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Tea ceremony experience (Sado) in Kyoto



Sado, the tea ceremony, is one of the traditional events with green tea called Matcha.
In Azuchi-Momoyama period, Sen-no-rikyu invented “Wabicha” which became the origin of modern Sado.
Tea Ceremony represents the true essence of Japanese hospitality.
By observing certain rules and aesthetic values, you will see how a true tea ceremony is performed, and how great-tasting green tea is made.

Location is just 5 minutes away from Kyoto National Museum and Sanjusangen-do Temple.
Our tea master will welcome you to the traditional tea ceremony. You will learn from our master how to prepare for traditional tea ceremony, how to conduct as a host, and how to make green tea bowl. You can purchase tea ceremony products at WASHINKAN. So that you can recreate tea ceremony once you return to your home country.

◆Pricing (per person)
1 person: 7,500yen
2 persons and more: 4,900 yen
◆With Kimono option (Add 40min.) 1 person: 7,250yen
2 persons and more: 4,650 yen

Tour Detail

Group Size

Min. 1 person
Max. 30 persons


60 min.


Tour Itinerary

We have several different start time please choose your best.
1st session 10:00AM
2nd session 12:30PM
3rd session 3:00PM

◆Meeting place
Address: 1-533-3, Yamato-oji, Yamato-oji Shomen Sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Located 5-minute walk from Kyoto National Museum and Sanjusangen-do Temple.
7-minute walk from SHICHIJO Station (KEIHAN railway)
10-minute by taxi from JR KYOTO Station.

What's Included

- Complete set of equipment for Tea ceremony
- Green Tea
- Sweets
- Lecture in English

What's not Included

- Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

- Fees shall be paid through Credit Card. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 17 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 16 days will incur 20% of the program charge.
Reservations cancelled less than 8 days will incur 40% of the program charge.
Reservations cancelled less than 3 days will incur 50% of the program charge.
Reservations cancelled less than 2 days will incur 70% of the program charge.
Reservations cancelled less than 1 day will incur 100% of the program charge.