Experience the ancient art of Chado at a 90-minute workshop in a real tea room in Tokyo. Led by an experienced teacher, you’ll learn about the history of tea ceremonies and get to serve tea yourself.
This workshop also lets you try different types of tea and enjoy yummy Japanese treats. It’s a great way to enjoy Japanese culture at an affordable price.
Don’t miss out on this authentic experience!
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 an authentic tea room in Tokyo.
- Participants will learn to prepare matcha tea, sample different types of tea, and enjoy Japanese confectionery.
- The workshop provides a relaxing and calming experience, allowing participants to enjoy Japanese culture.
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Overview and Experience
The tea ceremony workshop is a 90-minute experience where you can learn about the ancient zen tea ceremony called Chado. It takes place in a traditional tea room and offers lots of benefits.
You’ll get to learn about the history and spiritual meaning of the tea ceremony, and even try serving tea as both a host and a guest. It’s a great way to fully enjoy the rituals and traditions of Chado.
Plus, the workshop is really relaxing and calming, giving you a break from the busy daily life.
The workshop lasts for 90 minutes and gives you a chance to learn about the tea ceremony and how it’s done. You’ll get to do different activities like learning to make matcha tea and trying different kinds of tea. Plus, you’ll also get to taste three types of Japanese sweets.
During the workshop, you’ll be served a cup of cherry-blossom tea, two kinds of matcha tea, and three types of Japanese sweets. Remember to wear socks when you enter the tea room, but you don’t have to sit in the Seiza style on the tatami mats if you don’t want to.
This workshop is a special opportunity to try different teas and experience the traditions of the tea ceremony.
Meeting and Pickup Details
When you arrive for the 90 Min. Tea Ceremony Workshop in the Authentic Tea Room in Asakusa, Tokyo, you’ll meet up at a specific spot.
The tea ceremony location is easy to get to using public transportation. You can walk for about 13 minutes from Asakusa Station, which has the Tobu, Ginza, and Toei lines. Or, you can walk for about 10 minutes from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express. These transportation options are convenient and will help you reach the tea room on time.
As you make your way to the meeting spot, you’ll get to experience the lively streets of Asakusa and soak up the exciting atmosphere of Tokyo.
Additional Information and Logistics
Once you’ve booked your spot, you’ll get a confirmation within 48 hours, depending on availability.
The tea room is located on the second floor of a cool old Japanese-style building from the 1940s. Just a heads up, the stairs leading to the tea room are pretty steep, so be careful when you climb them.
The workshop is meant for people who are 10 years old and up, so everyone can have a safe and comfy time. The tea room has a limited weight capacity, so we might have to adjust the schedule to make sure everyone stays safe.
We’ll give you clear directions to the meeting spot, and the instructor will be in touch with you to make sure things go smoothly.
Pricing and Booking Details
To book the 90-minute tea ceremony workshop in the authentic tea room, go to the Viator website. Here are the important details:
- The workshop costs at least $31.75, and you’ll get the best price.
- If you book as a group, there might be discounts. It’s a good chance to go with friends or family.
- You need to pay when you book, so it’s easy to reserve your spot.
The tea ceremony workshop wants to make this cultural experience available to many people by offering affordable prices and easy payment options. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling alone and want to learn about Japanese culture or if you’re in a group and want a unique bonding experience. Everyone is welcome!
Don’t miss the chance to learn about Chado and enjoy the peacefulness of an authentic tea room. Book your spot today!
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Significance of the Chado Tea Ceremony in Japanese Culture?
The Chado tea ceremony holds great significance in Japanese culture. Rooted in cultural traditions and influenced by Zen philosophy, it combines mindfulness and the art of tea-making, providing a profound experience that promotes harmony, tranquility, and spiritual connection.
Can Children Under 10 Years Old Participate in the Workshop?
Children under 10 years old are not able to participate in the workshop due to age restrictions. The tea ceremony workshop is designed for participants 10 years old and above to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
Are There Any Dietary Restrictions or Options for Those With Food Allergies During the Workshop?
The workshop caters to dietary restrictions and offers options for those with food allergies. Participants can inform the instructor beforehand, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience during the tea ceremony.
Is There a Dress Code for the Tea Ceremony Workshop?
There is no specific dress code mentioned for the tea ceremony workshop. However, participants should keep in mind that the workshop is designed for participants 10 years old and above.
Is Photography Allowed During the Workshop?
Photography is allowed during the workshop, but there are certain guidelines to follow. Participants are advised to be respectful and not disrupt the ceremony. The instructor will provide more information on the photography policy during the session.
So basically, the 90-minute tea ceremony workshop in an authentic tea room in Tokyo offers a unique and immersive experience in the ancient art of Chado. Participants have the opportunity to learn about the historical significance of tea ceremonies, actively participate in the rituals, and indulge in various types of tea and local Japanese confectionery.
With its serene and calming atmosphere and flexible workshop times, this workshop is a must-try for anyone seeking an authentic Japanese cultural experience.