Guided tour

Kyoto: Walking Tour with Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony

Kyoto: Walking Tour with Uji Matcha Tea Ceremony

From $63.75 per person

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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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

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
  • Additional food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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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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