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Wagashi Sweets Making and Tea Ceremony Experience at Gionjij Temple in Tokyo

Chofu, Japan

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Good for avoiding crowds


Immerse yourself in the culture of tea ceremony at a serene Tokyo temple. Enjoy the hands-on experience of learning wagashi making (traditional Japanese sweets) and preparing matcha (specialty green tea) with an expert guide. Participate in a tea ceremony led by a head priest. An experience for those who prefer to do as well as see.
  • Participate in tea ceremony at Gionjij temple
  • Learn the techniques of wagashi making from a professional chef
  • Enjoy your sweets with a bowl of matcha
  • Make matcha with the guidance of a priest
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Departure Point

Gionji Temple, 2-chōme-18-1 Sazumachi, Chofu, Tōkyō-to 182-0016, Japan

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children aged under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A stool will be provided for those who have difficulty sitting in the seiza(sitting on the heels) position during the tea ceremony session.
  • If you have any food allergies, please be mindful and let us know in advance as we serve matcha green tea and Japanese sweets.
  • Please bring a pair of white socks with you and wear them before entering the tea room.
  • Please remove your watches, bracelets, rings, necklaces, and other accessories in order not to damage teaware.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY eight one management co.

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Wagashi Sweets Making and Tea Ceremony Experience at Gionjij Temple in Tokyo?
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Product code: 59185P19

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