Camellia Flower offers an island of calm in the bustling heart of Higashiyama. Conveniently located a short walk from Kiyomizu Temple, the Ninenzaka neighbourhood is also filled with traditional houses, shops and restaurants.
At the start of your session, your instructor will welcome you with a brief introduction to the history and culture of tea, before performing the tea ceremony itself.
After being served a small traditional sweet, you will have the opportunity to make your own bowl of frothy Matcha under the guidance of your instructor. Sessions are informal and welcoming, and we hope you'll be inspired to ask questions.
The experience includes:
For those wishing to come in Kimono, we have a partnership with a Kimono rental store, Yume Kyoto. It's just a minute’s walk, guests to our tea ceremony receive a discount from 5000 to 3000. It takes about an hour for staff to dress you in Kimono.
Questions can be asked throughout the experience. Photographs can be taken, but please respect other guests' privacy. We do not permit videos.
You will receive the confirmation of your booking's availability within 24 hours. Once confirmed, please present your booking reference number at the cooking school.
Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
349-12 Masuya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0826, Japan
Please come directly to the teahouse. You can find us down an alley beside the Studio Ghibli Store on Ninenzaka, close to the Park Hyatt Hotel.