Teas of Japan

It is believed that tea was introduced to Japan from China in around the 8th or 9th century.
Tea has been cultivated all over Japan, and a wide variety of teas such as sencha (steamed green tea), matcha, hojicha (roasted sencha), black tea, etc. are produced.

When visiting a tea-producing area in Japan, you can see beautiful tea fields, meet producers, and find local attractions.
Please try to buy leaf tea and make tea using a kyusu or tea pot. Then you will be able to appreciate the full depth of Japanese tea.

Teas from various areas of Japan