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Tea Ceremony Experience En

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Nice experience

The hotel recommended this tea ceremony. The young lady was very pleasant and we enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Great experience

If you're interested in small groups demonstration of tea ceremony together with some historic and... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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En is a small Japanese-style teahouse in the Gion area of Kyoto. You can enjoy an authentic tea ceremony experience first hand. Tea ceremony (the way of tea) is one of Japan's traditional cultural practices, and is a name given to an art that...more
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272 Matsubaracho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0063, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 80-3782-2706
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

If you're interested in small groups demonstration of tea ceremony together with some historic and cultural information and Q/A on matcha and tea ceremonies, we can fully recommend this experience!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I love green tea and had been drinking even more since being in Japan. The place is slightly hidden but if you follow the instructions you won’t miss it. An apprentice girl took the tea ceremony. It reminded me of a dance with her completing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Great experience! All you need to know about a tea ceremony! They teach you how to prepare the authentic matcha tea. I would definitely recommend it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MelaniaC88
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This was another event we booked in advance of arriving in Japan for our holiday tour as we wanted to make sure we could see and or participate in a Japanese Tea Ceremony . We made a private two person only circa 1hr booking with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

The hotel recommended this tea ceremony. The young lady was very pleasant and we enjoyed the experience. Be prepared to sit on the floor. We had the opportunity to prepare some green tea. I cannot compare it to other tea ceremonies but we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lantana50
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Our family of 4 did a private tea ceremony and it was fantastic. Our Tea Master was very informative and his passion for this craft was amazing. He explained all the elements of the ceremony, down to the different sounds of water. The children weren't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

It was only for my sister and I. She was very professional and knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. Her place was a little hard to find.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jen B
Reviewed June 20, 2018

My sister in law took us to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony and for me it was a phenomenal experience. The meticulous nature of the process, the story behind every detail of a seemingly daily activity (drinking tea) is taken to whole other level: connecting...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Coming here expecting a full blown tea ceremony but in the end it was just seeing the tea powder whisked with water. Def wish I can have my $25 back. The service was nice though.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

The tea was bland and the ceremony itself was quite underwhelming. Wish i knew what it was before i went. Do not recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Lynda M
July 13, 2017|
Response from ruim122 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! We still have some spaces everyday so please choose your suitable date and starting time from the below. Our availability for everyday: 1pm (Private session) 2pm (Private/ Group session) 3pm... More
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January 27, 2017|
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Response from ruim122 | Property representative |
Hi !! I am staff from Tea Ceremony En, and we had some guests who wants to do the tea ceremony with Kimono. It might be good experience but unfortunately, we do not provide Kimono rental. But there are many Kimono rental... More
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