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Great experience

The garden is beautiful and traditionally Japanese with a zen feeling but the tea ceremony was the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2013
James C
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London, United Kingdom
Very Kind, Very traditional.

So this was my first experience of Traditional Tea in Japan. The person in charge explained... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
limreyinfinite
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Tokyo, Japan
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17 Nov 2017
“Very Kind, Very traditional.”
5 Feb 2017
“Harmony for the soul”
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

The garden is beautiful and traditionally Japanese with a zen feeling but the tea ceremony was the best part as you get to sit in the tea house facing the large glass sliding doors, sipping on some green tea and enjoying the view. The woman...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

So this was my first experience of Traditional Tea in Japan. The person in charge explained everything very slowly, so that I can clearly understand. The green tea tasted so good that I really want to go again. Besides, the view in the tea store...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Teahouse Meimei-an is an excellent place to enjoy an authentic Japanese tea ceremony (Sado) as well as the quietness of the adorable little garden in front of the teahouse.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is an easy to miss gem. The tiny tea house is said to be one of the oldest in Japan. Sometimes "age" refers to the site rather than the building in Japan, however its dimensions and scale certainly felt genuine. We explored the house,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2013

The garden is beautiful and traditionally Japanese with a zen feeling but the tea ceremony was the best part as you get to sit in the tea house facing the large glass sliding doors, sipping on some green tea and enjoying the view. The woman...More

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I visited during Matsue's Dachakai, a weekend-long tea festival. Most of the schools held casual tea ceremonies in tents on the castle grounds, but the Mushakoujiisenke (warrior) school held theirs here. A short trek up the hill from Shiomi Nawate street, it was covered in...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2012

It is a hike uphill to get to it, but a nice view once there. The old teahouse is quite beautiful, and the "new" teahouse serves tea and mochi. Worth checking it out if you are interested in tea ceremony.

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