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PRIVATE Kimono Tea Ceremony in Tokyo Shinjuku
This is a private kimono tea ceremony session. There will be noone else except you in the tea ceremony session. We also can allow you to take many photos.
- Traditional tea ceremony
- Drinking green tea and eating Japanese sweets
- Wearing a Kimono (You can choose Yukata as well in the summer season)
- The best cultural experience with the combination of kimono, meditation, harmony, matcha and Japanese sweets
You will make a green tea (Matcha) in an ancient style Japanese tea ceremony room wearing Kimono. We are the highest ranked tea ceremony facility in Tokyo(OUR LOCATION). We accept walk-ins but it is better to reserve online if you don’t like to wait. In this workshop, a qualified instructor will walk you through step by step of traditional tea ceremony. This is a ritual-like activity where ceremonial tea is prepared and presented to promote well-being, mindfulness and harmony. It is also called the Way of the Tea.
Instead of sitting on the floor, we also give you an option to do the tea ceremony performed by sitting on a chair (It is called Ryurei-shiki in Japanese). Please mention the number of people who will need chairs when booking. You will see a box titled “order notes.”
Your workshop will include:
- An introduction to the Japanese tea ceremony and associated rituals
- This is taught by a friendly instructor who speaks English
- You will be encouraged to try traditional green matcha tea and Japanese styled sweets
- Only traditional tea ceremony utensils will be used
- The workshop will be taught to a small class of 6 or so people
- Relax in a classroom decorated in traditional Japanese décor and architecture
- Explanations of the ceremony’s history and technique
- Not only watching the demonstration but actually performing the ritual
Learn Japanese culture with all of your senses – especially your sense of wonder!
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Kimono Tea Ceremony Tokyo MAIKOYAJapan's only tea ceremony venue that received the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award, MAIKOYA has a beautiful tea ceremony house with a garden located in the heart of Tokyo. The tranquil tea house near Meiji Shrine is a walking distance from Shinjuku, Harajuku and only a stop away from shibuya and Tokyo station. The participants at Tea Ceremony Tokyo Maikoya are also allowed to wear a kimono and even walk outside in the nearby gardens of Shinjuku Gyoen, or the Meiji Jingu Shrine if they choose to. After all the hustle and bustle on the busy streets of Tokyo, you can finally have your moment of zen and enjoy a unique kimono wearing experience at Tea Ceremony Tokyo Maikoya. Directions to our location in Shinjuku