Learn about the ancient Japanese tea ceremony in a 90-minute workshop at a real tea room.
Experienced teachers from a licensed school in Kyoto will guide you through Chado, a zen tea ceremony that’s been around for 400 years.
This workshop takes place in Tokyo and lets you try making and serving tea, as well as learning tea etiquette.
You’ll get to taste matcha tea, try different kinds of tea, and enjoy Japanese sweets in a traditional tearoom with tatami mats.
It’s a unique opportunity to explore Japanese culture and traditions.
Just The Basics
- Chado is an ancient zen tea ceremony that combines mindfulness with the tea-making process.
- The workshop offers a guided experience in a traditional tearoom equipped with tatami mats.
- Participants will learn to prepare a bowl of matcha tea and sample multiple types of tea.
- The workshop is led by an instructor from a school licensed by the Urasenke Chado School in Kyoto.
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Overview and Experience
The tea ceremony workshop is a cool experience where you can learn about an ancient Japanese tea-making practice called Chado. It’s all about being mindful and making tea in a special way.
You’ll be in a real tearoom with tatami mats, which is super authentic and makes you feel like you’re back in the olden days.
During the workshop, you’ll get to make a bowl of matcha tea and try different types of tea. You’ll also get to eat three different kinds of Japanese sweets, which is a yummy bonus.
This workshop is a great chance to learn about Chado and feel all zen while making tea.
Inclusions and Meeting Details
In the tea ceremony workshop, you’ll get to try different kinds of tea and Japanese sweets. It takes place in a real tea room at 4-chōme-19-9 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo. To get there, you can walk for about 13 minutes from Asakusa Station (Tobu line, Ginza Line, and Toei Transportation) or 10 minutes from Asakusa Station (Tsukuba Express).
The tea room is on the second floor of an old Japanese-style building from the 1940s. It’s a cozy and traditional place for the tea ceremony. Don’t miss this chance to try amazing tea and sweets in an authentic setting.
After the workshop, you’ll go back to the same meeting spot.
Experience and Workshop Details
In this tea ceremony workshop, you’ll get to learn about Japanese culture and experience the ancient art of Chado.
The instructor, who’s licensed by the Urasenke Chado School, will guide you through the ceremony and teach you the techniques.
You’ll have the chance to serve tea as both a host and a guest, which will help you understand the ceremony better.
The workshop takes place in a historic Japanese-style building from the 1940s, which adds to the authentic feel of the experience.
It’s a unique opportunity to enjoy Japanese traditions and learn something new.
If you’re going to the 90-minute tea ceremony workshop, here are some important things to know.
First, the workshop isn’t accessible for wheelchairs, so you need to be able to use stairs. It’s also not recommended for people with back problems or serious medical conditions.
Second, the workshop is meant for people who are 10 years old and older. This is because you need to be focused and mature enough to fully enjoy the tea ceremony.
Following these rules will help you have a safe and fun time learning about the ancient art of Chado.
Pricing and Workshop Details
Pricing and Workshop Details:
The tea ceremony workshop lasts for 90 minutes and costs at least £26.15. You can be sure to get the best price because they’ve a guarantee for that. The final price may change depending on the options you choose, so make sure to double-check when you book.
You can pay for the workshop using credit cards or online payment platforms. There are different workshop times available, so you can find one that fits your busy schedule. It’s a good idea to book in advance because they might run out of spots.
The workshop happens in a real tea room on the second floor of a building that looks like it’s from Japan in the 1940s. Just remember that there might be extra fees or charges that they didn’t mention.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the History and Significance of Chado in Japanese Culture?
Chado, an ancient zen tea ceremony, holds great historical and cultural significance in Japanese culture. It has been practiced for over 400 years, combining mindfulness with the art of tea-making.
How Long Does the Tea Ceremony Workshop Typically Last?
The tea ceremony workshop typically lasts for 90 minutes. Participants will learn about the history and significance of Chado while seeing the authentic tea room. The workshop timing allows for an engaging and informative experience.
Are There Any Specific Dress Code Requirements for Participating in the Workshop?
There are no specific dress code requirements for the workshop. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably. The workshop typically lasts for 90 minutes, providing an immersive experience in the ancient art of Chado.
Can Participants Take Home Any of the Tea or Confectionery Samples?
Participants in the workshop can enjoy sampling different types of tea and Japanese confectionery, but unfortunately, they are not able to take any home. It is important to follow tea ceremony etiquette during the workshop.
Is It Possible to Book a Private Tea Ceremony Workshop for a Group or Special Occasion?
Yes, participants can book a private tea ceremony workshop for a group or special occasion. They can enjoy an exclusive experience in the authentic tea room, seeing the ancient art of Chado.
Enjoy the art and tranquility of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony with a 90-minute workshop in Tokyo’s authentic tea room. Led by experienced instructors, this immersive experience allows participants to learn about Chado, the zen tea ceremony that has been practiced for over 400 years.
From tea-making to mindfulness and tea etiquette, you will gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture and tradition.
With flexible workshop times available, this is a must-try experience for those seeking to explore the beauty and serenity of ancient Japan.