Virtual Tour of Nishiki Market to find out about the culinary traditions of Kyoto people
Nishiki Market, a 400-meter long arcade lined with 130 grocery shops and stores, is now a world famous destination for tourists. Virtual tour version of the 100-minute guided tour covers the entire street of the market.
This is the virtual tour option, which is conducted simultaneously with the “real tour” involving other participants. You are advised just to install the Zoom video conferencing application and wait for the tour conduction date and time. Shortly before the tour begins, you will receive the password to join the live streaming of the real tour, and you can enjoy a truly realistic and interactive tour experience with your friends or family at home.
Kyoto is the mecca of washoku, a Japanese cuisine, registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural asset. From housewives to chefs of traditional kaiseki cuisine, people coming for full-course dinners frequently visit Nishiki Market, which is the evidence that the market deals in the finest food materials. During the 100-minute tour, the guide will explain about the market, including the interesting legends of washoku and significance of the market with its history, which can be traced back to 1300 years ago.
|Date||November 12th, December 10th|
|Time||Tour: 14:00-15:40 (Reception:13:45) based on Japan Standard Time|
|Meeting location||About 15 minutes before the tour begins, you will receive the password to join the live streaming of the real tour.|
|Remarks||You are advised to pre-install the Zoom application well in advance of the tour date.|