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Elegant Tea Ceremony at Warakuan Teahouse in Tokyo

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Experience the heart of sado, the Way of Tea, in this hidden teahouse near central Shibuya. Take in the serene atmosphere, and savor a quiet bowl of matcha prepared by a tea master.

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Visit the home of a tea master of the Koborienshu school of tea, who will warmly welcome you into this traditional world. From sado enthusiasts from overseas to first-timers, experience the serenity of this intimate tea room and sip the perfectly prepared matcha tea.

The tea master will not only prepare tea, but also create a seasonally unique atmosphere using decor, incense and appropriate tea ceremony accouterments. Tea ceremonies are a chance to take a break from the outside world, and experience a moment of peace and calm.
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Price
Introductory Tea Ceremony
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Adult/Child
USD 51.38
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*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 61.65
USD 61.65
For guests who wish to dip a toe into the world of sado, the tea master will prepare a bowl of usucha ('thin tea') accompanied by Japanese confectionery.

Duration: approx. 30 minutes ~ 1.5 hours
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Pick-up at Komaba Todai-mae Station free (per group)
      Pick-up at Komaba Todai-mae Station free (per group)
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking instructor / Tea ceremony / Matcha tea / Japanese sweets
Package detail / Schedule
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Starting time: 11:00 - 17:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 (Hide details)
  • 10:50 Check-in at Komaba Warakuan or Pick-up at Komaba Todai-mae Station (Total: 1-2 hours)
  • Komaba Warakuan
    DSC00782 Hidden away in a quiet residential area, this tea house is a oasis of calm.
  • Tea Ceremony
    DSC01273 Experience true traditional Japanese hospitality, as the tea master guides you though the elegant rituals of the tea ceremony.
  • Tour ends at the Teahouse
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • The tea master only speaks very basic English, but is very passionate about sharing the tea ceremony with visitors from overseas.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please wear clothing that will allow you to sit on the floor comfortably. For those who cannot sit on the floor, special chairs will be available.
Additional Note(s)
    • The tea master can pick guests up at Komabatodaimae Station. When reserving, please choose whether you wish to be picked up or not.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 51.38
USD 51.38

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.70/5.00) 4.70 / 5
(23 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Vanessa B
Amazing experience in what ended up being a private session because of the day and time I booked (Thursday afternoon). Everything was beautifully done and the interaction was great. Highly recommend!!
by: Andres
I went with my family, it was our first time in a tea ceremony and the whole experience was incredible. The tea master is incredibly and, although he does not speak english, they give you an english d...more
Our tea ceremony master was amazing! They spent the time to explain every aspect of the traditions and symbolism throughout the ceremony and made us feel welcome. We learned about the history, art, an...more
USD 51.38
USD 51.38
4.70 / 5
Elegant Tea Ceremony at Warakuan Teahouse in Tokyo