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Private Tea Ceremony at Gionji Temple with a Head Monk in Tokyo

 

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Description

Step away from the busy streets of Tokyo to experience a moment of peace with a cup of matcha green tea specially prepared by a head monk of a 1300-year-old temple. Get helpful assistance as you take part in an authentic tea ceremony.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (23:59 local time) to 2 business days (23:59 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:21-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child (Age 13 & up) $126
Observer (Age 7-12) $0

Inclusion

  • Tea ceremony fee
  • Japanese sweets
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Min Qty: 2 & Max Qty: 20

Start Timings

  • 11:00,  13:00,  15:00

Duration

  • 1 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Access:
    - Around a 15-minute walk from Fuda Station on the Keio Line.
    - Around a 5-minute taxi ride from Fuda Station.

Restrictions

  • Children ages 7-12 may take part for free but will only be able to observe and not take part in the lesson or receive a separate cup of tea.
  • For participants who have difficulty sitting with their legs folded on the floor, there will be stools provided for assistance.

Additional Notes

  • Participants will be asked to take off their accessories such watches, bracelets, rings and necklace before the activity as these may damage the tea ware.
  • For participants who has food allergies please be cautious as this activity will involve eating Japanese sweets and tea,

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Please bring or wear white socks upon entering the tearoom.

Schedule

Private Tea Ceremony at Gionji Temple with a Head Monk in Tokyo
11:00:00 Check-in at Gionji Temple

Day: Day1
Reception and Tour of the Main Hall
Check-in at the reception and meet the head monk who will be assisting your tea ceremony. Before your tea experience, go on a tour around the main hall as you take this opportunity to explore and take photos.
Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Head to a special tea room that overlooks a lovely Zen garden. Enjoy an authentic tea experience as the master prepares a cup of matcha green tea for you. Savor the bold flavors along with some sweet Japanese confectionaries.
Day: Day1
Try Yourself
After an explanation by your master, try preparing a cup of tea for yourself. Get helpful assistance as you use the unique tools and techniques to make your own cup of tea!
Day: Day1
Picture Taking
End this tour by taking a memorable photo at the temple.
Day: Day1
12:30:00 Check-out from Gionji Temple

Day: Day1

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