Enjoy the activities at this green tea production site, which has won Japan's best gyokuro matcha experience for 19 consecutive years.

From JPY ¥4,000.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Yame, Fukuoka
  • Product code: EN-FKO-7189-71890


Attend a lecture by a tea professional on how to enjoy some of Japan's highest quality, most delicious green tea.


  • Listen to a lecture by a tea professional on how to make the most out of high quality green tea
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to drink Japan's highest quality refined green tea at Yamemoto
  • Enjoy a matcha green tea grinding experience! 


10:00-10:15 Tea Culture Museum: A tea professional will hold a lecture on how to drink delicious, high-quality tea →10:15-10:45 Enjoy the matcha tea experience →10:45-11:45 Enjoy Japan's highest quality green tea: "Yame Hon Gyokuro (Traditional Authentic
Yame Gyokuro)" →11:15-11:30 After explaining the souvenir, the experience ends.



Hoshino Village has been producing tea since the Muromachi era. The tea was shaded under straw mats and expertly picked by hand to produce the highest quality gyokuro (green tea) that is unrivaled. Gyokuro, which has been cultivated with great care, is also known as “Traditional Hon-Gyokuro”. As of 2020 and for the 19th consecutive year, Hoshino-mura area is awarded with the Gyokuro Production Area Award of Japan.

At the Tea Culture Museum, you will follow through a lecture on how to enjoy the aromatic points of the traditional Hon-Gyokuro green tea "Shizuku tea", as well as hands-on experience of making green tea from raw leaves. 



  • Time:90minutes
  • Meeting point:Tea Culture Museum/ 10816-5 Hoshinomura, Yame City, Fukuoka Prefecture, 834-0201
  • Access:About 90 minutes by transfer from Yame city from JR Hainuzuka station
  • Language support:English (optional), Japanese
  • Included:Admission fee, experience fee, souvenir
  • Excluded:English guide (optional), arranged taxi ride (optional)
  • Free Wi-Fi:〇
  • Toilet:〇(Western style)


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.