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Cultural Concierge

Exclusive Private Adventures in Kyoto

Junko Sophie Kakizaki, author of the popular series "Junko Sophie's Hidden Kyoto",

has her own unique take on Kyoto.


She creates one-of-a-kind journeys to reserve members-only restaurants,

tea ceremony in tea rooms where tourists and even Kyoto locals rarely get to experience one,

mysterious incense ceremony, visits to traditional craftsmen's workshops that are not open to the public,

experiences and places to immerse yourself in Zen and mindfulness, and much more.


Ex. Themed Journeys To Zen & Art
For Art Dealer From Singapore


Morning: Private Zen meditation at the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto

Afternoon: Private tea ceremony in a Japanese painter's garden

Evening: Shopping at a contemporary and antique art gallery with the presidential warrant of a certain country

Night: Private dinner with Geisha and secret temple bar


Arrangement fee: JPY 40,000 arrangement fee plus actual expenses for tea ceremony, Zen meditation and dinner.


Please inquire for details

Ex. Themed Journeys To "Listen" The Fragrance
For Perfumer From France

Morning: Listen to precious incense woods at a Machiya, traditional town house

Afternoon: Create beauty while feeling the scent of flowers through an Ikebana, Japanese flower arrangement experience

Evening: Visit an historical incense shop and make your own scented saschet.

Night: Dinner at a Kappo restaurant that serves pickled herbs that hard to get a table.


Arrangement fee: JPY 30,000 plus actual expenses for incense ceremony and Ikebana experience

Please contact us for details 

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