Tokyo Cooking Class
“Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA,

Tea Ceremony   Taito Tokyo


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1 hours

Max 4 guests

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“Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA,

  • Tea Ceremony

    Tea Ceremony

    The Japanese tea ceremony is a centuries-old tradition closely tied to Zen Buddhist principles, and a popular way to experience Japanese culture. There are several variations on this ritual. At its base, powdered green tea (matcha) is prepared and served in accordance with strict rules. Oftentimes, wagashi (Japanese sweets) is served alongside the bitter green tea.

Cooking Class Information

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, and how great-tasting green tea is made. our tea ceremony is used at our original tea room. which is located in YANAKA and planed by Tea room carpenter specialist. you will be felt a very special mood at entering there.
Please ask to master if you have any questions, very welcome in ceremony always. Our tea ceremony master explains to you, also answers you about your questions in ceremony steps always. also, you can take photos always with your tea relaxing smiles.

What you will do

Gather at Yanesen tourist information center

1. Gather at Yanesen tourist information center

Gather at Yanesen tourist information center 15 minutes prior to the start time. YANESEN Yanaka3-13-7, Taitou-Ku, Tokyo

Entrance into tearoom

2. Entrance into tearoom

Entrance “Nijiri-guchi”The reason for the small entrance is to make all guests seem equal in status, thus creating a self-awareness of one’s own humility.

Explanation of Zen words and Sado instruments

3. Explanation of Zen words and Sado instruments

With the help of our volunteer interpreters, foreign guests will be able to understand what Japanese people regard as beautiful and important in everyday life as well certain aesthetic values through the wonderful world of tea ceremony.

Tasting tea-Macha

4. Tasting tea-Macha

Tasting tea the Sado Teacher(teishu) serves. Before drinking, lift the plate up like this. This shows appreciation.

Making tea by yourselves

5. Making tea by yourselves

After you have finished drinking, you can try making tea by yourselves with the help of the teacher.

About Host

We are providing “YANAKA home cooking experience” in YANAKA, Taito-ku Tokyo .You can feel the atmosphere of homely in downtown Tokyo style. This program, which makes the taste of ordinary households together, is very popular with foreign guests. Because it is performed in a small house that looks like the real YANAKA.


The closest station

Nipori Station

How to get to the station?

From Sendagi Station: 5mins

Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, | Cooking class by Kawai

  • Is “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, available for vegans?

    Yes, “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, has a vegan option.

  • Is “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, available for vegetarians?

    Yes, “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, has a vegetarian option.

  • How much does it cost to join “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA,?

    It costs 5800 per person.

  • What is the maximum capacity of Kawai's cooking class?

    Up to 4 people can join Kawai's cooking class.

  • How to get to the place where “Sado” Tea Ceremony 《Private session》in YANAKA, being held?

    Please go to Nipori Station which takes 5 mins from Sendagi Station. Then Kawai (host) will pick you up there!

  • How long is this cooking class by Kawai?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1 hours.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.

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