Experiencing traditional culture

Uji City Municipal Teahouse "Taiho-an"

Taiho-an, an authentic teahouse, was built for the purpose of spreading knowledge about the tea ceremony. It is located next to the Uji Municipal Tourist Center. "Taiho-an" literally means "teahouse across from the phoenix." It was so named because it sits on a levee of the Uji River, across from Hoodo (Phoenix Hall) of Byodo - in Temple. Visitors to this teahouse, which is equipped with authentic seating for the ceremony, honseki and also hiroma-chaseki and ritsurei-seki), can also savor fine tea.

Address :
1-5 Uji, Togawa, Uji City
Telephone :
Business Hours :
10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed :
Year End/New Year
Access :
JR Nara Lineto "Uji", 15 min walk. or Keihan Uji Line 10 min
Fee :
500 yen

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