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Kisen-an tea house was rebuilt in 1991 by a Kyoto gardener. The original Kisen-an was built around 1580 by the temples' priests to hold tea ceremonies. Visitors, not only monks, can enjoy matcha tea, that is powdered green tea service. The sand and rock garden is called Karesansui.  Occasionally, tradtiional Japanese tea ceremony is performed here.
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Kisen-an tea house was rebuilt in 1991 by a Kyoto gardener. The original Kisen-an was built around 1580 by the temples' priests to hold tea ceremonies. Visitors, not only monks, can enjoy matcha tea, that is powdered green tea service. The sand and rock garden is called Karesansui. Occasionally, tradtiional Japanese tea ceremony is performed here.