Kyoto: Tea Ceremony Ju-An at Jotokuji Temple
- Duration: 70 minutes
Want to discover all there is to do in Kyoto? Click here for a full list.
As a man, this was such a fun experience. When I checked in, I think the (male) receptionist was a bit shocked to see it was only me, but he handled it with care and I didn't feel embarrassed at all. The photoshoot itself only lasted about 10 minutes, but they do offer to take some personal pictures with your cell phone. (So you don't only get the professionally shot photos advertised!) They also have an option to go to a private shoot in a home, but the cost was like $400 or something. Something to consider if you really want to have an extra special experience.
Had an amazing Tim with just a small group of people. The English translator Elle, was so lovely and so were the other workers. Our instructor was really encouraging and helpful and we learnt so much about the samurai and how they came to be and lived in japan.
Ich lebe zurzeit in Kyoto und habe auch schon das ein oder andere Gericht Zuhause versucht zu kochen. Der Kurs war äußerst gut organisiert und ich habe ein paar Tipps mitgenommen wie was besser geht, Eierrollen zum Beispiel.
It was a truly wonderful, relaxing and inspiring experience. The atmosphere was so calm and our guide was a wonderful woman who shared a lot of history with us that made the experience even more insightful.
The experience was excellent! it was amazing to experience some traditional Japanese culture, it was very tranquil, and the tea was delicious!