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Calm your spirit with the ancient ritual of samurai tea ceremony (Kobori-enshu style)

Calm your spirit with the ancient ritual of samurai tea ceremony (Kobori-enshu style)

from 144.00

*$144 is the price per participant

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Experience Includes |

  • 20 min - A brief overview of Tea Ceremony and the customs behind it.

  • 80 min - An experience to drink Dark (thick) Tea, with seasonal Wagashi, Japanese sweet

  • 60 min - An experience to drink Light (thin) Tea, with seasonal Wagashi, Japanese sweet

Availability |

Everyday
Session 1 (13:00 - 15:40)

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Meguro, Tokyo
15 min. from Tokyo Sta.

Offered in Japanese

2.5~3 hr Experience

4 people max.


About Buke Sadou |

Buke Sadou | Boo・Keh・Sa・Doh
A specific form of tea ceremony reserved for the samurais in the Edo period.

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Sadou is the meditative art of preparing and drinking powdered green tea in a process that has its beginnings in 12th century Japan. While there are various branches, buke sadou started as the tea ceremony enjoyed by members of the Tokugawa shogunate family, lords and samurai. Reflective of its military origins, buke sadou is characterized by some unique differences that allowed for easy access to the samurai’s sword. Enjoy the depth of the frothy, bitter green tea perfectly countered by the blossoming sweetness of traditional wagashi sweet in this practice of ceremonious hospitality.

 

Things to note |

  • Offered in Japanese.

  • Please make your booking at the latest 24 hours in advance.

  • Translation available as option, with additional charge.

  • Please make sure to let us know in advance if you have any allergies.

Cancellation Policy |

  • See cancellation policy here.

* A detailed itinerary will be emailed to you once your booking has been confirmed.