Enjoy the elegance and tradition of an Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony at Camellia Flower Teahouse.
Located in Kyoto’s Higashiyama district, this teahouse offers a beautiful setting and convenient transportation.
Expert instructors will guide you through the art of preparing matcha tea, an ancient practice in Japan.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a tea expert or just curious about Japanese traditions, this experience is suitable for everyone, regardless of age.
Come join us on a fascinating journey into the world of Japanese tea ceremonies at Camellia Flower Teahouse.
Just The Basics
Experience a traditional tea ceremony at Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto. Our knowledgeable instructors will show you how matcha tea is prepared and teach you all about Japanese tea culture.
You’ll find our teahouse in the beautiful Higashiyama district. This experience is open to people of all ages, so everyone can join in the fun.
Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of a real Japanese tea ceremony that you’ll remember for a long time.
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Booking and Reservations
To attend a traditional Kyoto tea ceremony at the Camellia Flower Teahouse, you need to book and make a reservation in advance.
The tea ceremony sessions can be different on different days, so it’s a good idea to check when they are available before making your plans.
The booking process is easy and convenient – you can reserve your spot now and pay later. This means you don’t have to worry about paying right away.
If you change your mind or your plans change, you can cancel for free up to 24 hours before the ceremony.
When you book, you’ll get a mobile ticket in English so you can easily see all the details of your reservation.
The tea ceremony is a popular and important part of Kyoto’s culture, so it’s important to make a reservation to make sure you don’t miss out on this unique experience.
Tea Ceremony Experience
The tea ceremony at the Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto is a special experience where you can learn about Japanese tea making. It’s a traditional practice that has been around for a long time.
During the ceremony, you’ll be taught how to behave properly and respectfully by tea experts. The teahouse is a peaceful place where you can really get into the experience. They provide all the tools you need, like tea bowls and whisks.
After making the tea, you’ll get to taste it along with some traditional Japanese sweets. This tea ceremony is a great way to learn about the culture of Kyoto.
Inclusions and Pickup
When you book a tea ceremony at Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto, you’ll get to experience the real deal. Here’s what you can expect:
Tea ceremony etiquette: You’ll learn all about the proper way to do a traditional tea ceremony. They’ll teach you how to make and serve matcha, and show you the right way to hold and drink from a tea bowl.
Traditional clothing: To really get in the spirit, you can dress up in traditional Japanese clothes. They have beautiful kimonos and yukatas for you to wear during the ceremony.
Pickup and drop-off: They make it easy for you by offering a pickup and drop-off service. They’ll meet you in Higashiyama, near Ninenzaka, and then bring you back to the same spot when the activity is done.
With these inclusions and pickup options, Camellia Flower Teahouse makes sure you have an authentic and memorable tea ceremony experience in Kyoto.
At the Camellia Flower Teahouse, you can take part in a tea ceremony that will give you a taste of traditional Japanese culture. You’ll learn how to make matcha, a special kind of powdered green tea, and follow all the proper etiquette. The ceremony takes place in a calm, cozy setting, and you’ll be given all the tools you need, like tea bowls, scoops, and whisks.
Expert teachers will show you each step, making sure you do it just right. You’ll even get to try the matcha you make and some tasty Japanese treats. Feel free to take pictures and videos to remember the experience.
Whether you sit in chairs or on the floor, the tea ceremony at Camellia Flower Teahouse is a special and educational adventure.
Viator and Terms and Conditions
Viator is the company that organizes the tea ceremony experience at Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto. They’re really good at helping people book tours and activities all over the world. If you have any questions or concerns about the tea ceremony, you can ask Viator for help.
They started in 1997 and have a good reputation for giving people awesome experiences. Before you book the tea ceremony, it’s important to read Viator’s terms and conditions. You can find them on their website. The rules might be different for other experiences they offer.
If you need to cancel your booking, Viator lets you do it for free as long as it’s at least 24 hours before the ceremony. This gives you flexibility and peace of mind.
To find the Camellia Flower Teahouse for an authentic Kyoto tea ceremony, follow these directions.
If you’re taking public transportation, the teahouse is conveniently near some bus stops. From Kyoto Station, take either bus number 206 or 100 and get off at Kiyomizu-michi bus stop. It’s just a short walk from there to the teahouse.
If you want to explore other attractions before or after your tea ceremony, you’re in luck. The teahouse is in the Higashiyama district, which is known for its historic temples and traditional streets. Just a few steps away, you’ll find the famous Kiyomizu-dera Temple and the charming Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka streets.
You can enjoy the beauty of Kyoto and experience the peacefulness of a traditional tea ceremony.
If you’re thinking of going to a tea ceremony at the Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto, there are a few things you should know. Here are the important details:
Photos and videos: You’re allowed to take pictures and short videos during the tea ceremony. This means you can capture the beautiful ceremony and the process of making matcha. So don’t forget your camera or smartphone to document this special experience.
Time: The tea ceremony usually takes about 45 minutes. This gives you enough time to really get into the ritual and enjoy every step of making the tea.
Group size: Each tea ceremony group can have a maximum of 8 people. This ensures a cozy and personal experience, where you can fully appreciate the tea ceremony traditions and customs.
Remember these details so you can get ready for an amazing and educational tea ceremony experience at the Camellia Flower Teahouse.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Bring My Own Tea Bowl, Tea Scoop, and Whisk for the Tea Ceremony?
No, it’s not usual to bring your own tea bowl, tea scoop, and whisk for a tea ceremony. It’s important to follow the tea ceremony rules and use the utensils provided by the tea house.
Are There Any Age Restrictions for Participating in the Tea Ceremony?
You can participate in the tea ceremony at Camellia Flower Teahouse regardless of your age. However, it is important for children to follow the tea ceremony rules and be able to sit quietly throughout the ceremony.
Is It Possible to Have a Private Tea Ceremony Experience?
You can definitely have a private tea ceremony experience at the Authentic Kyoto Tea Ceremony: Camellia Flower Teahouse. It’s a special opportunity to be a part of a traditional tea ceremony in a smaller and more personal setting. You’ll get to learn and practice the proper etiquette of the tea ceremony in a more intimate atmosphere. It’s a great way to fully enjoy this cultural experience.
Can I Take Part in the Tea Ceremony if I Have Mobility Issues and Use a Wheelchair?
Yes, you can definitely take part in the Tea Ceremony even if you have trouble moving around and use a wheelchair. The Camellia Flower Teahouse has made sure to make the experience accessible for everyone, including those who use wheelchairs. They have made the teahouse wheelchair-friendly so that everyone can enjoy the ceremony together. It’s great that they have made these accommodations so that everyone can have a memorable and inclusive experience.
Are There Any Specific Dress Code Requirements for the Tea Ceremony?
You don’t have to follow a specific dress code for the tea ceremony. But it’s a good idea to dress modestly and respectfully, to show that you understand and appreciate the importance of the ceremony.
Come and join us at Camellia Flower Teahouse in Kyoto for a traditional tea ceremony. You’ll get to see how matcha tea is prepared and learn about Japanese tea culture from our knowledgeable instructors.
The teahouse is located in the Higashiyama district, which is a beautiful area. This experience is suitable for people of all ages.
Don’t miss out on this chance to be a part of a real Japanese tea ceremony that you’ll remember for a long time.