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Tea Ceremony -Introduction To Chanoyu-

Practiced in Japan for centuries, the art of tea ceremony --also called Chado, or The Way of Tea-- is imbued with harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility.


Our Shoseian Tea house offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience tea ceremony in a traditional roji garden setting. Tankokai-ryu will be your host for this 40-minute "Introduction to Chanoyu" experience.


Visitors will be seated on tatami mats (with option to take a seat on a stool just outside the tea room and still participate).


Please avoid jeans, bare feet, rings, and personal fragrances.


Tea ceremonies will be offered beginning at 1 P.M. and 2 P.M. Reservations required. Tea ceremony tickets can be purchased by calling (206) 684-4725 or by emailing Klaus Goodrum at


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