No.225Making a Bamboo Tea Whisk (Chasen) & Japanese Garden at High-class Japanese Restaurant
per person：10,000 JPY Available
All season program Required
(10:30 - 12:30)
Have a precious experience in the birthplace of tea ceremony and tea whisks!
This is very rare opportunity to watch master craftsman Tango Tanimura's fascinating techniques in person.
Tango Tanimura is a head of the 20th generation of the Tanimura family who produced tea whisks for over 500 years in Takayama, Nara prefecture.
During the program, you can watch the demonstration by Mr Tanimura and try the last step of making a tea whisk under his guidance.
Please take it home with you as a original souvenir after completing your tea whisk.
The program is held at Hyakurakusou, a high-class Japanese restaurant located in the west of Nara city. There are 10 elaborately designed Japanese houses and a traditional wide garden. Please feel real Japanese seasons and its beauty of nature there.
The only one in the world!
Green maple leaves in early summer
Beautiful autumn foliage.
|Program||Making a Bamboo Tea Whisk (Chasen) & Japanese Garden at High-class Japanese Restaurant|
per person:10,000 JPY
|Available time period||
All season program
|Required time||120 minutes
(10:30 - 12:30)
|Schedule||10:30 Meet at Hyakurakusou main building
90 min : Tea Whisks Experience
- Explanation of tea whisks
- Watching demonstration
- Trying the last step of making a tea whisk by yourself
- Question time
30 min : Free garden walk without a guide
12:30 The program ends at Hyakurakusou
*Please note that time and tour schedule may vary without prior notice depending on local conditions.
*If you want to book lunch after the program at Hyakurakusou, please refer to the "Attention".
|Requirements for participation||*Minimum 2 participants
*Maximum 20 participants
*Children 11 years old and over
|Things to bring / required items||Nothing in particular|
|Included in this fee||*Tea whisk making experience
*Free garden walk
|Not included in fees||*Personal expenses
*Kimono rental fee
|Meeting location Detail||A main building of Hyakurakusou|
|Address of meeting location||
From Kintetsu Tomio Station:
- 5 minutes on foot from the station.
To Kintetsu Tomio station:
- 30 minutes by Kintetsu Railway from Kintetsu Osaka-Namba station.
- 60 minutes by Kintetsu Railway from Kintetsu Kyoto station.
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|Pick Up Service||Pick-up service unavailable|
|Payment method||Payment by credit card|
The instructor will explain in easy/simple English.
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|Don't miss this rare chance to watch master craftsmanship!|
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