Visiting Katsura Imperial Villa and Tea Ceremony Experience

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Visit Kyoto’s Katsura Imperial Villa, built in 1615, and explore its fascinating grounds and gardens with a tour guide. Afterwards, experience an authentic tea ceremony in an old Japanese homestead while wearing an antique kimono. As one of Kyoto’s lesser-known attractions, visitors can escape the crowds of the city center for a day of peace and discovery.

Why We Recommend This

  • Tour the deeply historical grounds and buildings of the Katsura Imperial Villa with a knowledgeable guide.
  • English-speaking guidance is available.
  • Guide will arrange tickets to the villa, which are often troublesome to acquire (entrance fee not included).
  • Afterwards, you’ll be dressed in a gorgeous antique kimono and partake in a tea ceremony in a 100-year-old Japanese homestead.
  • Relish traditional Japanese confections and two cups of matcha while learning proper tea etiquette, all included in the tour price.

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32-4, Katsuranozatocho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

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