Curated Kyoto is for people like you – creative people who want to explore cities beyond the generic tourist spots. From beautiful and photogenic locations to cool restaurants loved by locals to authentic cultural experiences, the best of Kyoto is curated and tailored by a local expert to fit your needs.
An experience that changes and varies with the four seasons. You won’t only drink famous Kyoto matcha and try handmade tea sweets, but can also learn about the flowers, scripts, tea ware, and kimono which make the experience whole.
There is also the option to try whisking matcha yourself.
Kimono atelier Akane has a unique partnership with Ninja Dojo and Store. Not only can you rent a kimono here, but also samurai armor and ninja attire! All customers receive one free polaroid photograph as a memento.
Owner Ms.Okanishi speaks Japanese, English & French! She also has an amazing collection of antique kimonos and obi (belts) for sale.
You can learn Japanese typical and traditional homemade cooking and culture here. All the instructor can speak English fluently and our staff have variety background, and can answer any questions regarding a wealth of subjects ranging from ingredients to our Japanese lifestyle, and culture. We’re proud of our hospitality.