Yukata Workshop & Tea Ceremony with Tea Master (Near Tokyo Tower)

Learn how to dress in a Japanese yukata, the light and style summer kimono, from a specialist instructor. Then follow your lesson with a photoshoot at Zojoji Temple and/or Tokyo Tower (weather permitting). Afterwards, attend a graceful tea ceremony in your yukata with a specialised tea master.

* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Minato City, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




Learn how to dress in a Japanese yukata, the light and style summer kimono, from a specialist instructor. Then follow your lesson with a photoshoot at Zojoji Temple and/or Tokyo Tower (weather permitting). Afterwards, attend a graceful tea ceremony in your yukata with a specialised tea master.

In the first half of the program, you will be taught the many facets to yukata dressing by a professional instructor. As you dress, you will also learn about the history and culture of this fascinating garment. Once dressed, you will have the opportunity to take part in a photoshoot next to our gorgeous golden screen and/or (weather permitting) at one of the nearby attractions. Common photospots in the past have included: Tokyo Tower, Zojoji Temple, and Shibakoen Park.

In the second half of this program, you will follow the authentic practices of our tea master’s tea ceremony school. As part of this, the tea master will prepare for you traditional higashi sweets to enjoy before your tea. They will then show you how to make delicious matcha tea in the processes of the tea ceremony, and explain to you the many customs and meanings behind the ceremony. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to try the processes out for yourself.

Sample Menu

• Higashi sweet – Dry Japanese sweets that are made from sugar and rice flour. They are often pressed into particular shapes and patterns.
• Matcha green tea – Authentic Japanese green tea traditionally served in tea ceremonies.