Tokyo Enjoying a Green tea at Japan-US Summit Meeting Memorial

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Why not enjoy matcha at Hinode-sanso which was visited by foreign VIPs?

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone invited the former US President, the former President of Soviet Union, and other foreign VIPs to Hinode-sanso, and built good relationships with them. Hinode-sanso is also a memorial hall exhibiting photos of those times and you can feel the history of Hinode-machi as well as Japan. After a tour of Hinode-sanso, you will take off your shoes at Seiundo, sit in the tatami room, and have matcha and Japanese sweets. Feel free to enjoy matcha and sweets without worrying to much about Japanese manners.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Hinode, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




*OUTLINE

Why not enjoy matcha at Hinode-sanso which was visited by foreign VIPs?

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone invited the former US President, the former President of Soviet Union, and other foreign VIPs to Hinode-sanso, and built good relationships with them. Hinode-sanso is also a memorial hall exhibiting photos of those times and you can feel the history of Hinode-machi as well as Japan. After a tour of Hinode-sanso, you will take off your shoes at Seiundo, sit in the tatami room, and have matcha and Japanese sweets. Feel free to enjoy matcha and sweets without worrying to much about Japanese manners.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Hinode sanso Japan-US Summit Meeting Memorial, 5270 Oguno, Hinode-machi, Nishitama-gun 190-0181 Tokyo Prefecture

1. Hinode-sanso – The tour of the memorial hall 20 min

It is said to be the first time that a Japanese prime minister had a friendly meeting with a president of a foreign country. You can see the photos in the exhibition, showing how the Prime Minister spent time with world leaders in the hall. Go inside the same room which Prime Minister Nakasone used at that time.

2. Have matcha at Seiundo 40 min

You can enjoy matcha with Japanese sweets in the exact room where Prime Minister Nakasone entertained Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Reagan. The former prime minister made tea by himself for the president and the first lady when they arrived at Hinode-sanso.

Duration: 1 hour