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Tea Ceremony Kyugetsu

Closed Now: 14:00 - 16:00, 17:00 - 19:00
Open today: 14:00 - 16:00, 17:00 - 19:00
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Great experience with great tea!

I'm studying tea and japanese culture and found out about this experience from a friend. I thought... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Gunnar C
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Tyas was invaluable! We were treated to a private tea ceremony that was a one-of-a-kind... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Our Tea ceremony sessions are conducted in English by certified Westerner Tea ceremony instructors. We will guide you through the heights and depths of this rite in a variety of Tea ceremony workshop offerings. Our workshop plans range from basic...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
6-374 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku, Shimogyo, Kyoto 605-0801, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-4292-7496
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I'm studying tea and japanese culture and found out about this experience from a friend. I thought it would be a nice thing to do on my trip to Kyoto. When I went there I was greeted warmly and was being lead into the room...More

Thank Gunnar C
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Tyas was invaluable! We were treated to a private tea ceremony that was a one-of-a-kind opportunity that we will never forget. The house, the tea, the attention to detail was a once in a lifetime experience. We loved the history of the house being owned...More

1  Thank LissiTX23
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I did not know quite what to expect though always been very interested. The very good reviews (well, star ratings) from Japanese people were very encouraging so we did it. I, too, was at first concerned we would not get the real tea rite with...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The highlight of my two weeks in Japan was the time I spent with Tyas following the flow of the tea rite. He is a wonderful teacher of every detail, wise and witty and generous with his knowledge. I would recommend this as a must...More

Thank 27jude
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Located in the streets of the southern Gion district, you are transported to a time when tea masters were an important part of Japanese society, and the tea rite was used in diplomacy between different ranks of their strict culture. Aided by our folding fans,...More

Thank Noemptymind
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Tyas and Stephen provide a truly unforgettable and truly authentic tea ceremony experience in the heart of Kyoto. Uniqueness lies in the fact that they provide extensive explanation of the ceremony and why certain things are done a certain way in this school. As English...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I am very grateful to have spent 3 hours with Tyas for the tea ceremony (or I should say tea rite as he will explain you). These 3 hours felt like 3 minutes. It was one of my top 3 experience in Japan. I felt...More

Thank Valentin V
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Although we were not fortunate enough to experience a tea ceremony with Tyas, we were lucky to have Tyas as our private tour guide of Kyoto in March 2017. Tyas was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and gracious. He answered all of our questions (and we had...More

1  Thank Sherri4
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We (as a real estate company in Kyoto) asked Tea Ceremony Kyugetsu for their cooperation to provide a workshop at our global event for our customers from different countries and they happily accepted the offer. The event was successfully held and we had many great...More

2  Thank kaeko223
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this if you are looking for authentic, traditional tea ceremony experience. I learned a lot about the cultural, historical context.

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