Our Friends

Camellia has close friendships with a handful of other businesses offering cultural experiences in Kyoto, that we feel would be of interest to our guests. We’d like to introduce a few of them here.

 
 
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Samurai Juku

Wear traditional kimono and hakama to really look the part. Learn about the history of swords in Japan, and how they influenced samurai culture. Experience wielding a samurai sword under the guidance of a master of Iaido, the ancient art of samurai swordplay. Discover how to safely unsheathe and sheathe a sword without looking. Finally, use a real samurai sword to slice through a roll of tatami.


IKEbana-Japanese Flower arrangement

Kimiko, a master of flower arrangement, offers a lovely Ikebana experience. With her guidance, you will discover another point of view when you see the nature and Western style of flower arrangement. Why don't you take a tint of Japanese beauty in your home?

They also offers a calligraphy and tea ceremony lesson.

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Cooking sun

Why not try your hand at cooking traditional Japanese food! Cooking Sun offers lessons from a professional chef, not only home cooking but bento and izakaya styles.