Tea Ceremony Near Osaka Castle in a Japanese Home
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Have a tea ceremony right by the Osaka castle in a beautiful authentic Japanese home. Your tea master will be Mayumi who also performs tea ceremony in the main Maikoya building as well. If you want to visit a Japanese house where ordinary Japanese people live or enjoy the tea ceremony right next to Osaka Castle, then this is a perfect opportunity for you. The tea ceremony inside the house is held in the tatami room where the setting of the traditional tea ceremony is followed.
The activity involves
- Traditional tea ceremony led by a tea master
- Drinking green tea and eating Japanese sweets
- Wearing a Kimono (Yukata 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. 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:
- Enjoy tea ceremony right next to Osaka Castle
- Relax in a friendly beautiful and cozy Japanese house
- An introduction to the Japanese tea ceremony and associated rituals
- This is taught by a friendly instructor who speaks English
- The instructor is a professional who has had years of training in the Japanese Tea Ceremony
- 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 4 or so people
- Explanations of the ceremony’s history and technique
Learn Japanese culture with all of your senses – especially your sense of wonder!