Trace the roots of Tea Ceremony in a Rarely Opened Tea Room

Trace the roots of Tea Ceremony in a Rarely Opened Tea Room

The Shobikan, a building in the Heian Jingu Shrine that is usually closed to the public, will be exclusively chartered for you to take part in a tea ceremony in the style of Oribe-ryu. During the ceremony, you will experience "futatsugashira," the oldest method of tea preparation that is rarely performed today.

Witness the excellence of true Japanese culture in the Kansai region, the reputed home of ironically Japanese traditions and essence. Take part in a custom-tailored tour to meet world-class artisans in exclusive spaces like never seen before.
Here in Kyoto, an exclusive visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a registered World Heritage Site and iconic Kyoto landmark, followed by a tour and one-of-a-kind stay at Ninna-ji Temple. Dive deep into Japan’s traditional performing arts through a tea ceremony and Nogaku, a form of traditional Japanese theater. Visit Nihon-teien, Japanese formal gardens, and meet with a famous Japanese garden designer to learn in detail about the unique sensibilities of Japanese gardens.



Tour price
Starts at JPY 3,789,400 for a party of two
Deadline for reservations
One month before your tour (based on demand, no guarantee)
A maximum of four per year
Minimum number of participants
Two people
Gathering/ending point
Kyoto Station/Kyoto Station
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