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Enjoy a Private Japanese Tea Ceremony in Kyoto

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Akiko
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)

Tea ceremony (the way of tea) is one of Japan's traditional cultural practices, and is the name given to a synthetic art that encompasses not only the making of tea, but also tea-room architecture, the appreciation of tea utensils and bowls, and Zen Buddhism.

It is not a religion, but a means to the study of Japanese manners and spirituality.
Tea master Sen no Rikyu's aphorism "WA-KEI-SEI-JAKU" (harmony, respect, purity and tranquility) conveys the importance of the spirituality in tea ceremonies.

***We are going to have New Year holiday
from 1st to 3rd of January and we will open
for regular hours from 4th of January 2016.***

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Review (1)

  • Yu-Hua Yu-Hua

    Interesting experience and lovely tea

    This was the first time we take part in a Japanese Tea ceremony. Was interesting to watch the whole process and learn the reasons behind it. The tea tasted very nice although it might not be for everyone's taste. We also took part in making our own tea afterwards. Overall, its a nice way to spend 1 hour learning a bit of culture and tasting proper Japanese Mocha tea.