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Tea Ceremony at World Heritage Himeji Castle - Once in a Lifetime Experience

-Within the grounds of Himeji Castle
Experience a traditional tea ceremony at a teahouse within Himeji Castle - Japan's first World Heritage Site and a National Treasure! First, guests wear traditional kimono - essential for a tea ceremony. In the world of the tea ceremony, incorporating the changing of the seasons is extremely important, so our team will ensure you are dressed in a kimono that suits both you and the colors of the season.
After donning your kimono, an English interpreter guide will take you to the teahouse and explain details of Himeji City and the history of Himeji Castle itself. When you arrive at the tearoom Ro-an, your instructor will give you a lecture about the tearoom and the historical background of the tea ceremony itself. After the lecture, it is time to experience the tea ceremony and for you to enjoy your own matcha tea and seasonal Japanese sweets. In addition, you can take a tea set back home as a gift.

per adult from




2 hours


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Experience Fee
    • Private transportation
    • Kimono
    • Snacks
    • All Fees and Taxes
    What's excluded :

  • A private activity in which guests learn about the world of the traditional tea ceremony and its history. The activity takes place in a tearoom within Japan's first World Heritage Site, the Himeji Castle grounds. Experience the process of the tea ceremony: wearing kimonos, making matcha tea and having traditional sweets. Your teacher and an English speaking guide will explain the culture and the way of tea to you in depth. Beginners are welcome to join. This tea ceremony at a private teahouse will be an unforgettable experience.

  • Departure Point :
    Taxi Stand, Ekimaecho, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0927, Japan
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Fitness Req.


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Organised by RIELA Japan

Activity ID: V-258767P2

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