Tour of Nishiki Market

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:13:50)
Fee 2,500 yen with prior reservation and payment
Free for 12 years old and younger when accompanied by adult
Meeting location

At No. 9 Exit of Kawaramachi Station of Hankyu Railway

Remarks No insurance for accidents or injury during the tour
Half Kaiseki Dinner course with one Maiko at Japanese restaurant with partition: The minimum, yet still truly private and authentic, dinner arrangement with a privately arranged maiko-san for around two hours. Includes one-hour guided tour in the geisha district to be followed by two-hour Japanese kaiseki dinner course at Japanese restaurants with partition. (total 3-hour program)
Full Kaiseki Dinner course with one Maiko at Japanese restaurant's private room: Private and authentic, dinner arrangement with a privately arranged maiko-san for around two hours. Includes one-hour guided tour in the geisha district to be followed by two-hour Japanese kaiseki dinner course at Japanese restaurant's private room. (total 3-hour program)