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Colorful & Delicious Sushi Art Cooking Class at Saishoji Temple in Kyoto

 

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Description

Transform a traditional Japanese cuisine into a modern edible art at Saishoji temple. Learn the techniques to make a decorative but delicious character sushi art with helpful guidance from your friendly instructor. Discover the art of sushi art from an experienced instructor and make cute and tasty character sushi. Turn your standard Japanese cooking into a special one by mastering the techniques at a peaceful terakoya temple class. Options to upgrade to a bento lunch box making experience is also available for a memorable time in Kyoto.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 3 business days (20:00 local time) to 2 business days (20:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (20:00 local time) to 1 business days (20:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 20:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Sushi Art Making Course

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:28-11-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 6 & up) $58

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 4 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Ingredients
  • Sushi art with white miso soup
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

11:00,  19:00

Duration

  • 1 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

11:00:00 Check-in at Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1
Introduction
Let your instructor explain how decorative sushi art is made and how the techniques are applied in Japanese cooking. Feel free to ask questions regarding Japanese cuisine!
Day: Day1
Dashi Broth
Start with the basics. Sample the aromatic miso broth prepared by your instructor. The soup goes perfectly well with sushi and other Japanese dishes.
Day: Day1
Decorative Sushi Making
Let your instructor teach you the fundamentals of making a decorative sushi art. See what kind of ingredients and utensils used before starting your cooking experience. Find out how to arrange the colored rice to make cute characters!
Day: Day1
Tasting Time
After your cooking lesson, indulge your wonderful creations! Make sure to snap a photo to show your friends and family.
Day: Day1
Temple Stroll (Optional)
After eating, feel free to take a walk around the temple grounds and the main hall before leaving.
Day: Day1
12:30:00 Check-out from Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • From Kyoto Station:
    Get on Bus number 206 to Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    Walk 2-minutes from Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    30-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station
    20-minute walk from Shijo Station on the Karasuma Subway Line.
    8-minute walk from Shijo Omiya Station on the Randen Keifuku Line.

Sushi Art and Vegetarian Bento Box Making Course

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:28-11-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 6 & up) $80

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 4 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Ingredients
  • Sushi art and vegetarian bento box with white miso soup
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

11:00,  19:00

Duration

  • 2 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

11:00:00 Check-in at Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1
Introduction
Begin your experience by learning a short history of the traditional Shokado bento box. Find out how the box that was formally used as a painter's box by Buddhist monks in the 16th century turned into a bento box.
Day: Day1
Dashi Broth Making
Begin with the basics. Sample the aromatic miso broth prepared by your instructor that goes perfectly well with sushi and other Japanese dishes.
Day: Day1
Decorative Sushi Art and Vegetarian Bento Box Making
Experience making traditional Buddhist Shojin cuisine that is made using only vegetables and soy. Originally made for Buddhist monks, it is a perfect course for vegetarians or veggie lovers. Please note that the sushi art will not be vegetarian.
Day: Day1
Sample Menu
Sushi art (not vegetarian) Osumashi soup Boiled vegetable dashi soup Tempura
Day: Day1
Tasting Time
After your cooking lesson, indulge your wonderful creations! Make sure to snap a photo to show your friends and family.
Day: Day1
13:00:00 Check-out from Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • From Kyoto Station:
    Get on Bus number 206 to Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    Walk 2-minutes from Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    30-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station
    20-minute walk from Shijo Station on the Karasuma Subway Line.
    8-minute walk from Shijo Omiya Station on the Randen Keifuku Line.

Sushi Art Making with Temple Tour

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:28-11-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 6 & up) $87

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 4 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Ingredients
  • Temple tour
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

11:00

Duration

  • 2 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

11:00:00 Check-in at Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1
Introduction
Let your instructor explain how decorative sushi art is made and how the techniques are applied in Japanese cooking. Feel free to ask questions regarding Japanese cuisine!
Day: Day1
Dashi Broth Making
Begin with the basics by starting with the dashi broth. Sample the aromatic broth prepared by your instructor that goes perfectly well with sushi and other Japanese dishes.
Day: Day1
Decorative Sushi Making
Let your instructor teach you the fundamentals of making a decorative sushi art. See what kind of ingredients and utensils used before starting your cooking experience. Find out how to arrange the colored rice to make cute characters!
Day: Day1
Tasting Time
After your cooking lesson, indulge your wonderful creations! Make sure to snap a photo to show your friends and family.
Day: Day1
Temple Tour
After eating, head inside the temple and explore the 400-year old site. See the unique Japanese structures along with the samurai armor and sword on display. Take this opportunity for photos in the lovely Kyoto-style garden.
Day: Day1
13:00:00 Check-out from Saishoji Temple

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • From Kyoto Station:
    Get on Bus number 206 to Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    Walk 2-minutes from Omiya Matsubara bus stop.
    30-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station
    20-minute walk from Shijo Station on the Karasuma Subway Line.
    8-minute walk from Shijo Omiya Station on the Randen Keifuku Line.

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Notes

  • This activity is operated in Japanese with basic English instructions.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Clothing that can get dirty

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