Tea ceremony for wheelchair user

  • Tea ceremony for wheelchair user

    Posted by SamM on July 1, 2023 at 2:50 am

    Hello, I am taking my 85 year-old mother who uses a wheelchair on holiday to Japan in July. I would love for her to take part in a traditional tea ceremony but I can’t find anywhere that would accommodate a wheelchair user. She will not be able to sit on the floor although she can walk a very short distance and climb a few steps if they are not too high. We are going to Kanazawa and Kyoto. Would anyone know of a tea house that is wheelchair friendly in either of these locations? Thanks in advance.

    SamM replied 11 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Josh Grisdale

    Concierge
    July 1, 2023 at 3:22 pm

    Hello,

    I’m not sure about Kanazawa but for Kyoto, you should get in touch with Camellia Tea Ceremony. One of the tea houses has a wheelchair ramp. I know they are very adaptable and could come up with a good solution for your trip!

    https://tea-kyoto.com/about/garden

  • SamM

    Member
    July 6, 2023 at 7:32 am

    Thank you. I will give them a try.

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