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“Intimate Tea Ceremony Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Joukeian

Ranked #21 of 76 Classes & Workshops in Kyoto
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Owner description: Joukeian is a tea room where you can partake in the rich experience of Japanese tea ceremony. Joukeian offers various courses from a short course to a night course nad Chaji (full-course). Immerse yourself in the art and beauty of the tea room, tea garden, seasonal meals and conversation. We sincerely hope you feel of the heart of with us and have a truly memorable experience.
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“Intimate Tea Ceremony Experience”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

It was a real pleasure to meet Souko at her private tea house in Higashiyama. I've been to tea ceremonies a few times now and hers is one of the most polite, refined and comfortable that I have experienced so far. She speaks English very well and can explain aspects of the tea ceremony to both beginners and experienced tea lovers.

Her tea house is less convenient than others but its location is quiet and romantic, unlike some of the other busy places in Kyoto. Her utensils are also very fine and a lot of care seems to be taken in their arrangement. I'd go again!

Visited May 2013
Thank Perrin L
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