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Where to go for a Tea Ceremony?

From the old merchants house from the Nineteenth Century, to an experience linking tea with Samurai and Geisha, here is a selection of some unique places for a Tea Ceremony, a quintessential Kyoto experience.

Lantern Festival in Nozawa Onsen

Lantern Festival in Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Holidays are hosting guests over the weekend of the 8th and 9th of September for the autumn lantern festival. The festival is a unique opportunity to experience Japanese culture and escape to the mountains.

Yamagata: Spiritualism and Nature

Yamagata connects natural sightseeing destinations with spirituality effortlessly. Discover inner peace like the local monks have by exploring forests, waterfalls and rivers.

Ohara Village

Retrace the steps of a forgotten princess in this sublime mountainside village just 40 mins north of Kyoto

Wazuka - Japanese Tea Town

Wazuka is a traditional Japanese tea town, with picturesque scenery and mind-clearing, heart-warming Japanese tea. Its tea industry dates back more than 800 years with 300 families making tea today. There is a teatopia festival each November, and it makes a great day trip from Kyoto or Nara. Why not try its tea flavoured soba.