Experience a tea ceremony or wearing kimono at Bonsai Museum

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Enjoy an authentic tea ceremony and kimono experience in a traditional Japanese-style house in Tokyo! You can see not only beautiful Japanese architecture but also selected bonsai art displayed in the garden. It will be an unforgettable experience!

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  • Enjoy an authentic tea ceremony in a traditional Japanese-style house
  • From the tea room you can see beautiful Bonsai art displayed in the Japanese-style garden
  • Enjoy taking pictures both in the room and the garden while wearing Kimono
  • Make powdered green tea by yourself
  • Ladies can put on the beautiful long-sleeved Furisode kimono

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Shunkaen Bonsai Museum in Edogawa-ku, Tokyo (nearest station: Mizue on Toei Shinjuku line)

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Meet your host :
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Intermediate)

Hi! I'm Kazuko.

I used to feel like an busy person (housewife and mother), but once I entered the tea room wearing Kimono, I spontaneously rediscovered the female elegance inside me. Enjoy the Japanese tea ceremony tradition with me. I'm looking forward to welcoming you!
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Reviews (79)

  • Maria Maria

    Maria Shaikh

    Amazing host, amazing place and amazing experience!

  • Nigel Nigel

    Great cultural and fun event

    Great experience, our host was knowledgeable friendly and charming, the bonsai tree collection is also amazing

  • Maria Maria

    Maria Shaikh

    Very pleasant and polite host. Amazing experience of kimono and tea ceremony. The location was also serene

  • Roxy Roxy

    Traditional Japanese tea experience

    Kazuko did a beautiful tea ceremony we would totally recommend it avd the kimonos were stunning

  • Phoebe Phoebe

    Beautiful kimono and bonsai tokyo

    Beautiful garden and kimonos. Our host was very friendly and informative. I would recommend for women who want to try on traditional kimonos to go here

  • Mylene Mylene


    I had an amazing experience! The kimono was gogeous and the teacher nice and helpful! I definitely recommend it! Probably my best memories of my trip to Tokyo :)

  • Gwen Gwen

    A highlight of our trip!

    Our host was so nice and knowledgeable, and the event was in such a beautiful location. We all had an amazing time experiencing this slice of Japanese culture.


    Beautiful, playful and delicious!

    I thought a tea ceremony sounded a little up tight when I planned it and wasn't sure what to expect about wearing someone's kimono, BUT I was so wrong and it turned out of be one of my favorite memories! The bonsai museum is beautiful and our host immediately made us feel so welcome, she was very very sweet and brought us into a dressing room where we got to pick our outfits. She dressed me in front of a mirror in a orange silk kimono with a green and silk corset belt, I LOOKED AMAZING and it was SO FUN, then she put a really cool outfit on my husband and let us walk around in the bonsai gardens for a really long time and take tons of fun photos!! Then the tea ceremony started and we sat in a little traditional tatami mat house and she boiled water and made matcha and showed us how to drink it out of pretty bowls. LOVED IT SO MUCH!!

  • Suki Suki

    Wonderful experience

    Amazing experience and beautiful environment. Very elegant tea ceremony. You should try once in your life!

  • Joanne Joanne

    Beautiful place and highly recommend the tea ceremony. Most delightful.

    Beautiful place and highly recommend the tea ceremony. Most delightful. Everyone there was very friendly.