On February 9th (Sunday) 2020, a guided tea ceremony and house tour in English of the “Shohakutei” Tea House will be held in Kashiwanoha Park.


 We are very pleased to introduce a tour of the SHOHAKUTEI, a traditional Japanese style tea house and garden.  At the beginning of the tour, a semi-formal tea service with wagashi cake will be provided, demonstration of various tea manners as well as viewing several tea-ceremony-utensils included. After then stroll through a traditional tea garden and experience such as entering a typical and traditional tea room through a very small entrance called NIJIRI-GUCHI etc, as long as time permits.

Tea will be served using Chadogu (traditional utensils).

We very much hope that you’ll be able to attend and enjoy the exotic experience!

To participate, please fill in the application form below and press the SEND button.
Application will be accepted on and after December 9, 2019 until end of January 2020 and a Confirmation email will be sent to you within a few days.


To attend the guided tour of  Shohakutei Tea House in English on
Sunday, February 9th , 2020


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    We look forward to meeting you soon.
    Manager, Kashiwanoha Park
    Tour Cooperator – Kashiwa Senior English Support (K-Ses), an unit of Second Life Factory

    Kashiwanoha Park Access Guide

    Approach to Kashiwanoha Park

    By car

    From Tokyo or Tsukuba (Joban Expressway “E6”) or SE Bound R16 for Chiba
    Take Joban Expressway “Kashiwa Exit” in the direction to Chiba on National Route 16 and turn right at “Toyofuta Industrial Park Entrance” intersection.
    When you pass in front of the National Cancer Center, you will see Kashiwanoha Park on your left.

    From NW Bound R16 for NODA
    Turn left at “Wakashiba” intersection on National Route 16 and turn right at third traffic light, and you will see Kashiwanoha Park on your left.


    By train

    1.   Take a bus for “National Cancer Research Center” from TOBU Bus No. 2 stop at KASHIWA STATION West Exit of JR Joban Line/Tobu Urban Park Line. Get off at Mitsui Housing stop, or at Kashiwanoha Park Central stop. (approximately 20 min. ride).

    2.   Take a bus from West Exit Bus Stop of TSUKUBA EXPRESS (TX) KASHIWANOHA CAMPUS STATION bound for Kashiwa Station West Exit, or Takada garage, and get off at Kashiwanoha Park Center. Alternatively, take one to “Nagareyama Otakanomori Station East Exit” or “Edogawadai Station East Exit” and get off at Customs Training Institute. (Approx. 5 min. ride)

    3. Take a bus from East Exit Bus stop of TOBU URBAN PARK LINE’S OTAKANOMORI STATION or EDOGAWADAI STATION for Kashiwanoha Campus Station West Exit, but confirming time schedule in advance is recommended since the number of services is about one per hour.


    Walk from Tsukuba Express (TX) Kashiwanoha Campus Station
    It is about a 20-minute walk from Tsukuba Express (TX) Kashiwanoha Campus Station. When weather is nice, you can also walk around.


    About parking
    There are two parking lots, Parking lot #1 and #2. Total Capacity is 1100 cars.