Sen no Rikyu is the most famous Japanese tea master and founder of the Japanese way of tea. After his grandson died, his heirs founded three different schools of the Japanese way of tea. One of these schools is Mushanokōjisenke.
Ichiō Sōshu, Sen no Rikyu’s great grandson, he set up his own tea house, called the Kankyū-an (官休庵), on Mushakōji street. It has a famous tea garden, which is closed to the public.
How to get there
Take the Karasuma line from Kyoto station and get off at Imadegawa Station (今出川駅). From there walk about 8 minutes in south western direction until you get to Nishi-Mushanokouji-cho.
Not open to the public