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Art & Culture, artisans, and food culture

You will feel all the natural beauty of Japan.
You will see the incredible skills of the artisans.
You will taste the delicious culinary cuisine of Japanese food.

We offer these exclusive experiences of Japan.

Art & Culture

The impression that you get through your five senses: taste, sight, touch, smell and sound. The Japanese culture and arts will highlight your trip. They will all be a lifelong, memorable experience for you.

Artisans

Japanese craftsmen have been using the same method for more than 1000 years. If you see the artisan’s work, you will feel that the art and craft has been brought to life.
We are proud of these artisans.

Food Culture

The best part of traveling is enjoying the local food!Japanese cuisine is supposed to be a feast for the eyes as well as the palate.
Taste the ingredients for that particular season that is otherwise unavailable at any other time of year.Enjoy an authentic Japanese meal in a relaxed traditional style room with serenity and beauty of the gardens in Kyoto.

SERVICE

for examples...

Having a Geisha Banquet and playing game with a Geisha.

to feel how Japanese cultural heritages are preserved.

After appreciating artisan's work, as same way as 1000years ago, timetrip to temples to see Buddhist statues.

京都 お座敷 体験 伏見

Fushimi is famous for Sake because of the clear spring water
from a mountain in Fushimi.
Excellent water is necessary to make a good
Sake so the culture of Sake developed in Fushimi.

There are many points of interest in Fushimi
such as the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine,
Sake breweries, Fushimi-Momoyama castle,
Lake Biwa canal, Jounangu shrine and etc.

Escape the crowds in Kyoto and have an easy day in Fushimi.

After the tour of Fushimi shrine, enjoy Kaiseki lunch at Ryotei restaurant.
We can arrange Geisha banquet and Samurai performance & experiences.

Fushimi day

Fushimi Inari shrine with your guide.
15min. to Ryotei restaurant

Kaiseki lunch

Geishas banquet

Finish lunch

Option: Attend a Tea Ceremony,
pound your own Mochi or
eat Somen noodles out of a flowing
bamboo stream

visiting Sake brewery & tasting

Sample itinerary

10:00

12:00

12:30

14:00

14:30

Important temples and shrines that are being restored by master restorationists.

Byoudouin-hououdou, Katsura-rikyu, Gosho, Choi-in, Nina-ji, Daigo-ji, etc.
These are some of the temples and shrines
that is restored by the professional restorationists
who have repaired numerous cultural treasures.
The doors of Shitomi-do alone was restored by more than 10
craftsmen in a period of over 4 years.

Additionally, Byoudouin-hououdou was restored over the course of 10 years.

Due to the technique and the years of work by each craftsmen,
the cultural properties of this beautiful timber of Japan,
are preserved and inherited by the same restoration method as in the Edo period.
This is the difference between the “Western Stone Culture”
and the “Japanese Tree Culture”.
The shrine temple tour with the Master Restorer,
includes the tour of the restoration site which is currently being done.
It is a fun tour that will AMAZE you and leave you dumbfounded!

This tour is not on the guide book!
It is a very popular and recommended tour.

Visiting temples with conservator restorer of cultural property

Visiting a shrine with the restorer

Having tasty sweets

Visiting a temple with the restorer

Lunch at a recommended restaurant near there

Telling you a story of the differences
between a temple and shrine

Telling you a Story and differences
about temple and shrine

Visiting a shrine or temple of cultural property
where restoration is in progress

Visiting a shrine or temple of cultural property
where restoration was completed

Sample itinerary①

Sample itinerary②

10:00

10:00

10:30

11:00

11:00

12:00

This Zen temple overcame the political and social turmoil
and was reconstructed by a tea master named Urakusai Oda.
This historical temple has been preserved since then.
The temple also inherited and preserved
the Urakusai tea ceremony which is now called the Samurai Tea Ceremony.
You can experience Zen and the Samurai Tea Ceremony
in a cozy and serene environment leaving the hustle and bustle behind.

Feeling & experience ZEN

Walking tours with the Priest

Zen meditation

Shojin Ryori lunch
(Japanese vegetarian Buddhist cuisine)

We have a private walking tour with a priest,
experience Zen meditation,
Samurai tea ceremony and NOH performance.

Sample itinerary

10:00

11:00

12:00

You can feel the world is one,
only if you know about the Buddha and Buddhist Statues.

One of the essential sights to see
while visiting Japan are the temples.
We will first tour the traditional sculpting process of the Buddhist statues
and learn the historical background,
then the visit to the temples will be enlightening.
You will smell and feel the freshly carved wooden pieces.
It will stimulate your five senses.
The visit the temples will then take you back into time.
Why don’t you learn a little bit about
the Buddhist statues then visit the temples?
It will be a trip back into time!
We have a tour to the temples with the sculptor.

Sculptor of the Buddhist statue

visit sculptor workshop

leaving for the Sanju-Sangen-Dou

the Sanju-Sangen-Dou with the sculptor

finish

Sample itinerary

13:00

14:30

15:00

16:00

We have the other tours “art & culture”,
“artisans work” and “food culture”.

