Camellia Garden is the most beautiful easily accessible tea ceremony venue in Kyoto. This is a super place to experience the Japanese tea ceremony.
Tea Ceremony Camellia Garden – image © Jeff Friedl
Camellia is located in Northwest Kyoto, a short walk from Ryoan-ji Temple. It’s in a lovely traditional Japanese house with a superb garden. The lady who runs the place speaks fluent English and offers a graceful, engaging and enjoyable tea ceremony, without the usual formality that detracts from many tea ceremonies in Japan.
This is the perfect way to relax after a visit to Ryoan-ji or Kinkaku-ji. It’s highly recommended!
You can read more about the tradition of the tea ceremony on our Kyoto Tea Ceremony page.
Tea Ceremony Camellia Garden
18 Ryoanji-ikenoshita-cho, Ukyo-ku
11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm (60minutes)
Non-smoking area: Yes
7-minute walk from Ryoanji Station, Keifuku Kitano line
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Official Website (English)
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Tea Ceremony Camellia Garden is located in Northwest Kyoto. See our complete list of things to do in Northwest Kyoto, including places to eat, nightlife and places to stay.
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