Taihoan

The municipal tea house, Taihoan consists of a main tea-ceremony room, another tea-ceremony room using tables and chairs and a tea ceremony hall, it is a wooden house built tastefully in Japan’s traditional “Sukiya-Zukuri” style. It is open every day from January 10 to December 20(10:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.), and you are invited to taste Uji green tea in this comfortable and serene location.

 * We also accept group reservations.
  Please use the group reservation application form down below when applying by fax or email.
   [ Taiho-an tea ceremony group reservation application form.pdf ]
   [ Taiho-an tea ceremony group reservation application form.xlsx ]

TEL:0774-23-3334 FAX:0774-23-3340 Email:info@kyoto-uji-kankou.or.jp


  • Usucha (powdered green tea)
    Admission : \1,000

    Typical powdered green tea.
    Accept from one person.

    [Capacity]
    13~15people at one ceremony
    [Requirement time]
    approx. 20~30min
    [Room]
    large room(tatami room)

    Please reserve from reservation form below.
    Click here for “usucha” reservation

    *reservation for sencha making tea experience (sencha otemae taiken), Please book by phone, fax or e-mail.
    *make reservation for a group or for a date beyond the reservation form, please contact us by phone, fax or e-mail.
  • Making tea experience (otemae taiken )
    Admission : \2,400

    First of all look at the teachers procedure next, you will make your own tea and have sweets and tea.
    Reservations required three days in advance.
    [Capacity]
    approx. 10people at one session
    [Requirement time]
    approx.40min
    [Room]
    western style seating room(ryurei)

    Please reserve from reservation form below.
    Click here for “otemae taiken” making tea experience reservation

    *reservation for sencha making tea experience (sencha otemae taiken), Please book by phone, fax or e-mail.
    *make reservation for a group or for a date beyond the reservation form, please contact us by phone, fax or e-mail.



Taihoan pamphlet PDF download