You will make a green tea (Matcha) in an ancient style Japanese tea ceremony room wearing Kimono. First, you will chose your kimono. I will help to make sure that you are dressed correctly also your hair match the traditional styles. You will a selection of kimono in sizes appropriate for women, men, boys, and girls . Second, I will give you an introduction to the Japanese tea ceremony and associated rituals. Traditional Japanese tea ceremony will be held and you will make a green tea (Matcha), drink it, then eat Japanese sweets (Wagashi) which is suitable for the green tea. Lastly, you are allowed to take pictures in the tea ceremony room after the ceremony and in front of our unique backdrops!
Hi, I'm Kayo. I'm a manager of our facility and honored to provide a tea ceremony session for foreign visitors. I prepared Kimono and suitable backdrops as well for you to take lots of pictures as you can bring your unforgettable memories back to home. I love sharing Japanese culture with people who come from all over the world and hope you will like our workshop!
Matcha (Japanese green tea)
The tea ceremony is held in the traditional Japanese room conveniently located in central Kyoto and all the explanations are done in plain English. The activity involves: Wearing a beautiful kimono including hairdo and hairpins for ladies, Traditional Japanese tea ceremony experience, Drinking matcha green tea, Eating wagashi Japanese sweets, and Once in a lifetime cultural experience!