A tour of the tea processing facility of “Ocha no Kanbayashi” in Kyoto has started

20.January.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

The tour-friendly tea-processing facility and tea room of “Ocha no Kanbayashi” was opened in January 2018 and facility-tour and tea-drinking services have been started-up.

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The visitors can observe the tea-processing factory and enjoy drinking matcha in the tea room. They have installed 12 “standing base” seats which physically disabled persons and tourists from foreign countries can use.

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Also, the cultures of Uji Matcha can be enjoyed by viewing the big tea jug (1m high) which was used from the Edo Era until the early Taisho Era, the traditional tea jug which has been passed down in the Uebayashi Family, tea bowls, hanging scrolls and photos.

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They are also planning to offer new services such as tea rooms where light lunches can be enjoyed, tea-making experience using handmade tea mortars and tea-comparing games.

 

Let’s enjoy the traditional tea culture of Japan.

 

■Information

 

<Ujibashi Street Main Store>

Address: 〒611-0021 / 43, Ujimyoraku, Ujishi, Kyoto

Business hours: 9:00 to 18:00

Fixed holidays: Year’s end holidays and New Year’s holidays, 8th/June

TEL:0774-22-2514、0774-22-5318

 

<Byodoin Street Store>

Address: 〒611-0021 / Byodoin Street Chuo, 28, Ujirenge, Ujishi

Business hours: 9:00 to 17:00

Fixed holidays: Year’s end holidays and New Year’s holidays, 8th/June

TEL:0774-21-2555

 

<Daimon Store>

Address: 〒611-0021 / 127, Ujizenpo, Ujishi

Business hours: 9:00 to 17:00

Fixed holidays: Sunday, New Year’s holidays, obon holidays, 8th/June

TEL:0774-22-2661

 

URL:http://www.otya.co.jp/

 

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