Tokyo Wagashi-Making Class with Tea

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Japan

Image by viator

5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Learn about the traditional way to make wagashi (Japanese sweets) and gain some valuable insight into Japanese culture in this 2.5-hour workshop and tea ceremony. Sample wagashi accompanied by matcha (Japanese green tea) and bring your hand-made sweets how to enjoy afterward.The instructor will walk you through step by step to create these beautiful pieces. The sweets are even challenging for Japanese as it requires various steps and techniques such as making An (black bean paste), coloring, shaping and decorating. Sure to be an unforgettable part of your experience in Japan!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productLearn how to make wagashi tea ceremony sweets. You will prepare sweets using seasonal motifs like spring cherry blossoms and learn how to shape, color and design your own sweets. And you can eat the results! A perfect souvenir for your family back home.Duration: 2 hoursLocation: Mat-Cha-Doh, Setagaya, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

What’s included

  • English-speaking local guide
  • Wagashi sweets that you make in the class (two of each kind)
  • Japanese green tea
  • Photos taken during tea ceremony (provided later via the internet)

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure