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Traditional Tea Ceremony Experience near Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto
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Make your own cup of matcha green tea

Conveniently located a minute away from the Kinkakuji temple, enjoy a special tea ceremony at Koto. Ceremonies in English are also available for a memorable time in Japan.

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Price
Standard Tea Ceremony Experience
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 5.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 25.21
USD 25.21
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 15.12
USD 15.12
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 25.21
USD 25.21
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 15.12
USD 15.12
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking instructor / Japanese-speaking instructor / Experience Fee / Light tea / Dried Higashi sweets
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 11:45 - 16:45 (Show details)
Starting time: 11:45 13:00 14:15 15:30 16:45 (Hide details)
  • 11:45 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto
  • Introduction 
    IMG_0905 Experience the spirit and history of the tea ceremony by learning about the utensils and how guests exchange greetings each other in English.

    Photography is allowed.
    Filming is not allowed.
  • Tea Ceremony
    Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony.

    Filming and photography is not allowed.
  • Make Your Own Green Tea
    IMG_0905 Experience this opportunity to make your own cup of matcha green tea. Let the master show you the proper methods of whisking to make your very own cup of matcha green tea.

    Photography is allowed.
    Filming is not allowed.

  • 12:30 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto
Add-ons:
Kimono experience + USD 28.01
Kimono experience + USD 28.01
Kimonos are available for men and women. Up to 3 people may participate.
Package detail / Schedule
Private Tea Ceremony
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 5.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 80.66
USD 80.66
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 30.25
USD 30.25
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 80.66
USD 80.66
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 30.25
USD 30.25
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free

Save up to 38% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 13 & over) (2+ persons)
USD 50.42
USD 50.42
USD 80.66 38%off
USD 80.66 38%off
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking instructor / Japanese-speaking instructor / Experience Fee / Thick tea / Light tea / Fresh Namagashi sweets / Dried Higashi sweets
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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    Time & Location
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Starting time: 11:45 13:00
Starting time: 11:45 13:00
  • 11:45 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto
  • Private Tea Ceremony (45 minutes)
    IMG_0905 Experience a special tea session with your very own group. Great for families with small children or for a private celebration among friends. Enjoy tasting the traditional matcha green tea along with a variety of Japanese sweets.
  • 12:30 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto
Add-ons:
Kimono experience + USD 28.01
Kimono experience + USD 28.01
Kimonos are available for men and women. Up to 3 people may participate.
Package detail / Schedule
Evening Dinner and Tea Ceremony Experience
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 5.
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 100.83
USD 100.83
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 100.83
USD 100.83
Savor a delicious Japanese-style dinner in a historical tea house in Kyoto.
  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Dinner / English-speaking instructor / Japanese-speaking instructor / Experience Fee / Thick tea / Light tea / Fresh Namagashi sweets / Dried Higashi sweets
  • Schedule
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    Time & Location
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  • 18:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto
  • Dinner
    20161001224418 Taste traditional Japanese dishes served before a tea ceremony using authentic serving methods.
  • Tea Ceremony
    20161001224418 Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony.

    Filming and photography during the tea ceremony is not allowed.
  • 19:30-20:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto
Package detail / Schedule
Private Ikebana, Kimono Wearing and Tea Ceremony
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 5.
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 112.03
USD 112.03
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
USD 112.03
USD 112.03
Take your time to indulge in the world of Japanese culture through tea, flower arranging and a kimono wearing experience.
  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking instructor / Japanese-speaking instructor / Experience Fee / Ikebana, Wood / Tools
  • Schedule
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    Time & Location
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Starting time: 10:00 16:30
Starting time: 10:00 16:30
  • 09:50 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto
  • Ikebana Experience
    無題 Through seasonal flowers, learn about the history, cutting methods, and basic arrangement techniques from your instructor.
  • 11:00 Kimono Dressing and Photo
    13918956_1669005620088490_48428049_o Aside from the tea ceremony itself, you are welcome to take photos in your kimono in the historical building. Kimonos are available for both men and women.
  • 11:45 Tea Ceremony
    IMG_0905 Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony.

    Filming and photography of the ceremony is not allowed.
  • 12:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • If sitting on the tatami mat is difficult for you, small chairs are available to use, free of charge.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 5.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:30 local time, 3 business days to 17:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 25.21
From USD 25.21

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.73/5.00) 4.73 / 5
(22 reviews)

Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1 - 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Lucia
We had a wonderful time. Macha tea was really impressive (organically grown) and also the traditional food very beautiful but also tasty. Our charming tea master lady moved so naturally that I will ha...more
by: smartie
This location is to easy to find and very close to another big tourist spot. The bus goes almost to the door. currently road works are making the bus routes all a little different so that does need to...more
by: Richard Kingshott
Our charming hostess explained the history and significance of the tea ceremony and generated a feeling of calm and tranquility.
USD 25.21 ~
USD 25.21 ~
4.73 / 5
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