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Tea Ceremony (Sado) Experience in Tokyo

01 Hour30 Minutes

Sado, the tea ceremony is a traditional event with green tea called Matcha. Tea Ceremony represents the true essence of Japanese hospitality. By observing certain rules and aesthetic values, you will see how true tea ceremony is performed.


With this experience, you will be able to take part in a traditional tea ceremony and relax your mind and soul. 

In the Azuchi-Momoyama period, Sen-no-rikyu invented “Wabicha” which became the origin of modern Sado.

An excellent example of Japan’s historical, cross-cultural pollination, the tea ceremony is an extension of Zen Buddhism and a tradition that has been followed for more than a millennium. It’s well worth taking the time to attend a tea ceremony in Tokyo to learn more about its fascinating heritage.

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    You will first make your way to the Yanesen tourist information centre for this experience, where you will enter the tearoom. 

    In the beginning, you will be learning about the explanation of Zan's words and the equipment used during the tea ceremony. The teacher will then make a delicious matcha tea to serve to you. Afterwards, you will be able to try out on making one your own.

    Reception at experience venue.

    Please proceed to experience venue on own (experience is available during 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

What's Included

Lesson fee

Green tea

What's Excluded

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Know before you go

Please wear comfortable clothing.

Meeting Point

Tourist Information & Culture Center YANESEN, 3 Chome-13-7 Yanaka, Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

Activity Level


Cancellation Policy
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.
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