1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Immerse yourself in the serenity of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The head priest of a verdant temple leads you step by step through the ritual of preparing ceremonial tea. Experience well-being, mindfulness and harmony, and enjoy matcha and sweets. Come away with a new perspective on Japanese culture.
- Japanese tea ceremony led by the head priest of beautiful Gionji temple
- Prepare matcha (green tea) and eat Japanese sweets
- Visit an authentic temple with over 1000 years of history
- Easily fit this experience into your schedule with multiple times offered through the day
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Japanese tea and sweets
Departure & Return
Departure PointGionji Temple, 2-chōme-18-1 Sazumachi, Chofu, Tōkyō-to 182-0016, Japan
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
- A stool will be provided for those who have difficulty sitting in the seiza(sitting on the heels) position.
- If you have any food allergies, please be mindful and let us know in advance as we serve matcha green tea and Japanese sweets.
- Please bring a pair of white socks with you and wear them before entering the tea room.
- Please remove your watches, bracelets, rings, necklaces, and other accessories in order not to damage teaware.
- Please note that the host speaks only limited English. if you need an interpreter, we’ll try to find an valuator interpreter (tips are appreciated, for the transportation expenses)
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY eight one management co.
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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Product code: 59185P7