“The finest tea ceremony in Kyoto, Japan”
Enjoy authentic tea ceremony in an old imperial villa
One of the enchantments of tea is definitely the seasonal arrangement for each special occasion, ‘cha-seki’. For instance, you can enjoy ‘chawan’, tea bowls with pretty patterns depicting leaves, flowers, natural...
The modern Hagi ware vase made by MORISHIGE Tetsuchiyo in 2011. Its design is based on a lotus flower. Its very beautiful and impressive shape is suitable for the modern tea ceremony. URL: http://www2.ocn.ne.jp/~hagiyaki/ Size: H40cm x W40cm...
The Chinese tea ceremony uses ordinary leaf tea but the Japanese tea ceremony uses finely-milled tea, called “Matcha”. A tea pot is not used in the Japanese tea ceremony. To prepare a cup of matcha, a small amount of matcha is...
Our authentic tea ceremony is not only for drinking green tea. It also includes a special Kaiseki meal and sake.
In addition, you can enjoy the tea ceremony wearing kimono.
The villa, now called “Yoshida sanso”, was the villa of Prince Higashi Fushimino-miya. It was built in 1932 as a luxurious Japanese style villa with a traditional Japanese garden.
It is a beautifully green garden, filled with seasonal plants, and provides a calm and tranquil area to escape from the busier center of Kyoto. It is the best place to hold an authentic tea ceremony.
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