Tea Museum, ShizuokaRiver Area
Journey to explore global tea culture at the home of Mt. Fuji
Why don't you start a journey to explore tea culture in Shizuoka where fascinating architecture meets incredible history. Tea Museum, Shizuoka is located in the middle of the Makinohara Tea Plantation area and affords visitors a commanding view of the sacred Mount Fuji. The museum aims to promote Shizuoka as the tea capital of Japan and utilizes tea-related resources to teach and explore tea culture.
For only 300 yen, the museum will show you the history of tea production in Shizuoka and the attractive qualities of green tea. Tea drinking cultures from all over the world are also introduced in order to learn more about the cultural value of tea. You can enjoy trying matcha with Japanese sweets at the tea ceremony house with audio guides in English, Chinese, and Korean. Experience various workshops like tea picking and rubbing courses that guests of any age can enjoy and learn from. Other experiences in the museum include grinding matcha on a stone mill, tasting green tea outdoors at the Makinohara Tea Terrace, and strolling around the beautifully landscaped Japanese garden.
Shizuoka's Tea Museum is one of the best places in the area to learn more about the value of tea culture in the area as well as to gain hands-on appreciation. For tea lovers, this is a must-see destination. Even casual drinkers will enjoy learning more about tea using all of their five senses.
- 3 minutes on foot from the Nishikenyahara bus stop on the Shizutetsu bus.
- About 10 minutes by car from the Sagara Makinohara IC on the Tomei Expressway.
- About 10 minutes by car from the Shimada Kanaya IC on the Shin-Tomei Expressway.
|Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony experience. Japanese sweets are served alongside matcha.
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|3053-2 Kanayafujimi-cho, Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture 428-0034 JAPAN