Our tea ceremony hut, named ‘Zuisho-an’ by Great Master Hou-unsai of the Urasenke tradition of tea, retains its rare tatami matting layout composed of “daime sanjo maru datami ichijo (three daime tatami mats, measured only three-quarters of a regular tatami mat and one full tatami mat).” The entrance is not nijiri-guchi (a small door) as is most commonly used, but kijin-guchi (a regular large entrance door, used for nobilities) which allows people to enter without having to bend. It is a rare example of a Genroku-style tea hut, of which only a few still exist today.
Visitors are first asked to grind tencha with a millstone and are then invited to ‘Zuisho-an’ to enjoy koicha (thick tea) and usucha (thin tea).
It is a fun and enjoyable experience even for beginners.
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- Tearoom ‘Zuisho-an’ at Honten (Main Store)
- Notify us of your preferred date (we accept requests on the day too).
*Participants must show up 15 minutes before the start time. We will make an announcement.
*Please note that you may be asked to share the room with other visitors.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask our staff at the tea shop.
- Time required
- About 60-80 minutes
*The necessary time may vary depending on circumstances.
- 4,320 yen (tax included) with refreshment
*We do not accept participation of elementary school students or younger children.
- To apply
- Call:+81-(0)774-22-7800 / Email:email@example.com