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Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER

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Serene Ceremony

An experience not to be missed in Kyoto. The ceremony was excellent. We learned about the history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tneldner
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Adelaide, Australia
Fascinating, informative, and friendly!

We had a wonderful time at our tea ceremony with Chikako. We learned about the history of tea and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clara S
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A warm welcome to Kyoto. Come and experience traditional Japanese tea ceremony in fluent English at Camellia FLOWER. Take the opportunity to watch a tea ceremony expert practice their craft, and then try it yourself! Tea ceremony lies at the heart...more
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349-12 Masuyacho Kodaijiminamidori Shimogawara-higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0826, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An experience not to be missed in Kyoto. The ceremony was excellent. We learned about the history of making tea and the nuances in the serving. We were a group of 8 which was an excellent size to ask questions nd then make our own...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tneldner
Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear tneldner, Thank you for the kind words. It was a pleasure welcoming you to Camellia Flower, and we do hope that -if you are ever back in Kyoto- you will pop in and see us again. ***For those of you reading, as mentioned in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at our tea ceremony with Chikako. We learned about the history of tea and tea ceremonies in Japan, as well as learned how to make matcha tea on our own. Chikako was a fantastic host: she explained everything thoroughly and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Clara S
Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Clara, Thank you so much for joining us for tea ceremony. Chikako will be thrilled to know that she made your visit such a memorable one, and we sincerely hope that you will have the chance to come back and see us again. Until...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first activity of the new year was a morning tea ceremony at Camellia. Perfect for tea lovers, or anyone interested in mindfulness or learning more about traditional Japanese arts. The tea ceremony is a beautiful and calming zen practice and a relaxing time away...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear vallliek, Happy New Year! Thank you for joining us at Camellia. We couldn't agree more...tea ceremony is the perfect way to start the year! It's a pleasure to hear that you could relax during your time here, and we hope you left loving Matcha...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived slightly late for our booking and were very appreciative that we were still allowed to join the rest of the group. It was a relaxing, engaging and informative experience after the rush of trying to find the tea house. We were grateful to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Linda, It was a pleasure welcoming you to Camellia, and we are very glad you made it! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is always nice to hear that guests could fully relax once in the tearoom. And we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time discovering all the ways of the tea ceremony, the history, the gestures with a kind and smiling host.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julien H
Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Julien, Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure welcoming you to Camellia, and we really hope that you will have the opportunity to visit us again in the future. Best wishes!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Kyoto and want to learn a bit about tea, the tea ceremony, and Japanese culture, Camellia FLOWER is a great place to start. I came solo, but found myself with a small and interested group of people. Our host Nao gave us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cara C
Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cara, It’s lovely to hear you had such a wonderful time with us here at Camellia Flower. We hope you've been enjoying making your own Matcha at home! I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Nao. Do pop in and...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018

Me and my family absolutely loved our experience at this tea ceremony. Being able to watch our host intricately make the tea was great and the fact that we got to make our own tea was a nice touch. I would highly recommend coming here.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Dear dillowm, It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family to Camellia Flower. One of the most important things for us at Camellia is striking the perfect balance between performance and participation. To hear that you thoroughly enjoyed both parts of the session...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The host was very good and speak great English. Learned basic tea preparation though I thought the session went quite quick. We are happy to have done this and it’s in a great location for shopping and sightseeing on the streets.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Dear greenerie, It was a pleasure welcoming you to Camellia Flower, and it is lovely to hear that you had such a good time with us. Thank you so much for your review. We do hope that we’ll see you again someday.

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Camellia last week and it was such a wonderful experience! I booked the tea ceremony experience two days prior and got almost immediate confirmation. Unfortunately we did get lost on the way and therefore missed our original ceremony time. The gracious staff were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear Madeline, A warm hello from Camellia Flower. Thank you for your kind words. It is really wonderful to hear that you had such a great time, and of course we do hope you’ll pop in to see us for another bowl of Matcha when...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018

The 4 of us went for a tea ceremony in this place. Located in a beautiful area of Kyoto, the session we joined had 6 people joining a Tea Master that went through the ancient ceremony step by step. Quite amazing to see how this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Camellia-Relations, Guest Relations Manager at Camellia Tea Ceremony FLOWER, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

Dear Avi_Shaul, Thank you for the kind words. We’re very happy to be able to share the culture and history of Japanese Tea Ceremony with visitors from all around the world, and all of our instructors take great pride in both the authenticity of their...More

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547amyz
8 October 2017|
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Response from Atsuko M | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. A tea ceremony takes about 45 minutes and costs 2000 yen per adult, including an explanation, a demonstration, a traditional Japanese sweet and a hands-on experience of making a tea by... More
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12 March 2017|
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Hello, thank you for your message! Yes, we do. Could you send an email to us please for your reservation? (This message board does not allow me to put email address. You can find it in our website, it's linked from this... More
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Response from Atsuko_Mori | Property representative |
Dear Crystal and Adrian, Hello, this is Atsuko, the owner of Camellia. We can accommodate 5 people for 14th September at 10:00 AM. A tea ceremony takes about 45 minutes and costs 2000 yen per adult, including an... More
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