Green tea fans will love our tour to the town of Uji in Kyoto — the home of Matcha
A trip to Uji will give you many chances to experience and taste Matcha and other types of green tea in a variety of beverages and foods. The green tea and matcha (powdered green tea) produced here in Uji are famous for their quality not only in Japan, but also all over the world. Also while visiting Uji you can see the gorgeous and famous Byodoin temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- .Leave the crowded area of downtown Kyoto and explore this historic and beautiful town.
Visit local tea shops and stroll the lovely streets of Uji
Explore the outer grounds of the Byodoin temple, a World Heritage Site which is featured as the design on the 10 yen coin
- See how tea is prepared and get a sense of what goes into the production of the world’s best matcha, Even make some matcha for yourself at a tea experience from a teahouse that dates back 16 generations!
Everyday (Monday – Sunday)
Meeting Time: 10:45
Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:00 pm
Meeting at entrance of Keihan Uji station 宇治駅 (NOT JR Uji station)
Uji is about 40 minutes from Kyoto City
Google maps link https://goo.gl/maps/9QHfQLrem682
Children rate: 7,050
Price and Booking
- Uji, Kyoto, Kyoto
- Culinary, Culture
- 3 hours
- Dec 7th to Dec 31st
- 11 a.m.
- Keihan Uji station 宇治駅 (NOT JR Uji station)