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When in Kyoto: Attend a Japanese Matcha Tea Ceremony

  When in Kyoto, Japan The cultural capital of Japan, Kyoto is one of the country’s biggest tourist destinations. It’s home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites—many of them Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines—palaces, castles, geishas, and the picturesque Arashiyama Bamboo Forest.    Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony When arriving to a Japanese tea ceremony, you’ll be welcomed into a minimalist tea room lined in tatami floor mats. While each tea ceremony varies, all will require…

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