Nishiki Market to find out about the culinary traditions of Kyoto people

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
Fee 2,000 yen
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.
Virtual tour version of the Night-time Exploration in Gion, the Geisha district - is world famous and one of the most popular walking tours in Japan with more than 7,000 guests a year.
Kyo-machiya reminds us Japanese people of good old days, when people followed a daily routine at a relaxing pace and had their work place and residential space in the same building. This virtual tour includes an interesting visit to traditional Kyo-machiya.