Sado Tea Ceremony (Cultural Experiences ), Kyoto tours & activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA

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Japanese tea ceremony is known also as sado, cha-no-yu, chado or the Way of Tea. Witness and experience this elegant Japanese cultural activity and appreciate the art of the ceremonial presentation and preparation of the matcha green tea. Sado tea ceremony is so much more than simply preparing a cup of tea and drinking it. Learn and discover for yourself first-hand the intricacies that are involved in this centuries-old art.
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  1. No.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

    USD28.43

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    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 USD25.58

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    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

    USD39.61

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD10.42

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Have an enriching visit to Arashiyama as you immerse yourself in the traditional world of tea at the homey Isshinan! Watch a tea master prepare a warm cup of rich matcha green tea in a traditional ceremony experience available only on VELTRA.
    English Available

    From USD59.86

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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

    USD37.90

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)

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