If you want to learn about Uji tea and the culture and history of Uji, this is the place to start.
This history-filled park is located at the center of several historical locations, linking the Uji landmarks of Uji Bridge, the ruins of the Taiko embankment, and the grave of 2nd century Prince Uji no Wakiiratsuko. Within the park is a community center fondly known as "CHAZUNA," where visitors can learn about the origins of Uji tea, and see exhibitions and videos about the history of Uji. You can also connect with the town and its people, history and culture through a variety of different programs including activities like tea picking and matcha-making, which will make the experience of exploring and walking around Uji all the more interesting.
- 203-1 Todo Maruyama, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture 611-0013
- 4 minute walk from Uji Station on the Keihan Uji Line
12 minute walk from Uji Station on the JR Nara Line
- Business Hours
- 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Last entry to the museum is a t 4:30 p.m.)
- Community Center Museum
Adults 600 yen
Children (Elementary, Junior High, High School) 300 yen
Young children enter free
*Fees for each acitivity program are charged separately.
- Space for 73 vehicles, paid parking (Open from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.)