Kyoto Uji Tea Tour - Excursion in Japan - Japanspecialist

Kyoto Uji Tea Tour

Half day (4 hours)

EUR 80,-


Stroll Kyoto’s tea town and enjoy a Japanese tea ceremony.

Located between Kyoto and Nara, Uji is a famous tea town home to some of the nation's best matcha. Join this tour to learn about Japanese tea ceremonies as you sample some of the finest matcha and green tea. Along the way, the tour also visits the stunning Byodo-in Temple.



Meet your guide at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Formerly: New Miyako Hotel)・Sunrise Tour Desk. Please arrive 10 minutes before departure. You'll walk to Kyoto Station and take the train to Uji.

First, you'll head to the morning tea ceremony at a local tea house. Along the way, you'll visit Uji Bridge, which was built in the 7th century making it one of the oldest bridges in Japan. You'll then arrive at Taihoan Tea House, where you'll learn about and experience a traditional tea ceremony.

At the end of the morning, you'll visit Byodo-in Temple, a registered World Heritage destination and part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. The picturesque temple was built at the end of the Heian Era. The temple's hall, Phoenix Hall, is immortalized on the 10 yen coin.

At the end of the visit, you'll head back to the train station with your guide.

Upon arrival at Kyoto Station you are free to continue your day as you wish.

What is included

What is included

- English-speaking government-licenced interpreter
- Admission fees
- Transportation costs

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