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Bikouen Tea House

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3 weeks ago
“Our visit was a beautiful & educational experience. ”
12 Sep 2018
“Hidden gem for traditional Japanese culture and tea tasting”
Bikouen, a traditional Japanese Tea House which is located close to JR Kyoto station. Bikouen, founded in 1872, sells quality Uji tea and matcha. On the 2nd floor, there is a Japanese tea room where guests can experience the most authentic tea...more
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235 Butsuguyacho Hanayacho Sagaru Aburanokoji-dori, Kyoto | Bikouen Tea House, Shimogyo, Kyoto 600-8347, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-371-1013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled with Dragonfly Tours, UK and our guide, Katy, accompanied us for the Samurai Spirit Tea Ceremony. She also translated but the Tea Masters wife also spoke v.good English. All was explained regarding a Japanese tea ceremony in a beautiful room above the Tea...More

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kentaroh76, マネージャー at Bikouen Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to pen down your tea ceremony experience at Bikouen Tea House. I am very pleased to connect you with our tea master especially during the Q&A session after tea ceremony. My husband and I strive to provide...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

While Kyoto is famous as the old city centre of Japan, tea appreciation is one of the longest living heritage in this city. After my sightseeing at the traditional temples, I am very glad to have pre-booked this tea shop which has almost 150 years...More

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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