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Also known as the Way of Tea, is an elegant art and form of hospitality based on Zen ideals. Open to beginners, take a moment to relax and enjoy a cup of green matcha tea while sightseeing. You can learn the basics of this tradition, and try whisking your own perfect bowl of tea. From the old-fashioned streets of Kyoto to skyscrapers in Tokyo, book a ceremony at the tea room closest to you.
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  1. Take a taste of true Japanese hospitality with an English-language tea ceremony conducted by a friendly tea master. Located just minutes from Kiyomizu Temple, a perfect addition to any trip.
    English Available

    USD18.22

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Enter the enchanting world of old Kyoto at the Nishijin Tondaya estate, where you can tour the machiya before taking part in a tea ceremony, dressing in silk kimono or enjoying a Kyoto lunch.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD9.84

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. 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.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD24.59

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Experience a quick introduction to Japanese tea ceremony with the Ryurei-style using tables and chairs. Taste a cup of matcha green tea specially prepared by a tea master with traditional wasabon dried sugar sweets.
    English Available

    From USD9.11

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Experience the serenity of Japanese tea ceremony. Learn all about the symbolism and history behind this Zen Buddhist-influenced cultural activity and prepare your very own authentic cup of Japanese matcha green tea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD133.77

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Visit a traditional Japanese machiya (wooden townhouse) and enjoy an authentic tea ceremony in a serene atmosphere. Learn about and experience Japanese culture in a friendly and relaxed way.
    English Available

    USD37.38

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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