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(Cancel due to the weather) Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony

Hosted by the Consul of the Tokyo Culture Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 21 Oct 13:00 - 15:00

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Cancel due to the weather.

Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony Protected content October 21 will be held as scheduled.Regarding the event to be held on October 22, we will announce on this website by 7 a.m. on October 22.
Please understand in advance that parts of the program may be changed or cancelled due to the sudden changes. We will also port information on any changes or cancellations on this website.
We also inform you Outdoor Tea Ceremony in English on October 21 and 22 are cancelled due to deterioration of the ground condition caused by rain.

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Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony

This event features diverse programs including a full-scale indoor tea ceremony and open-air "nodate" tea ceremony
that beginners can comfortably participate in, an Outdoor Tea Ceremony in English for foreigners,
and a Tea Ceremony for Beginners in which you can have a go at preparing tea yourself.

History of the Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony

The Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony was started in Protected content the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation History and Culture) for the purpose of widely disseminating Japanese traditional culture at home and abroad, and passing down its fundamental spirit of harmony to future generations. So far this event has been held nine times, and received about 178,000 visitors. Nowadays this popular event is considered the signature event of fall in Tokyo by the locals.

1-1 Hama-rikyu-teien Chuo-ku, Tokyo
●7 minutes walk from Shiodome Station or Tsukijishijo Station (Toei Oedo Line), or from Shiodome Station (Yurikamome Line)
●12 minutes walk from Shimbashi Station (JR Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line)

Event informationTea ceremony

Enjoy an authentic tea ceremony at the Nakajima-no-ochaya and Hobai-tei.

Outdoor tea ceremony

Enjoy real open air ceremonies under the clear autumn sky.

Outdoor tea ceremony in English

This outdoor tea ceremony enables foreigners to enjoy tea while listening to explanations in English.

Outdoor tea ceremony by high school students

You can enjoy this outdoor tea ceremony conducted by high school students perpetuating the culture of tea.

Tea ceremony for beginners

Tea ceremony lessons for first-time ceremony participants and children. Pair up and make tea with a partner to learn about "Omotenashi", hospitality. An English interpreter will assist foreign participants.


A variety of events featuring traditional culture and entertainment will be held.