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<New Applicants Waitlisted>Outdoor Tea Ceremony in English (Held on 5/18)

Outdoor Tea Ceremony in English

As the capacity has been reached, applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

Would you like to experience a traditional Japanese outdoor tea ceremony using an English interpreter?

Enjoy tea and seasonal Japanese sweets in the beautiful garden of the Former Kosaka Family Residence.

There will also be a tour of the residence.

Date and Time

May 18th, Saturday 13:00-15:00 (The reception will begin at 12:30)

Venue/Meeting Place

Seta 4-chome Former Kosaka Green Space (4-41-21 Seta, Setagaya-ku, Former Kosaka Family Residence)   Map

※Notice: In the case of rain, the tea ceremony will be held in the tea room. Please bring clean white socks as it is customary.


The nearest station is Futako-tamagawa on Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line or Oimachi Line.

From Futako-tamagawa station, take the Tokyu Bus to Tamagawa Byouin. It will be a 1 minute walk.

If you choose to travel on foot from Futako-tamagawa station, it will be a 20 minute walk.



Yuriko Kawabe, Professor of Omotesenke way of tea



Foreign residents above elementary school age who live, work, or attend school in Setagaya City.

Children of elementary school age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Admission for preschoolers is not possible.



Simple Japanese, English


The first 20 people who apply



500 yen per person. Pay in cash at the venue during the reception.


How to apply

As the capacity has been reached, applicants will be placed on a waitlist.

Please apply through the online application form.



If you have any inquiries, please contact Setagaya Intercultural Center by clicking here.


The City of Setagaya

Setagaya Trust & Community Design






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