Tea Ceremony, a ceremonial way of preparing and drinking green tea on tatami floor, is one of the most representative traditional arts in Japan.
The popularity of Tea Ceremony has set an expanding trend of starting tea ceremony classes for foreign tourists all over Japan.
Tea Ceremony reflects the spirit of “Wabi-sabi,” a philosophy which finds beauty in simplicity and imperfection.
A “Chasitsu,” , which is also called a small universe, is a room built for a tea ceremony host to invite and entertain guests with tea and offer extraordinary experiences.
You can enjoy a sense of the season with Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement) and refreshments, and feel the spirit of hospitality.
If you wanna fully enjoy ceremonial tea with seasonal Japanese confectionary, we recommend you to visit “Chazen” which is located in Asakusa and Ginza in Tokyo.
“Chazen” gives both Japanese and foreign tourists tea ceremony lessons, and anyone can take the lesson very easily.
Let’s learn and feel how wonderful the Japanese traditional culture is!
Their lesson provides valuable experiences of learning the procedures and manners of drinking tea, as well as making powdered green tea by grinding it with Chausu.
Their content-rich lessons make “Chazen” very popular with tourists.
Taking their lessons will be a great opportunity for you comprehend the brilliance of an unique aesthetic sense and traditional beauty of Japan.
Why don’t you acquire elegant accomplishment of Japan by taking tea ceremony lessons?
You can casually enjoy rituals for serving and drinking Japanese tea in “Chazen”, as small children can join their lessons.
At “Chazen,” experienced instructors with 30 years experience offers you “real” tea-ceremony lessons which is acceptable for beginners.
In addition, they can offer lessons in English and Chinese as well.
“Chazen” has two locations, one in Asakusa and the other in Ginza.
The Ginza store is located next to the Kabuki Theatrical Corporation, the symbol of Japanese traditional arts, and the Asakusa store is located next to the Kaminarimon, the historical landmark.
Let’s try this unique hands-on program of brewing tea and get in touch with the richness of the Japanese culture!
Official Website: http://www.chazen-co.jp/
Opening hours: 10:00〜18:00
Address: 東京都台東区浅草1-4-7 勉強堂ビル5F
Opening hours: 10:00〜17:00