Experience contemporary Japan as it blends history and tradition with skill and innovation in Ibaraki’s Sashima region.
Inspired by the slow food movement and our passion for unique experiences, our remarkable tours are designed to connect travelers with local makers. These curated programs foster a first-hand understanding of Sashima’s award-winning wakocha black teas; some itineraries include visits to Kengo Kuma’s six inspired local designs. Collaborate with a master tea blender, enjoy a contemporary vegetarian meal, or explore modern Japanese architecture.
Sashima Tea and Kengo Kuma Architectural Tour – Tea Master’s Selections: A Tasting of Six Japanese Black Teas
|料金に含まれるもの||Complimentary Japanese black tea followed by a vegetarian lunch and tea pairing ＊1
Japanese black tea tasting featuring six blends recommended by a master tea blender
*1 Non-vegetarian options are also available. Please feel free to ask about our full menu.
|コース内容||Program : Tea Master’s Selections: A Tasting of Six Japanese Black Teas
Duration : 2 hours
At the Kengo Kuma-designed Montenegro Hall, we are greeted with a glass of wakocha tea. Lunch, a fresh, contemporary, and vegetable-centric meal paired with a refreshing wakocha blend, is followed by a tasting designed by master tea blender Michio Hanamizu. Sample six different seasonal black teas and taste the differences between various blends.
|申込期限||20days in advance recommended|
|取消料||Cancelled on or after the 20th day from the tour date : 20% / the 7th day : 30% / A day before : 50% / on the starting day : 100% / No Show : 100%|
|集合場所||By train : JR Koga station / By private car : Tea Café and Shop Chabaco: Montenegro Hall|
|集合時間||By train : 12:15am at JR Koga station / By private car : 13:00am at Tea Café and Shop Chabaco: Montenegro Hall|
|利用施設･交通機関||Tea Café and Shop Chabaco: Montenegro Hall, 446-4 Kamikobashi, Sakai, Sashima District, Ibaraki 306-0434, Japan / Sakai Sandwich and Cha-gura: Michi-no-eki Sakai, 1341-1, Sakai, Sashima District, Ibaraki 306-0433, Japan / S-Lab, S-Gallery, and HOSHIIMO 100 café: 1459-1 Sakai, Sashima District, Ibaraki, Japan|
If you are planning a day outing, we have morning gastronomy to start with in Koga, next city of Sashima tea program.
Sample itinerary : Sake and Tea
10:30 JR Koga Station arrival - 10:45 Aoki Sake Brewery visit and tasting (90mins) - 13:00 Tea Master’s Selections: A Tasting of Six Japanese Black Teas with lunch - 15:15 Shopping at local market - 16:30 JR Koga Station departure
30 minutes by taxi from JR Koga Station (approx. 60 minutes by rail from Tokyo Station or Shinjuku Station; Koga station pick-up available)
Sakai-Koga IC on the Ken-O Expressway (Approximately 90 minutes by car from the Tokyo metropolitan area; parking available)
The Sashima Tea and Kengo Kuma Architectural Tour is by reservation only. (We are happy to respond to individual requests concerning your desired date, the content of the tour, your transportation needs, and any other details, so please feel free to inquire.)
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Registered with Musubi Corporation, a travel agency authorized by the Governor of Ibaraki Prefecture (No. 656, Type 2)
代表取締役・全国通訳案内士 増田恵美（ますだ めぐみ）
TEL : 0280-33-3026 FAX：0280-31-3097 E-mail : email@example.com
|お問合せ||株式会社Musubi 代表・全国通訳案内士 増田恵美
TEL : 0280-33-3026 FAX：0280-31-3097 E-mail :firstname.lastname@example.org