Tea ceremony party at traditional townhouse in Kyoto, Nishizin Tondaya

Tondaya is a traditional Kyoto machiya house, which was registered as National Cultural heritage in 1999 and also enlisted as Structure of Landscape Importance in Kyoto in 2007. We originally started Kimono wholesale business 130 years ago, but currently, we operate Nishijin Lifestyle Museum to promote the education of traditional Kyoto lifestyle culture here in Tondaya. You can have a great experience of Japanese traditional culture, such as Kimono dressings, tea ceremony., and Machiya tour in this precious space nourished in the history of Kyoto.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Kyoto, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Dining Experiences




Tondaya is a traditional Kyoto machiya house, which was registered as National Cultural heritage in 1999 and also enlisted as Structure of Landscape Importance in Kyoto in 2007. We originally started Kimono wholesale business 130 years ago, but currently, we operate Nishijin Lifestyle Museum to promote the education of traditional Kyoto lifestyle culture here in Tondaya. You can have a great experience of Japanese traditional culture, such as Kimono dressings, tea ceremony., and Machiya tour in this precious space nourished in the history of Kyoto.

Sado, or tea ceremony is not just drinking a green tea, but it’s the way to enhance your spiritual enlightenment. In this plan, you can have the experience to join in traditional Japanese tea party with beautiful kimono.