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Japanese sweets making and Tea Ceremony in Osaka

  • This experience is ideal for first-time visitors to Japan
  • Take part in an important Japanese tradition in an authentic tearoom
  • The short workshop allows time to explore other activities at Maikoya Osaka
Japanese sweets making and Tea Ceremony in Osaka
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Take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in Osaka, the birthplace of the tradition. During the hands-on experience, you’ll be able to wear a kimono-style chef jacket and learn the proper etiquette and symbolism of the ceremony. Prepare matcha tea, along with traditional Japanese confections called wagashi, which are made from mochi, anko (red bean paste), and fruits.
What to Expect

In this workshop, you will have an opportunity to wear kimono style chef jacket, taste the green matcha tea and eat unique Japanese sweets specifically made to match the tea’s flavor. All workshops will be in English and will last around 90 minutes in a traditionally decorated room This is a once in a lifetime event to experience an activity that has been practiced for hundreds of years.

Japanese Tea Ceremony Workshops are held at the Golden Pavillion section or the Edo-style Room of Maikoya Osaka. This is a brand new tourist and entertainment complex in the popular Shinsaibashi shopping area, Osaka. At the end of the workshop, you can continue with A range of other activities and workshops at Maikoya Osaka or hang out at the relaxing Maiko Cafe to create a Japanese cultural experience you will not ever forget.

In this workshop, a qualified instructor will walk you through step by step of a customary Japanese meal. There are a range of different cooking courses for you to choose from, including lunch, dinner and confectionery classes. The last one is very unique as Japanese desserts have a distinctive flavor as the history of cooking in Japan didn’t include processed sugar till only a few hundred years ago. You will learn even more about the flavors of Japan, as well as the range of utensils used and explanation of the techniques required, while cooking a great meal as well!

The Japanese Cooking Workshop provides you will a once in a life time experience: learning traditional Japanese dishes from local cooks in Japan! Osaka is considered the food capital in Japan and there are many appetizing dishes from the area for you to try. Not only will you get to eat this delicious food, but learn how to make it yourself so you can make a feast back at home!

What can you expect in this Tea Ceremony Workshop? We show off cultural activities with a difference!

  • Traditional clothing available for you to wear
  • A friendly host will explain the correct etiquette and symbolism for this ceremony
  • Try traditional food and drink given during this ritual
  • Held in a traditional tearoom with beautiful historic decor
  • Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout.
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Reviews (10)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun and educational afternoon for the whole family

We weren't sure what to expect when we signed up for this combined activity, but we're glad we did as my wife and kids had an excellent time shaping and adding color to the sweetened white bean paste dessert. I mostly tried to catch up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edmund T
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile
Excellent Cultural Experience

Wonderful time. Staff very informative and would recommend for anyone wanting to learn Japanese tea ceremony. Very respectful practice with each movement having a precise meaning to pay respect from tea server to guest.

Thank TravelerPM2014
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile
Very fun time

Very informative tea ceremony and fun experience with making the sweets. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this if your in Osaka or near. The kimono was beautiful.... Great place, great staff, great experience.

1  Thank Angela M
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile
Great way to get out of the heat

We made sweets and had a traditional tea ceremony. The people were very nice. Each activity is on a different floor of the building.

1  Thank Amy Z
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile
Must do when in Japan!

We booked this for my birthday as a small break from all the sightseeing, the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable.. and patient with us making our sweets :) they allowed us to take lots of photos and had lots of traditional props for us...More

1  Thank Ericka666
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