Experience

Tea-serving Experience

Taiseian was established in the late Edo period in Zenju-in at Horyuji Temple, and was relocated during the Meiji era. Here you can experience brewing matcha tea yourself and savor it.
The proprietor is also a fortune teller and offers various kinds of fortune telling for 2,500 yen (15 min.)

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Details of the experience

01
Remove watches, rings and so forth to avoid damaging the tea bowl. Sit with good posture while learning the tea serving procedure.
02
Brew matcha (powdered green tea).
Hint: hold the tea whisk vertically, and stir by moving back and forth, not in a circle.
03
Have a traditional sweet before drinking.
Divide it into bite-sized pieces (in half or in quarters).
04

Experience data

Time required
about 30 minutes
Capacity
1 - 8 people
Fee
2,500 yen or more
About reservation
Reservations required no later than 5 p.m. one days before the experience.
Parking Lot
Not available

Experience location

Taiseian

2-1-6 Horyuji, Ikaruga-cho, ikoma-gun, nara

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奈良斑鳩ツーリズムWaikaru

TEL0745-75-8055

9:00~18:00

Regular holiday / Wednesday

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