Kodo Incense Ceremony

Participate in a traditional kodo ceremony

kodo ceremony

Receive a Comprehensive Initiation in the Traditional Kodo Incense Ceremony

1 hr 30 mins
JPY 15,000 per person

Tea-masters Stephen Sōshun and Tyas Sōsen will guide you through a traditional kodo incense ceremony. Savour and competitively distinguish the fragrances of different incense woods. In the format of a traditional incense-game, Sōsen will prepare 2 kinds of incense woods for you to listen to and distinguish. The incense ritual will be followed by a conclusive service of tea ceremony.
(max. 6 persons) 

Booking information for 
a traditional kodo incense ceremony in Kyoto

A Game of Fragrances
1 hr 30 mins.

Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun
14:00 ~15:30

Location & Contact Details
Tel: 090-4292-7496
Email: contact@the-tea-crane.com
Shōryō-an (松梁庵) at Meikakuji temple


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