The elegant Japanese tea ceremony was popularized in Kyoto, so there’s no better place to experience a traditional tea ceremony than in Japan’s ancient capital. Join this Kyoto Tea Ceremony and Sweets Experience for a tasty, culturally immersive experience! You’ll learn how to make matcha tea using traditional Japanese tools, like the bamboo whisk, with a licensed Japanese tea ceremony instructor. You’ll also find out about Japanese tea ceremony etiquette and put what you learn into practice!
The Kyoto Tea Ceremony experience also comes with Japanese sweets from Shikoku, which is the origin of the melt-in-your-mouth wasanbon sugar. These sweet morsels are completely gluten-free and vegan, so this experience can be joined by just about everyone!
As a special bonus, you can wear an authentic Japanese kimono during the experience. It is surprisingly comfortable and you’ll be able to take stunning photographs as keepsakes of this experience in Kyoto. So, join this tea ceremony experience and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea while immersing yourself in ancient Japanese culture!
Licensed Japanese tea ceremony instructor
All tools necessary for the tea ceremony experience
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The cooking class takes place in a 140-year-old machiya. Address will be shared upon booking confirmation. It is located just a 2-minute walk from Karasuma Oike Station (Tozai Line & Karasuma Line, Kyoto Municipal Subway)
We ask that you please come on time and be respectful of the tea ceremony instructor’s time