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Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019 (Hama-rikyu Gardens)

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Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019

A large-scale tea ceremony festival which is open to participation from the general public

The “Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony” will be held at Hama-rikyu Gardens for two days, October 19th and 20th, 2019.


Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony was created to help pass along the unique Japanese tradition and cultural entertainment of tea ceremony to people of all ages living in Japan and visiting from abroad including those not familiar with tea ceremony or Japanese traditions and regardless of Japanese language skills.
This year marks the 12th anniversary of the Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony which was started in 2008. Approximately 210,000 visitors enjoyed this Japanese traditional cultural entertainment in the past.

Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony

Various traditional schools of Japanese tea will attend with all teachers, staff, and students from the schools coming together to help entertain, educate, and support guests through tea ceremony procedure. Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony is a loved and cherished annual event where guests can experience wonderful Japanese tradition. It is not to be missed.


Event Name Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony 2019
Venue Hama-rikyu Gardens
Dates October 19, 2019 – October 20, 2019
Note *The event will be held in case of rain.
*It will be canceled in case of stormy weather.
Open Hours 【Gardens Open】9:00 – 17:00 *Entrance closed at 16:30.
【Reception close】15:30
Admission 【Admission Fee】
General / 300 yen
65 years of age or older / 150 yen
*Elementary school or less, Tokyo resident-student junior high school student is free.
*Pay to participate in each program.
① Indoor Tea Gathering / 700 yen *Advance application required
② Tea Ceremony Workshop for Beginners / 300 yen *With an English Guide
③ “Nodate” (Outdoor Tea Gathering) / 300 yen
④ “Nodate” in English (Outdoor Tea Gathering) / 300 yen *With an English Guide
⑤ “Nodate” with Sencha / 300 yen
⑥ “Nodate” by high school students / 300 yen
Address 1-1 Hamarikyuteien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

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