Experience Japanese Culture
Tea Ceremony
Experience tea ceremony in Sakai City, Osaka, which is associated with Sen no Rikyu (a famous Tea Master)

"Ryurei" Seated Tea Ceremony: Enjoy Traditional Japanese Culture in a Casual Atmosphere.


  • A confirmation email for your reservation will be sent to you within 48 hours.
    *If your reservation cannot be completed, WAmazing Play will process your refund.
  • Required Time:
  • Reservation Time:
    09:55 / 12:55
  • Supported Languages:
    Japanese / Mandarin / Cantonese / English / Korean
1 Person
4 People
Min. Participants Required For Activity:
1 Person
Payment Method:
Adult(Aged 19 years and above) USD 5.07
Teen(15 years - 18 years) USD 4.43
Child(7 years - 14 years) USD 3.80
Age (Min.):
7 years old
Parent/ Guardian Required:
Under 7 years old
Booking deadline:
4 days prior by 17:00


Experience traditional culture at a Ryurei Tea Ceremony!

You can enjoy matcha green tea and Sakai wagashi (Japanese traditional confectionery) served on chairs and prepared in the style of Omotesenke, Urasenke, or Mushanokojisenke school of tea.

Enjoy a historical tea ceremony room!

The tea ceremony (chanoyu) facility faces the ruins of Sen no Rikyu's mansion, the place where Senke tea ceremony originated, allowing visitors to experience the world of tea ceremony.

It also features a wealth of information on the history and sightseeing of Sakai City!

The Tourist Information Exhibition Hall presents Sakai City's rich historical and cultural resources and provides a variety of information to help visitors enjoy sightseeing tours around the city.


  • Reservation Completed

    A text message (containing a QR code and an e-Ticket download link) will be sent to your registered email address after your reservation is completed.

  • Reception *Activity starts from 10:00 AM and from 1:00 PM

    When coming on the day of your visit, please present your QR code voucher at the General Reception on the 1st floor of Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko by the reservation time (reception start time) to redeem your ticket.

  • Ryurei Tea ceremony (approx. 20 minutes)

    Please enjoy matcha green tea and Sakai's Japanese sweets.

  • End of the activity

    Please have a safe trip back home after the activity is over.

Included in the Fee

Ryurei Tea Ceremony Fee

Not included in the Fee

Other personal expenses

Meeting Place

Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko 1F General Reception

2 Chome-1-1 Shukuinchonishi, Sakai Ward, Sakai, Osaka 590-0958


Nearest StationShukuin Station (Hankai Tramway)

Directions to Nearest Station1-minute walk

Destination by TaxiSakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko

Things guests need to prepare on the day of the activity (clothes, belongings, etc.)

Voucher with QR Code

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation/changes can be made


Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko is a facility that provides sightseeing information on Sakai and allows visitors to experience the tea ceremony of Sen no Rikyu. It provides useful information for sightseeing in Sakai at the tourist information exhibition room. Visitors can also experience the tea ceremony at the Tea Ceremony Activity's Facility facing the Sen no Rikyu Residence, a place important for Senke tea ceremony, where visitors can enjoy matcha green tea and Sakai's Japanese sweets.

- Please refrain from eating and drinking outside of the designated areas for hygiene purposes.
- Smoking is not permitted inside the facility.
- Please refrain from using writing utensils other than pencils, as they may stain the exhibits.
- To protect the exhibits, cameras and video cameras are not permitted in certain areas.
- To protect the exhibits inside the facility, please do not bring umbrellas into the exhibition rooms. Umbrella stands are available for visitors to use.
- Please refrain from bringing large items into the exhibition rooms. Please use the lockers.
- Please be quiet to preserve the environment of the tea ceremony space. Please turn off your cell phones or put them on silent mode. Please be careful with children as it is dangerous for them to run in the exhibition rooms and corridors.
- Pets are not allowed in the museum. However, animals on duty as caregivers (guide dogs, hearing dogs, etc.) are allowed to enter the museum. For the sake of environmental management, no plants may be brought into the building.
- Hazardous materials are not permitted.
- We will refuse entry to anyone who is intoxicated. Please follow the instructions of the staff, as we will strictly warn against any behavior that may cause trouble to viewers. You may be asked to leave the building.
- Wheelchairs and strollers are available for rent, but please note that quantities are limited.

[Language Support]
- For guidance in foreign languages, tablets are available in five languages: Japanese, English, Korean, and Chinese (simplified and traditional). Please ask at the reception desk if you wish to use them.

[Opening Time]
Sakai Plaza of Rikyu and Akiko
Tourist Information Exhibition Room: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Closed: 3rd Tuesday of the month (or the following day if the Tuesday is a national holiday) and the New Year holiday period


Sakai Convention & Visitors Association

Nishi 1-chome 1-35, Kaino-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0958

Adult(USD 5.07)
Aged 19 years and above
Teen(USD 4.43)
15 years - 18 years
Child(USD 3.80)
7 years - 14 years
Unavailable:Third Tuesday of the month (or the following day if the Tuesday is a national holiday), and New Year holiday period