Experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony, performed by a nationally accredited tea master. Try traditional Japanese confectionery and a cup of real matcha tea — see how the flavors are perfectly balanced! You’ll have the chance to make a cup of your own before you leave.
- Be a guest in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony
- Taste high-quality matcha and wagashi (tea and sweets)
- Learn a little about Zen Buddhism
Japanese tea ceremony has a long history, dating back to the 16th century. It is centered around the cultivation of harmony, respect, purity and tranquility, and every movement, action and utensil is designed with that in mind.
As part of the tea ceremony experience, you’ll learn about the spirit of Zen, and its pervasive influence on Japanese architecture, art and life in general.