Yanaka is known for being Tokyo’s most traditional districts and one of the few that were spared from the bombings during World War II. It’s the home of artisans, beautiful temples, winding lanes, and some of the best and well-known restaurants in Tokyo. This quiet district is perfect for those who want to get away from the crowd of the city and stroll around its many stone stairs and quaint back streets. Visit the local shops where you can purchase one-of-a-kind gifts and souvenirs, or peep in on a tea house. Yanaka offers a glimpse of the bygone period of Tokyo and makes you feel like you’re part of history whenever you walk down its lovely streets. For its nostalgic atmosphere, Yanaka is the perfect place to enjoy a Tokyo Tea Ceremony in Traditional Tea Room!
Tea has been a part of everyday Japanese people’s lives. Japan has been making traditional and delicious tea for thousands of years. During this wonderful experience, you get to witness the beauty and awe of a traditional Tokyo tea ceremony. First, you will have a chance to pick the antique tea bowl to enjoy tea and see the whole ceremony by tea ceremony master. She will serve Japanese sweets and matcha tea. Then after the whole ceremony, it will be your time to learn how to make proper matcha tea using traditional methods like whisking until it sets and acquires the perfect texture and form. Tea ceremonies are known for being serious and traditional, but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. The Tokyo Tea Ceremony in a Traditional Tea Room allows you to enjoy a wonderful time with fellow tourists as you learn the many ins and outs of a traditional tea ceremony.
Highlights of the Tokyo Tea Ceremony in Traditional Tea Room:
- Witness the beauty of a traditional tea ceremony
- Learn how to make your own matcha tea
- Have a taste of delicious traditional Japanese sweets
- 2 hours of the traditional Tokyo tea ceremony
- An English-speaking tea ceremony tour host
- Matcha tea
- Traditional Japanese sweets
- Transportation fees to and from the event
Minimum of 2 participants.
Meeting Location and Meeting Time:
The meeting point is in front of the Nippori Station South Exit. The meeting time is at 10:50 a.m. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Yanaka Ginza: Feel miles away from the skyscrapers in Shinjuku or the glitz and glamor of Roppongi, Yanaka Ginza is a beautiful district of northern Tokyo where the past and the present seamlessly blend together. Surviving the bombings of World War II and the Great Kanto Earthquake and Fire of 1923, Yanaka Ginza is one of the oldest and most well-preserved old town districts in Tokyo. With a history of producing artists and artisans, the area has a creative atmosphere, fostering a tradition of craft that still lives on today. Some of the picturesque buildings in Yanaka Ginza are over one hundred years old, while others have since been turned into art galleries and local shopfronts. With quiet winding streets and hidden shrines, Yanaka Ginza produces traditional crafts and plenty of exceptional local food made by locals.
- Please make sure you arrive 10-15 minutes early for this tour so that you do not miss out
- No refund will be provided if you arrive late to the tour as it will start on time regardless of your attendance.
- Please notify us in advance if there are any food restrictions, preferences, and allergies e.g gluten allergy, vegetarian, vegan, etc.