We can coordinate exclusive tour plan for travel agencies.
Please inquire us.

SERVICE

for examples...

Having a Geisha Banquet and playing game with a Geisha.

to feel how Japanese cultural heritages are preserved.

After appreciating artisan's work, as same way as 1000years ago,
timetrip to temples to see Buddhist statues.

京都 お座敷 体験 伏見

Fushimi is famous for Sake
because of the clear spring water from a mountain in Fushimi.
Excellent water is necessary to make a good
Sake so the culture of Sake developed in Fushimi
There are many points of interest in Fushimi
such as the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine,
Sake breweries, Fushimi-Momoyama castle, Lake Biwa canal,
Jounangu shrine and etc.
Escape the crowds in Kyoto and have an easy day in Fushimi.
After the tour of Fushimi shrine, enjoy Kaiseki lunch at Ryotei restaurant.
We can arrange Geisha banquet and Samurai performance & experiences.

Fushimi day

Fushimi Inari shrine with your guide.

Kaiseki lunch

Geishas banquet

Finish lunch

visiting Sake brewery & tasting

15min. to Ryotei restaurant

Option: Attend a Tea Ceremony,
pound your own Mochi or
eat Somen noodles out of a flowing bamboo stream

Sample itinerary

10:00

12:00

12:30

14:00

14:30

Important temples and shrines that are being restored by master restorationists.
Byoudouin-hououdou, Katsura-rikyu, Gosho, Choi-in, Nina-ji, Daigo-ji, etc.
These are some of the temples and shrines
that is restored by the professional restorationists who have repaired
numerous cultural treasures.
The doors of Shitomi-do alone was
restored by more than 10 craftsmen in a period of over 4 years.
Additionally, Byoudouin-hououdou was restored over the course of 10 years.
Due to the technique and the years of work by each craftsmen,
the cultural properties of this beautiful timber of Japan,
are preserved and inherited by the same restoration method as in the Edo period.
This is the difference between the “Western Stone Culture” and the “Japanese Tree Culture”.
The shrine temple tour with the Master Restorer,
includes the tour of the restoration site which is currently being done.
It is a fun tour that will AMAZE you and leave you dumbfounded!
This tour is not on the guide book!

It is a very popular and recommended tour.

Visiting temples with conservator restorer of cultural property

Visiting a shrine with the restorer
Telling you a story of the differences between a temple and shrine

Having tasty sweets

Visiting a temple with the restorer

Lunch at a recommended restaurant near there

Telling you a Story and differences about temple and shrine

Visiting a shrine or temple of cultural property
where restoration is in progress

Visiting a shrine or temple of cultural property
where restoration was completed

Sample itinerary①

Sample itinerary②

10:00

10:00

10:30

11:00

11:00

12:00

This Zen temple overcame the political and social turmoil and was reconstructed
by a tea master named Urakusai Oda.
This historical temple has been preserved since then.
The temple also inherited and preserved the Urakusai tea ceremony
which is now called the Samurai Tea Ceremony.
You can experience Zen and the Samurai Tea Ceremony in a cozy and serene
environment leaving the hustle and bustle behind.

Feeling & experience ZEN

Walking tours with the Priest

Zen meditation

Shojin Ryori lunch

(Japanese vegetarian Buddhist cuisine)

We have a private walking tour with a priest,
experience Zen meditation,
Samurai tea ceremony and NOH performance.

Sample itinerary

10:00

11:00

12:00

Where Buddhist statue came from?
You can feel the world is one,
only if you know about the Buddha and Buddhist Statues.
One of the essential sights to see while visiting Japan are the temples.
We will first tour the traditional sculpting process of the Buddhist
statues and learn the historical background,
then the visit to the temples will be enlightening.
You will smell and feel the freshly carved wooden pieces.
It will stimulate your five senses.
The visit the temples will then take you back into time.
Why don’t you learn a little bit
about the Buddhist statues then visit the temples?

It will be a trip back into time!
We have a tour to the temples with the sculptor.

Sculptor of the Buddhist statue

visit sculptor workshop

leaving for the Sanju-Sangen-Dou

the Sanju-Sangen-Dou with the sculptor

finish

Sample itinerary

13:00

14:30

15:00

16:00

We have the other tours “art & culture”,
“artisans work” and “food culture”.
We can coordinate exclusive tour plan for travel agencies.
Please inquire us.

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ABOUT

We are a small business consulting firm with an emphasis on marketing.
We have been involved in launching new businesses with management, sales and event planning.

We organize special events and services in Kyoto.
We coordinate exclusive Kyoto experiences for VIP travelers, individual travelers, family travelers and MICE group.
Our focus is to introduce the Kyoto arts, craftsmen and food culture to visitors.

Company Profile

Miyako Lab Co., Ltd.

– Tokyo Office –
#206, 14 Kitamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0834

– Kyoto Office –
#202, 2-4 Sanjoubouchou, Awataguchi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0035

Managing Director Yuka Sato
(Licensed Land Operator)

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