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Hands-On Matcha and Sweets Making in Asakusa

Organized by Rie Takeda
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Duration
1 hour
Number of Guests
2 - 10 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
Try making your own matcha and Japanese sweets at a traditional cafe located in historic Asakusa!
Highlights
Learn how to make matcha tea and wagashi, traditional Japanese sweets.
Present matcha and wagashi in beautiful dishware.
Take photos in a traditional tea room, with seasonal decorations.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Enjoying matcha green tea and traditional sweets are a great way to taste the rich culture of Japan. Deepen your experiences by making them with experts! Located in Asakusa, Tokyo’s most historic area, this cafe offers the experience of creating your own matcha green tea. You will also make wagashi, a beautiful traditional sweet that complements the taste of matcha. Creating these traditional delicacies is a unique experience, and you will be guided step by step by experts in wagashi and tea ceremonies. Those of any age and experience are welcome! Matcha and wagashi are beautiful, and setting them with traditional dishware and decorations completes the look. Choose from an array of intricate bowls and plates to present your tea and sweet, and have a photo-op in a tatami room with seasonal decorations before enjoying your delicious creations. Matcha and wagashi are representative of traditional Japanese culture, and creating them is sure to be an enriching experience.
Inclusions
Matcha green tea and wagashi
Matcha and wagashi making guided by professionals
Utensils for creating matcha and wagashi
Exclusions
Transportation to and from venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
About 2 minutes walk from Asakusa Kaminarimon
Remarks
Beginners and children welcome, no experience required
Guests will be seated on traditional tatami mat during the experience
Experience takes approximately 45 minutes

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Spreading as far as Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama, the mega-metropolis of the Greater Tokyo Area functions as the country’s futuristic capital, featuring the latest in art, technologies, food, and pockets of every subculture imaginable.
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Earliest available date: March 9, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals