Japanese tea ceremony can be widely defined as hospitality, art, philosophy etc. The uniqueness of Japanese tea ceremony is that is not only about enjoying the taste of tea, but it also reflects Japanese cultures and show hospitality to guests.
Experiencing the Japanese tea ceremony enables you to discover Japanese’s mind and experience the unique Japanese way of hospitality.
【Address】272, Matsubara-chou, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City 6050063 (at the intersection of Higashioji St and Shinbashi Street)
[Route 1] JR Kyoto Station Bus Stop 京都駅前 → Chionin-mae 知恩院前Bus Stop
Kyoto City Bus Number: 206 or 100 (approx. 23min)
[Route 2] JR Kyoto Station 京都駅前→ Gion 祇園Bus Stop
Kyoto City Bus: Number 206 or 100 (approx. 20min)
[Route 3] Kyoto Station京都→ (Kyoto Subway Karasuma Line)→ Karasuma-oike 烏丸御池 →
(Kyoto Subway Touzai Line) → Higashiyama 東山
Approx. 16min of ride. From the station, it takes you to the store by 7min walk from the Higashiyama Station.
【Closed】New Year Season (1st January – 3rd January)
Reservation is available by Email (advance reservation) or Phone (reserve on the same day).
1) Please provide your name, number of the people, date and time.
2) As for cancellation policy for the private tea ceremony (13:00 and 14:00), full price cancellation will apply.
3) If you wish to attend the private tea ceremony, reservation is required in advance.
4) Reservation is highly recommended during high season, such as in spring and autumn.
5) Please remind that you might be suggested with different dates or times especially in the high season or when your desired timing is not available.
Price and Plans
Group Tea Ceremony (45min): 2,000 JPY
15:00 / 16:00 / 17:00 / 18:00
Private Tea Ceremony (45min): 4000 JPY
13:00 / 14:00 / 19:00
How to Enjoy
There are some specific rules and procedures in the Japanese tea ceremony, and the server will guide you with hospitality.
Moreover, if you have ever seen the Japanese tea ceremony room/house, you will find a lot of hidden history, philosophy and traditions such as the traditional furniture, hanging scroll or traditional flower arrangement, architecture etc.
Only cash payment in Japanese Yen is acceptable.
Please remind that you will be seated during the tea ceremony process and if you are afraid that you will get leg numbness, you are recommended to wear comfortable cloths.
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