Tea ceremony experience in Kyoto!

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From $33.97

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 45 minutes

Departs: Kyoto, Kyoto

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Experience traditional Japanese tea ceremony in English. Take the opportunity to watch a tea ceremony expert practice their craft, and then try it yourself! Tea ceremony lies at the heart of Japanese culture, and enjoying it will help offer a deeper understanding of Japanese history, architecture and tastes. We are dedicated to sharing the beautiful culture of tea with the world. Visit our location which is nuzzled between Gion and Kiyomizu Temple, in a historical neighborhood filled with traditional houses and shops.

Become familiar with Japanese traditional arts and tea ceremony.
Receive instruction from an English speaking instructor.
Learn about the history of tea ceremony in English.
Make your own tea after watching a demonstration by our skilled instructors.

What's Included

Activity fee

Local taxes



What's Not Included

Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 7 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Adult: Age 18 and over
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • No charge for a child of 6 and under (free sweets available). If matcha is necessary, please pay child fee.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • A maximum of 20 people in one time frame
  • Child: Age 7 to 17
  • English menu and English-speaking staff are available
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi is available
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • If your group consists of 16 to 20 persons, please divide the group intro two smaller groups with 15 or less persons and book separately.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

At the start of your session, your instructor will welcome you with a brief introduction to the history and culture surrounding tea, before performing the tea ceremony itself.

After being served a small traditional sweet, you will have the opportunity to make your own bowl of frothy Matcha under the guidance of your instructor.

During the experience, please feel free to ask questions. Taking photos is permitted throughout, but please turn off the flash and respect other guests. Please do not take videos.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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