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Traditional Tea Ceremony in English near Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto


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Take a taste of true Japanese hospitality with an English-language tea ceremony conducted by a friendly tea master. Located just minutes from Kiyomizu Temple, a perfect addition to any trip. Located in a traditional Japanese house on a beautiful historical street near Kiyomizu Temple, one of Kyoto's most famous sights, join Camellia for a serene tea ceremony. The Japanese tea ceremony, also called sado or cha-no-yu, has over 400 years of history. Take time to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime moment in a beautifully decorated tea room. The tea master will demonstrate the tea ceremony, and then teach you the basics of making the perfect bowl of matcha tea. Experience the best of Japanese hospitality with an English-speaking tea master!

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:18-12-2014   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult (Age 13 & up) $43
Child (Age 7-12) $22
Infant (Age 0-6) $0


  • Tea Ceremony
  • Bowl of tea
  • Japanese Sweet
  • English-speaking instructor

Start Timings

  • 10:00,  11:00,  12:00,  13:00,  
    14:00,  15:00,  16:00,  17:00


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Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Please use the attached map to make your way to the tea house.
    Please note that there is no sign for the tea house on Ninenzaka street. Please find the small alley in between a huge vase and a white fan and a yellow pole with geisha sign on it thay says 'Dead End', and enter that street.
    [By Taxi] Please tell your taxi driver to take you to 'Kodaiji, Ninenzaka' Every taxi drivers should know this one of the most visited tourist areas in Kyoto
    [From JR Kyoto Station] Kyoto City Bus #100 and #206 to Kiyomizu-Michi.
    Cross the street, then come up the hill towards Pagoda. Pass the pagoda and keep up the hill, then about in 100m, there's a stairs going down on your left. Please go down, and the street is called Ninenzaka. Keep walking and in about 30m, you will find a small alley going to your left, with a sign says 'dead end' with a geisha painting on it. Please come into it and Camellia is on your left at the end of alley..
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  • This is not a private tea ceremony, so there is a chance that there will be other guests participating.

Additional Notes

  • During high season or if you wish to book for a large group advanced reservations are suggested.
  • The tea master can speak both English and Japanese fluently.
  • Free wi-fi and waiting room available.


Traditional Tea Ceremony in English near Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto
10:00:00 Check-in at Camellia

Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Watch the tea master perform a tea ceremony, and sip the earthy matcha tea. Then try your hand at making a bowl of tea as well!
Day: Day1
10:45:00 Check-out at Camellia

Day: Day1

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