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Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Miyajima

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Experience Details
Experience Location
Duration
1 hour
Number of guests
1 - 10 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
Other
Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Wear kimono, Learn etiquette
Discover the wonders of the tea ceremony in Japan during this cultural tea class in Miyajima.
Highlights
Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony experience in the beautiful location of Miyajima Island
Participate in a tea ceremony experience, demonstrated by an English-speaking guide
Experience wearing a beautiful Japanese kimono while you enjoy this Japanese tea ceremony in Miyajima
Learn how to prepare matcha green tea for yourself and understand the routine tea preparation
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Tea culture in Japan has long been held in high regard amongst the Japanese people, even extending to the spiritual island of Miyajima, close to Hiroshima. Sado in Japanese means “the way of tea,” referring to how to serve and enjoy it as an art form. A tea ceremony in Japan includes many elements, not only matcha green tea made from high-quality ingredients, but the serving utensils and tea vessels contribute to the atmosphere and ritual of any tea ceremony. The room also cultivates ambiance as a part of the ceremony, where you can enjoy tea with peace of mind, appreciating the refinement of tea in a beautiful surrounding. This Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Miyajima is a cultural class that offers the opportunity to understand more about Japanese tea and the historic tea ceremony from a deeper perspective. Enjoy a Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Miyajima, the beautiful “shrine island” that’s officially known as Itsukushima. A wonderful day trip from Hiroshima is just a quick ferry trip away, so you can easily enjoy the wonders of a Japanese tea ceremony in Miyajima on a day trip during this atmospheric class. It also includes a session to try on a gorgeous Japanese kimono, making it a special experience where you can fully immerse yourself in traditional culture. With unmatched hospitality, during this tea ceremony in Miyajima, you’ll enjoy the performance of tea ceremony and participate while wearing a kimono, followed by a class of tea making. Here, you’ll learn to make your own tea, a humbling experience that’s perfect on the spiritual island of during this Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Miyajima.
Inclusions
A 1-hour traditional Japanese tea ceremony class with a kimono wearing session
An English-speaking tea ceremony instructor
Kimono rental
Learn how to dress in a traditional Japanese kimono and look amazing!
Tea ceremony utensils, equipment, and ingredients
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is at the experience location on Miyajima Island (Itsukushima). Details will be shared after booking.
Remarks
Please be reminded to come to the experience on time
Experience Location
Sitting just off of Hiroshima City and officially named Itsukushima, Miyajima literally translates to “shrine island” in Japanese, as it’s a small island home to the famous Itsukushima Shinto Shrine. Proudly one of Japan’s three most beautiful views, Itsukushima’s enormous and iconic red torii gate stands tall emerging from the ocean. Miyajima is walkable on foot, and is home to plenty of street food and a number of other religious sites such as Daishoin and Senjokaku. The background of Mount Misen offers leafy hiking trails and a gorgeous view down onto the quaint local town.
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Earliest available date: May 23, 2022
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals