Kyoto Samurai House

300 years old Samurai Residence. Authentic cultural experience

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Amazing Experience
Beyond your Expectations


Greetings from OKAMI

An Authentic and Enriching Experience

Kyoto Samurai House, a 300-year-old samurai residence, once home to the esteemed Mori family, descendants of Mori Ranmaru, a devoted servant of Oda Nobunaga. The family resided here to safeguard the nearby Nishi Honganji temple, a revered World Heritage site. The tea room, complete with a tea garden and nijiriguchi (small crawl-in entrance), remains unaltered since the Mori family's occupancy.
Experience the rich culture and traditions of Kyoto at this historic samurai residence, offered in several languages. Our goal is not to provide a run-of-the-mill tourist experience, but to immerse you in an authentic and enriching slice of traditional Kyoto, complete with warm hospitality that will make you feel as though you are visiting the home of a close Japanese friend.


Authentic Places and Experiences That

Enrich Your Life

Tea Ceremony

Organic Matcha


Experience the serenity of a traditional tea ceremony in our authentic tea room, located within a 300-year-old samurai house. Savor the taste of organic matcha( powered green tea), prepared ceremoniously, and learn to make your own matcha with a bamboo whisk.


Flower Arrangement


Discover the ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement, dating back to the 6th century, with our Ikebana experience. Learn the fundamentals and philosophy behind Ikebana and discover the tradional Japanese way to arrange fresh flowers.

Sake Tasting

Discovering Nihonshu

¥4000 (10 kinds of sake)

Experience the unique flavours of Japan's signature rice wine - sake or Nihonshu. We offers a variey of authentic, locally brewed sake from different regions of Japan. Unlock the secrets of sake with English explanantions while indulging in appetizers.


Kimono Rental

Kimono & Yukata

¥3000(Yukata 2hours)
¥5000(Silk Kimono 2hours)

Authentic silk Kimono and Yukata are available for rental. Enjoy any of our experience with the option of renting an authentic silk Kimono for 2 hours in the house for ¥5000 and Yukata (summer kimono) for ¥3000. 

Kimono for sale

Elegant garments

from ¥2000〜

Experience the elegance of traditional Kyoto culture with our stunning collection of secondhand kimono priced from ¥2000〜 We offer English explanations to help you fully appreciate the beauty of kimono. Please make a reservation by email at least one day in advance, choosing from 14:00 or 16:00.We do not accept walk-in customers due to private cultural experiences taking place in the house. The house is normally closed to protect the privacy of our guests.

Whisky Tasting

Japanese Whisky

¥2000 (3kinds)

Indulge in the popularity of Japanese Whisky with our special offer! ¥2000 for 3 shots of Whisky choosing from Yamazaki, Yamazaki 12, Hibiki, Yoichi, etc. Plus an extra shot is availabke for only ¥500. This exclusive price (alomst cost price) is our way of thanking guests who join our cultural experience.

Tea Ceremony

in the authentic Samurai house tea room with Nijiriguchi

Experience the way of tea and highest grade of Matcha
¥5000 per person for Private

Experience the way of tea in our historical and traditional tea room in a 300-year-old samurai house with our authentic Tea Ceremony. Learn about how to enjoy the powered green tea (Matcha) in a ceremonial way and try your hand at making your own matcha with a bamboo whisk.
Our tea whisks are handcrafted from Takayama, Ikoma city and our Matcha is organic Matcha locally sourced from Kyoto.
For our private sessions, we serve only the highest grade of organic Matcha. 
Group price at ¥3500 for group reservation of 8 people or more.

Authentic Silk Kimono and Yukata Rental

Kimono Rentals 2 hours / ¥5000
Yukata Rentals 2 hours / ¥3000

Authentic Silk Kimono and Yukata are available for rental.
For guests who take part in the culture experience can wear kimono for 2 hours with ¥5000, Yukata 2 hours ¥3000. (Indoor shooting in samurai house only)
Kimono for Children
¥5000 (Kids can wear Shichi-Go-San Kimono)


For honeymooners and couples

Create an unforgettable memory!

Tea ceremony for group/¥3500  (Group of 8 people or more)

Tea ceremony for the group will be ¥3500.
Tea ceremony with Yukata for the group will be ¥6500
Tea ceremony with authentic silk kimono for the group will be ¥8000. 
Reservation required 1 day in advance.

Specail offer for Honeymoon & Anniversary ideas 

We are excited to assist you in celebrating your Honeymoon or anniversary. For guests who reserve our tea ceremony experience with authentic silk kimono please leave us a message, we will prepare a Japanese wedding Kimono for ladies to try on for free.
Reservation required 1 day in advance.




For reservations please provide the following information: 
1. Desired experience & date & time ( 1st choice/ 2nd choice/ 3rd choice) 
2. Number of people(men/ women) " minimum 2 people"
3. Nationality 
Cancellation policy 
We require 2 days cancellation notice prior to your scheduled arrival date, otherwise will charge you a cancellation fee as below.
*50% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel 1 day prior.
*100% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel on your scheduled arrival date day or no show. 


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an 8-minute walk from Kyoto Station.

Head one street west from Nishi-dorein street or two street east from Horikawa-street.

It is located on Higashi Nakasuji Street, approximately 50 meters north from Shichijo Street