Tea Serving Experience

At the tea room "Taiseian", which was built in the Zenjuin of Horyu-ji Temple in the late Edo period and relocated in the Meiji period, you can learn how to make a proper Japanese matcha tea yourself.
※An Instruction how to have matcha tea and sweets in proper Japanese way is not included in this experience.
※The contents of the experience cannot be changed.

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Details of the experience

In a historic tea room, you can learn how to make tea yourself. There is also a Japanese garden outside of the tea room, so you can enjoy tea while watching the scenery that changes with the seasons.
Enjoy Japanese tradition through tea.
The trick is to hold the tea whisk vertically and move it back and forth instead of in a circle.
There is no instruction on manners such as how to have a tea and sweets.
Please enjoy it freely.

◆◇Meeting place◇◆
・Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru (free parking available)

・From 10:00 to 16:30
Start times are every 30 minutes.

3,800 yen per person (tax included)
・Price includes tea and sweets.

◆◇Number of receptionists◆◇
1 to 8 people (maximum 18 people)
*In the case of 9 to 18 people, the tea room will be different from the plan.

Meet at Nara Ikaruga Tourism Waikaru
(Please come 10 minutes before the start time)

Confirmation of reservation, filling out the application form

Move to the tea room

Experience start!

※Guide (entrance only) costs 800 yen

Experience data

Time required
About 20 minutes
1 to 8 people ※For 9 to 16 people, it will be held in a large tea room (separate room).
3800 yen (Tax included)
About reservation
Need a reservation 3 days before the experience
Parking Lot
Parking available

Experience location


2-1-6 Horyuji, Ikaruga, Ikoma gun, Nara

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Regular holiday / Wednesday