1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Byodoin

Kyoto: Walking Tour with Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony

Product ID: 357320
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Experience a traditional Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony and learn what makes Matcha famous all around the world. Explore one of the ancient areas in Kyoto and learn about its history and culture.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience an authentic Kyoto Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony
  • Learn about Japanese history and religion
  • Visit two different world heritage sites
Full description
Meet your guide and head towards Uji Bridge passing by local small shops. Enjoy the unique atmosphere this area has to offer. At Uji Bridge, you can enjoy a beautiful view over the river. 

Continue to explore Uji and discover Japanese history at two world heritage sites: Byodo-in Temple and Ujigami Shrine. Learn about the relation between these two places across Uji river and deepen your knowledge of Japanese religion. Take the opportunity and taste spring water at the shrine as Uji is very popular for its clean water, which is the origin of tea production. 

After learning about the characteristics of tea production, enjoy an Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony including a Japanese sweet. During the tea ceremony learn about the development of tea production in the last years. Matcha tea from Uji is a well-known tea brand in Japan. 

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to experience the authenticity of the tea ceremony in one of the major tea production cities of Japan.
Includes
  • Entry ticket to Byodo-in Temple
  • Kyoto Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony Experience
  • Lunch
  • Photos during the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet at Myōraku-182-12 Uji, Kyoto 611-0021, in front of FamilyMart near the JR Uji Station, South Exit. A guide will be holding a board saying "MagicalTrip".

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From £50.53 per person