Experience the wonders of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Learn about the ceremony's history and the different tea-making methods from an English-speaking tea master from Urasenke, the biggest school of tea ceremony in Japan.
What to Expect
You will take you place on the tatami, the traditional Japanese floor mat and be met by your English-speaking host, who is a licensed tea master from Urasenke, the biggest school of tea ceremony in Japan. Watch as the host carries out the ceremonial preparation of matcha, powdered green tea. Then, you will have the chance to make tea yourself, while the host informs you about the history and spiritual role of the tea ceremony and the effects each tea-making method has on its flavor. Afterwards, savor some traditional Japanese sweets
Once the ceremony has come to a close, you will have the chance to take photos and see examples of kimonos and beautiful woven textiles made in the Nishijin district of Kyoto.
- 2 kinds of powdered green tea
- Traditional Japanese sweets
37 Kinugasanishi Goshonouchicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603-8377. A short walk from the Kinakuji Temple.
Know Before You Go
• There is no dress code for this activity
• If you might have difficulty sitting on floor, please inform the supplier and they will be able to provide chairs.