Attending a tea ceremony in Japan 日本での茶道に出席する

  • Published on : 19/05/2020
  • by : J.R.
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Where to attend a tea ceremony in Japan?

The tea ceremony is a real traditional art in Japan, during which you get to try matcha green tea accompanied by a traditional sweet. It is possible to experience this ceremony which is held in a tea house during your trip to Japan. 

Maiko thé

Maiko préparant du thé

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Tea is whipped during the ceremony

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Tea Houses in Tokyo

  • The Imperial Hotel Toko-an is without doubt one of the best places in Tokyo to attend a tea ceremony. This prestigious hotel located in Chiyoda offers a 20-minute ceremony, with tea and pastry, at 2,200 Yen (around US $20) per person, all in a very traditional zen setting.
  • Nadeshiko is a kimono rental company located in Asakusa. Participating in a tea ceremony will cost you 4,000 Yen (US $37) or 5,000 Yen (US $46) if you wish to attend wearing a kimono.
  • Experience a tea ceremony at the Museum of bonsai Shunkaen, east of Tokyo. Reserve your place now on Voyagin, for around US $37.
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Tea ceremonies in Kyoto

The ancient capital of Japan Kyoto is full of tea houses

  • The Camellia Tea House, near the Kiyomizu temple, is particularly renowned in Kyoto. The calm and sunny place delivers an elegant ceremony. The experience costs 3,000 Yen (around US $28), for 45 minutes of an unforgettable experience.
  • Tea Ceremony at Ju-an, near Kyoto station. The ceremony is in English and guests have the origins of the ceremony explained. You can also practice making the tea yourself. The price is 2,850 Yen (US $26).

Enjoy the tea ceremony in an authentic traditional Japanese house.


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  • Sat, 12/28/2019 - 00:00

    A Tokyo it is a risk, given that you cannot get the balance back
    better to pay the deposit and get back the balance and part of the deposit

  • Fri, 12/21/2018 - 00:00

    cérémonie It feels a lot more historical and 'authentic' than the bright lights of Amsterdam and Tokyo.

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