The cozy Kaboku Tearoom at the Ippodo Tea Company's main store in Kyoto is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Japanese green tea served with a confection. Friendly servers show guests how to cool boiling water to the proper temperature for delicious gyokuro tea by pouring the water into three teacups before finally transferring it into the handled kyusu teapot for steeping. A simple, beautiful, and enjoyable ritual.
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