Tea Ceremony and Kimono for Kids (ages 7-12) and Families in Kyoto - MAIKOYA at NISHIKI

Try an authentic Japanese tea ceremony with kids in the heart of Kyoto!

If you are traveling with children under the age of 12, please choose this plan. You can enjoy the tea ceremony experience with your children. If your desired date is unavailable please try our TOKYO teahouse which is more spacious.

*Children under 7 can not enter the tea ceremony venue. If you have a child under 7 in your party, you can not make the reservation for this experience.

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We can adjust the ritual to suit children's needs and satisfy adults' expectations.


Our tea ceremony is the perfect opportunity to teach kids the importance of focus and being mindful of others, along with instilling a deep appreciation for arts and tradition.



This experience lasts approximately 90 to 120 minutes in total. We will also make sure you have plenty of time to take family pictures while everyone wears a kimono!




329 Ebiyacho, Gokomachi-dori Sanjo sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

京都市中京区御幸町通三条下る海老屋町329 MAP


Tea ceremony is the perfect opportunity to teach kids the importance of focus and being mindful of others

child tea master

Our expert tea master and host, and friendly staff will be demonstrating and guiding the group on how to prepare the matcha tea. Kids are sure to enjoy the hands-on experience of making their own drink!

Since matcha tea may be a bit strong for kids, we will also provide the orange juice just in case.

It's not only enjoyable but also a comprehensive educational experience.

You will be given a background on the tea ceremony, its significance in Japanese culture, and the steps for preparation.
ryurei table style tea ceremony
The tea ceremony is traditionally performed with the knees on the floor but you and your family can sit comfortably. Chairs will also be provided upon request, should sitting on the floor be deemed uncomfortable.

Traditional kimonos for the whole family

kids girl kimono rental photo

We provide a variety of sizes and styles for kimonos, suitable for everyone in the family!

The staff will be assisting and teaching you how to properly put it on. Girls and ladies will be given a hairstyle suitable for their kimonos.

Kids can also wear other local costumes such as the samurai hakama or the ninja uniform if they prefer.

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The historical scenic townhouse

kyoto maikoya is The historical townhouse

Our tea ceremonies are held in a historic machiya that has been registered as a Tangible Cultural Property, located conveniently in central Kyoto. The traditional townhouse is just a few minutes away from the Gion-Shijo train station and nearby popular destinations such as the Nishiki Market, the Kawaramachi, and the Kiyomizu Temple. Everyone is welcome to take pictures in the tea room and the garden, along with our unique backdrops! After all, who wouldn’t want to preserve the memory of a cultural experience?


Japanese sweets

Japanese sweets with Maccha

You will also be sampling traditional Japanese sweets called wagashi, which will vary in flavors, shapes, and colors according to the season. Each experience at Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is unique just by the snacks served at each session, not just by the personalization for each guest.


Regular Price

Adult: 7,000 yen (+tax)

Child (ages 7 ~ 12): 6,500 yen (+tax) Enter the coupon code to get an additional discount!

*Children under 6 can not enter the tea ceremony venue. If you have a child under 6 in your party, you can not make the reservation for this experience.

Need to cancel or reschedule?

You don’t have to worry if you need to cancel or postpone your appointment with us.

Tea Ceremony Japan

What is a tea ceremony?

The tea ceremony is a centuries-old tradition celebrated all over East Asia, and a respected ritual in Japan. The Japanese art of the tea ceremony served as an opportunity for the nobility and the samurai to communicate and meet in secret during the Edo Period 300 years ago.


Today, it’s a form of meditative art form for everyone in the family!

Do you want to know more? Visit our blog for more information! Click here.
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kids and family tea ceremony






How long does the ceremony last?

The tea ceremony is expected to last around 45 minutes, while the whole experience is approximately 90 to 120 minutes.

Is there a kimono included?

Yes. We have a variety of sizes available for everyone, including children.

Do I need to wear a kimono?

This tea ceremony package is traditionally observed with a kimono. We provide a variety of sizes for all ages. However, kids may choose to wear our ninja costume.

Do you provide a hair and makeup service?

We provide hair styling services for ladies and young girls in addition to kimono assistance. Makeup is not available.

Can I walk outside wearing a kimono?

Yes. We charge a small rental fee if you would like to use our kimonos outside the teahouse. However, if the weather is not good, we may not give this option.

How old are the children who can join?

Children who are older than 7 can participate in this session for an additional fee. Children under 6 can not enter the tea ceremony venue. If you have a child under 6 in your party, you can not make the reservation for this experience.

Are wagashi vegan/vegetarian, halal, or kosher?

The wagashi we serve are vegan and vegetarian-friendly! The plant-based treats are also halal and kosher. We highly recommend letting us know if you have any preferences or diets anyway just to make sure.

Do you have a minimum number of participants?

This package requires at least two people, including one adult.

Can I wear a kimono if I'm pregnant?

We will not require you to wear a kimono if it is uncomfortable for you. If you are in your first or second trimester, you can still choose to wear it.

Do you have a souvenir shop?

Yes. We provide matcha tea, tea ceremony sets, calligraphy sets and many more available.

Do I need to book in advance?

We recommend booking with us in advance so you don't have to wait in line. This is also cheaper and more convenient.



Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto

Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is a leading cultural experience provider in Japan and the only tea ceremony experience that has received TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award for four consecutive years from 2018 to 2022.

Maikoya Kyoto is found in a historic machiya townhouse in the heart of Kyoto, where the rich culture of Japan is most concentrated.

Learning about the traditions and practices of the country through our immersive cultural workshops and activities will surely give you a new perspective about the intricacies of the history and society in Japan.

Join us at Maikoya Kyoto as we guide you through Japan's traditional arts and history! Our friendly staff and hosts are fluent in English and Japanese and will make sure you have the best experiences and opportunities.

Contact Us

Email: kyoto@mai-ko.com
Address: 329, Ebiyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8076, Japan