As the Imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto has been a center for arts and cultural activities for more than a thousand years. It’s no accident that “miyabi,” the Japanese word for aesthetic refinement, is also found in one of Kyoto’s old names, Miyako. In these tours you get to visit the temple where the art of ikebana was born, view some of the most stunning temple paintings, try your hand at traditional Kyoto crafts, or enjoy the grace of a tea ceremony. Please scroll down for the tours.