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Traditional Tea Ceremony Experience near Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto

 

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Description

Conveniently located a minute away from the Kinkakuji temple, enjoy a special tea ceremony at Koto. Ceremonies in English are also available for a memorable time in Japan.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 3 business days (17:30 local time) to 2 business days (17:30 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:30 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Standard Tea Ceremony Experience

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:09-08-2016   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 13 & Up) $37
Child (Age 6-12) $22

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Light tea / Dried Higashi sweets
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

11:45

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

11:45:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Introduction 
Experience the spirit and history of the tea ceremony by learning about the utensils and how guests exchange greetings each other in English. Photography is allowed. Filming is not allowed.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony. Filming and photography is not allowed.
Day: Day1
Make Your Own Green Tea
Experience this opportunity to make your own cup of matcha green tea. Let the master show you the proper methods of whisking to make your very own cup of matcha green tea. Photography is allowed. Filming is not allowed.
Day: Day1
12:30:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
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Standard Tea Ceremony Experience

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:09-08-2016   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 13 & Up) $37
Child (Age 6-12) $22

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Light tea / Dried Higashi sweets
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

13:00,  14:15,  15:30,  16:45

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

13:00:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Introduction 
Experience the spirit and history of the tea ceremony by learning about the utensils and how guests exchange greetings each other in English. Photography is allowed. Filming is not allowed.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony. Filming and photography is not allowed.
Day: Day1
Make Your Own Green Tea
Experience this opportunity to make your own cup of matcha green tea. Let the master show you the proper methods of whisking to make your very own cup of matcha green tea. Photography is allowed. Filming is not allowed.
Day: Day1
13:45:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
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Private Tea Ceremony

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:28-09-2015   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 13 & Up) $119
Child (Age 6-12) $45
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Thick tea / Light tea / Fresh Namagashi sweets / Dried Higashi sweets
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

11:45

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

11:45:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Private Tea Ceremony
Experience a special tea session with your very own group. Great for families with small children or for a private celebration among friends. Enjoy tasting the traditional matcha green tea along with a variety of Japanese sweets.
Day: Day1
12:30:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
    Download Details


Private Tea Ceremony

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:28-09-2015   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult (Age 13 & Up) $119
Child (Age 6-12) $45
Infant (Age 0-5) $0

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Thick tea / Light tea / Fresh Namagashi sweets / Dried Higashi sweets
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

13:00

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

13:00:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Private Tea Ceremony
Experience a special tea session with your very own group. Great for families with small children or for a private celebration among friends. Enjoy tasting the traditional matcha green tea along with a variety of Japanese sweets.
Day: Day1
13:45:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
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Evening Dinner and Tea Ceremony Experience

Savor a delicious Japanese-style dinner in a historical tea house in Kyoto.

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:09-08-2016   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    Saturday
Adult/Child (Age 6 & Up) $149

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Thick tea / Light tea / Fresh Namagashi sweets / Dried Higashi sweets
  • Dinner
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

18:00

Duration

  • 1 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

18:00:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Dinner
Taste traditional Japanese dishes served before a tea ceremony using authentic serving methods.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony. Filming and photography during the tea ceremony is not allowed.
Day: Day1
19:30:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
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Private Ikebana, Kimono Wearing and Tea Ceremony

Take your time to indulge in the world of Japanese culture through tea, flower arranging and a kimono wearing experience.

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:09-08-2016   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child (Age 6 & Up) $165

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 5 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience Fee
  • Ikebana, Wood / Tools
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

10:00,  16:30

Duration

  • 2 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

09:50:00 Meet at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1
Ikebana Experience
Through seasonal flowers, learn about the history, cutting methods, and basic arrangement techniques from your instructor.
Day: Day1
11:00:00 Kimono Dressing and Photo
Aside from the tea ceremony itself, you are welcome to take photos in your kimono in the historical building. Kimonos are available for both men and women.
Day: Day1
11:45:00 Tea Ceremony
Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience as the tea master carefully prepares a cup of green tea. Learn about the seasonal flowers, equipment, movements of the master that link to the purpose of the ceremony. Filming and photography of the ceremony is not allowed.
Day: Day1
12:00:00 Tour Ends at Tea Ceremony Koto

Day: Day1

Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • 1-minute walk from Kinkakuji-michi city bus stop.  
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from Kita Oji subway station.
    15-20 minutes by Kyoto city bus 204 or 205 from JR Enmachi Station.
    1-minute walk from the gate of Kinkakuji Temple.
    Next to the parking area for bicycles if you are visiting Kinkakuji Temple.
    Download Details


Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • Photography is allowed at all times except during the time the tea master is making the tea.

Additional Notes

  • If sitting on the tatami mat is difficult for you, small chairs are available to use, free of charge.

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