5 locations where you can experience tea ceremony at Kyoto Gion / Higashiyama

Experience in Kyoto

This time, I will introduce five places to experience tea ceremony in Kyoto.


“Tea ceremony en” where you can experience a tea ceremony in English

This tea ceremony experience at “tea ceremony en” corresponds to both English and Japanese.

Overseas people can also experience tea ceremony.

The group tea ceremony experience is 2,500 yen per person, and 4,500 yen per person for private rooms.

Business hours10:00〜19:00
272 Matsubara-cho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access2 minutes on foot from city bus “Chion-in Temple” bus stop

“nagomi” where you can experience a tea ceremony in Ninen-zaka

You can also enjoy the tea ceremony experience at ‘nogomi’, a popular sightseeing spot just around Kiyomizu-dera, two years slope.

A group of tea ceremony experiences is from 2,500 yen per person. If the number of people increases, the price will be a little cheaper.

In addition, school trip trip student is 2,000 yen per person, and you can receive a tea ceremony experience from 4 people.

Business hours10:00〜18:00
Place〒605-0826  kanda takezaikuten 2F 349-7 Masuya-cho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-city
Access6 minutes on foot from city bus “Kiyomizu-michi” bus stop

Experience the tea ceremony at the popular sightseeing spot “Entokuin”

You can experience the tea ceremony at the popular sightseeing spot “Entokuin” which is famous even at night’s special occasion.

Business hours10:30〜16:00

530 Shimogawara-cho, Kodaiji Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-city

Access5 minutes on foot from city bus “Higashiyama Yasui” bus stop

“Gion Matcha Cafe” that can experience tea ceremony

Matcha sweets can be served at the cafe and you can experience a tea ceremony.

Business hours10:30〜16:00
158-2 (Yamato-ooji-dori) -machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-city
AccessKeihan Electric Railway “Gion Shijo Station” 5 min walk from exit 7

Matcha cafe in the shopping street “cono-hana”

From “Higashiyama station” on the Tozai line of the subway, “cono-hana”(Flower of the tree) located in the Furukawa-cho shopping district, which is close by.

If you walk a little, it is surrounded by sightseeing spots such as Yasaka Shrine, Shorenin and Heian-jingu Shrine.

Business hours10:00〜18:00

※Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays until 19:00

565 Karatohana-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-city
Access3 minutes on foot from “Higashiyama station” Exit 2 on the Tozai line of the subway