Tea Ceremony in authentic machiya house

Our Tea Ceremony is held on the second floor of a 140-year-old traditional Machiya and led by certificated Tea Teacher who is born and based here in Kyoto. We can help you understand the correct manners for Tea and we offer with insights into the Way of Tea.

After attending our class you will understand how to enjoy matcha tea,and you can enjoy at home. Please feel free to contact us for reservations, or with any questions you may have.

We have organised our Tea space so it is accessible to anyone. You will sit on on tatami. You can sit on the chair if you would like to.We welcome children and the elderly.We are the member of Kyoto City Tourism Association.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Our Tea Ceremony is held on the second floor of a 140-year-old traditional Machiya and led by certificated Tea Teacher who is born and based here in Kyoto. We can help you understand the correct manners for Tea and we offer with insights into the Way of Tea.

After attending our class you will understand how to enjoy matcha tea,and you can enjoy at home. Please feel free to contact us for reservations, or with any questions you may have.

We have organised our Tea space so it is accessible to anyone. You will sit on on tatami. You can sit on the chair if you would like to.We welcome children and the elderly.We are the member of Kyoto City Tourism Association.

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Stop At: さくら日本文化体験 SAKURA Experience Japanese Culture, Japan, 〒604-8175 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Oikenochō, 305番地

You can share an authentic Tea Ceremony in a room decorated with traditional flower arrangements and hanging scroll. We give full explanations in English or Japanese. Depending on the number of guests, the experience will run for about 60-90 minutes.
This is a great opportunity to experience a cultural activity with a deep history Japanese history.
Tea Ceremony has its origin in China. In the 9th Century, some Japanese Buddhist monks went to China to study Zen. Chinese Zen practitioners drank tea to help them stay awake during meditation. The student monks returned to Japan, bringing tea knowledge and seeds of the tea bush with them.
Over time, tea practices developed until in the 16th Century Sen-no-Rikyu sought the spirit of tea and developed his ideas of Sado, the Way of Tea, we know today.
Our Tea Ceremony is led by an accredited Tea Teacher from the Omotesenke school, based here in Kyoto. We can help you understand the correct manners for Tea and we offer with insights into the Way of Tea.

fter our class you will understand how to enjoy matcha powdered tea at home too! Please feel free to contact us for reservations, or with any questions you may have.

We have organised our Tea space so it is accessible to anyone. You will sit on chairs, rather than kneel on tatami. It’s suitable for children and the elderly and is wheelchair accessible.We are the member of Kyoto City Tourism Association.

Duration: 1 hour