are taught in Japanese next tine.More

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KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear daisy610liu, Thank you very much for attending our ikebana class and writing a review for us. We are really glad to know you enjoyed the class and have a desire to learn more. As you are the most welcome to come back to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ami was wonderful! The experience was enlightening and relaxing. The Matcha green tea was delicious.More

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

Dear Hala M, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony session and writing a kind review for us. We are more than glad to know that you enjoyed the session and liked Matcha green tea. We hope that you will enjoy this relaxing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Korean, I was just curious about Japanese Calligraphy. And it was absolutely great experience. Not only Caligraphy itself, the teacher taught me how it influenced to our lives in a very kind way. It was one of the best things I did in...More

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KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear woohyunlee, Thank you very much for attending our calligraphy class and writing a review for us. We are really glad you enjoyed the class and it gives you some basic concepts of calligraphy behind the art form. We hope you've made a lot of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very good moment with Mari for the ceremonial tea.Thank you very much. Juliette and Ronan.More

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

Dear Juliette and Ronan, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony session and having a good time with us! We really appreciate your review for us and it means a lot. I think I was the one who enjoyed the session the most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent experience.We spent a nice time, mixing culture and fun. Our teacher was very kind, friendly as well as competent. Recommended!!!More

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Thank gio732
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear gio732, Thank you very much for attending our cultural experience and writing a review for us! We are really glad to know you enjoyed the session in that way. We hope you had a great time in Japan and we'll see you again in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exquisite, lively and relaxing experience of a key element of traditional Japanese culture, thanks to wonderful English-speaking professional Japanese hosts.More

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Thank BenjaminAbtan2018
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BenjaminAbtan2018, Thank you very much for participating in our cultural experience and writing a review for us. We are so glad to know you were satisfied with its content. We hope you spent a pleasant time in Japan and we'll see you again anytime...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tea ceremony is a must experience in Kyoto and Mari does an exceptional job. We went in a group of 6 people and were coached in the art of the tea ceremony. Its an elaborate art that takes years to learn and lots of...More

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

Dear ArchanaShivanandan, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony session and finding it pleasure in it. And we appreciate your writing such a lovely review for us. We are more than happy to know that you could gain a lot of knowledge about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two hosts are absolutely lovely and make you feel totally comfortable. The ceremony is very interesting to watch and you learn a lot about Japanese tea culture. You get to make your own matcha green tea which tastes way better than the ones in...More

Thank E55IGGURKE
MariMomi, Manager at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear E55IGGURKE, Thank you very much for attending our tea ceremony and writing such a nice review for us. It is a biggest pleasure of us to let you feel comfortable and give you a chance to know real Matcha and you loved it. As...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my Ikebana flower arranging lesson - the highlight of my visit to Kyoto. It was in a charming Kyoto townhouse. The instructor, Kimmie, was superb. She gave a fascinating overview of Ikebana. Her English is excellent. She was incredibly thoughtful and engaging. The quality...More

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Thank NewYorkPickytraveler
KimiXD, オーナー at Ami Kyoto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NewYorkPickytraveler, Thank you very much for attending our ikebana class and writing a review for us. As your compliment is too good for us, we feel embarrassed, but we'd like to receive it with gratitude. It's our biggest pleasure to know you enjoyed the...More

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doreenl449
25 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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