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Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER

349-12 Masuyacho Kodaijiminamidori Shimogawara-higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-3238
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We had a nice time at the tea ceremony. It was not as special as we thought it would be, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Douwe d
An informative and enjoyable experience

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tea ceremony at Camellia. Our hostess, Ikuko, spoke perfect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Welcome to Kyoto! How about authentic tea ceremony in a beautiful traditional house just five minutes from Kiyomizu Temple? Japanese tea ceremony has more than 400 years of history, the most elevated way to fully enjoy a bowl of tea. Spiritually and physically, we would like you to feel the air as well. You will watch a tea ceremony performance and then you will get a chance to make tea. Please come by and have a bowl of tea with us!The session starts on the hour every hour, from 10:00 to 17:00. One session is 45 minutes and 2000 yens per person includes a bowl of tea and a sweet. Cash and credit card accepted.
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349-12 Masuyacho Kodaijiminamidori Shimogawara-higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-525-3238
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a nice time at the tea ceremony. It was not as special as we thought it would be, but interesting.

Thank Douwe d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tea ceremony at Camellia. Our hostess, Ikuko, spoke perfect English, had a great sense of humour, made us feel welcome and like honoured guests, and explained in great detail the history of the tea ceremony and the various...More

Thank brentley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are from USA and we wanted to see Kyoto to get the “old Japan” experience in addition to our time in modern Tokyo. The tea ceremony was a must. We enjoyed our time here so much. We rented the kimonos from...More

Thank Konane F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enthralling 25 minute experience. The tea master explains the reason and meaning of every gesture and activity during the ceremony and at the end you make your own tea. A true Japanese experience and the owner speaks perfect English and is very friendly and...More

3  Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the tea ceremony with our grown up children, and the four of us thought it was a very special experience. Our Tea Master (I believe her name was Keiko) was so captivating and sweet and she explained everything so well and with...More

Thank flyingdutchie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostess showing us the tea ceremony did an outstanding job. She spoke good English and the rituals were explained very clearly. The peacful and tranquil nature of the ceremony gave us yet another insight into the amazing Japanese culture.

Thank PAB621
Reviewed October 7, 2017

While not a particular tea fan, this experience was outstanding, with a thorough explanation of the rituals and protocol involved in this ceremony, made all the more enjoyable by being a participant!

Thank howzat_99
Reviewed September 27, 2017

I swear their tea ceremony is soo peaceful and rhythmic, that you almost get hypnotized. I love learning about the japanese culture and traditions behind tea making- it is such an art! There are so many meanings to each gesture, each tool, that you appreciate...More

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This will always be a very special memory for us. Our Tea Master - Keiko - was captivating, and so kind. The whole thing was beautiful, relaxing, and frankly mesmerising. I'm not a huge fan of the tea itself, but that's not really the point...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

This has been my favourite place to come to since I came to Japan for a month! Good points -served by people who are tea masters who live and breathe tea! -clean lovely waiting room with free water wifi and chargers for the on the...More

Thank Joshua H
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cookiedough5
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Atsuko M | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. A tea ceremony takes about 45 minutes and costs 2000 yen per adult, including an explanation, a demonstration, a traditional Japanese sweet and a hands-on experience of making a tea by... More
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March 12, 2017|
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Response from Atsuko_Mori | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message! Yes, we do. Could you send an email to us please for your reservation? (This message board does not allow me to put email address. You can find it in our website, it's linked from this... More
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amathie2016
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Response from Atsuko_Mori | Property representative |
Dear Crystal and Adrian, Hello, this is Atsuko, the owner of Camellia. We can accommodate 5 people for 14th September at 10:00 AM. A tea ceremony takes about 45 minutes and costs 2000 yen per adult, including an... More
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