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Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms

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Absolutely phenomenal

Obubu's guided tea tour is a must for any Japan enthusiast, the trip out into Wazuka is/was worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kala B
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Farm visit was incredible!

We loved our experience at the tea farm. I HIGHLY recommend visiting Obubu. It is about an hour... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
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Our Japanese Tea Tour is a great opportunity to experience and learn more about Japanese tea culture. You will have a chance to taste a wide range of traditional Japanese teas as well as to visit several beautiful tea fields in the surrounding...more
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2 Otsuka, Wazuka-cho, Soraku-gun 619-1201, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 774-78-2911
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obubu's guided tea tour is a must for any Japan enthusiast, the trip out into Wazuka is/was worth it alone. Hiro and the intern Anna (Ana?) were particularly welcoming and knowledgeable (everyone else was super lovely too, I just didn't 100% catch their names) and...More

Thank Kala B
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I emailed Obubu and received a response that the farm is not open to explore but you can book a tour not through email but through their website - a seemingly arduous process. Instead of booking and paying obubu to simply see tea field, I...More

1  Thank RyaCho
ObubuTea, Owner at Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Dear RyaCho, thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in our tea town. Yes as mentioned by our staff, we do offer tea tours that you can book through our website. We understand that this may not...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018

We loved our experience at the tea farm. I HIGHLY recommend visiting Obubu. It is about an hour outside of Kyoto and easy to get to using train and bus. The setting is absolutely beautiful and the people were wonderful. Lunch was great and the...More

2  Thank solage
Reviewed March 3, 2018

As part of this year’s trip to Japan, my husband and I took a tour with the folks at Obubu Tea Farms to get away from the city hustle and bustle and check out an actual Japanese tea farm. From the get go, registration/payment and...More

Thank brandonerinsteele
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I had an absolute blast on my Obubu Tea tour!! The whole tour was so educational and informative, I learnt so much about tea - from the processing to how to serve it. The interns running the tour are so welcoming, kind and fun. The...More

Thank Jackie Z
Reviewed October 23, 2017

My husband and I took part in the Guided Tea tour in June 2017. The instructions to reach the tea farm in the Obubu website are excellent -- the tea farm can be reached easily from Kyoto by public transport. The explanation from the Obubu...More

3  Thank GulabJ
Reviewed October 21, 2017

I like green tea but I normally wouldn't go out of my way for one. On this tour, I am so glad that I did. Our jokey host, Matsu-san, made the day fun as did the interns who assisted him. I didn't mind the high...More

Thank John S
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I'm a HUUUUUUUUGE fan of tea, especially green tea. Especially Japanese green tea! Naturally, on my third visit to Japan, I had to check out a tea farm. A quick Google search for "tea tours" yielded Obubu Tea Farm, outside of Nara and Kyoto. I...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Highly recommend if you are a fan of tea and want to learn more about it! It is definitely out of the way, but their site has detailed instructions on how to get to their location from the larger cities in the area. The information...More

1  Thank tbeleven
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Took the Guided Tour. While it was rather pricey, I felt that it was worth the money. Our cheerful host, Matsu-san, drove the group up the tea fields and explained the process of growing and harvesting tea. We were then brought to the factory where...More

3  Thank RolleingStone
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