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UJI City Municipal Tea Ceremony House 「TAIHO-AN」

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Beginner-friendly! Experience the authentic Ujicha tea ceremony etiquette taught conscientiously.

Taiho-an, an authentic teahouse, was built for the purpose of spreading knowledge about the tea ceremony. It is located next to the Uji Municipal Tourist Center. "Taiho-an" literally means "teahouse across from the phoenix." It was so named because it sits on a levee of the Uji River, across from Hoodo (Phoenix Hall) of Byodo - in Temple. Visitors to this teahouse, which is equipped with authentic seating for the ceremony, honseki and also hiroma-chaseki and ryurei-seki), can also savor fine tea.

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Address1-5 Uji Togawa, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0021
AccessGet off at "Uji Station" of Keijin Uji Line, 10 minutes on foot; or
Get off at "Uji Station" of JR Nara Line, 15 minutes on foot
Hours10:00~16:00
Regular holidaythe year-end and New Year holidays
Contact0774-23-3334
FeePowdered green tea :Usutya 1,000yen
Green tea : Sentya 1,000yen Gyokuro 1,400yen
Tea ceremony experience : Usutya or Sentya 2,400yen
(Reservation required at last 3days before.)
URL1https://www.kyoto-uji-kankou.or.jp/taihoan-en.html

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