Shirasu and Ishitera Tea Plantations – Wazuka, Kyoto, Japan

Shirasu and Ishitera Tea Plantations – Wazuka, Kyoto, Japan

Wazuka (和束町) is a town located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

The area was selected in the Kamakura period (1192–1333) for tea production and has enjoyed an 800-year history as one of the main production areas of Uji tea. Wazuka is home to roughly 300 tea growing families.

Shirasu and Ishitera Tea Plantations (石寺の茶畑) are located in the west of Wazuka Town. This is a very beautiful tea plantations with a picturesque landscape.

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