Arita and Imari - 1day Course

Arita and Imari

DAY 1

StartJR Saga Station

By Train (55 min.)
JR Kami Arita Station On Foot (5 min.)

Rokuro Za Rokuro Za Experience the Rokuro Za studio, which is a professional ceramic studio in which visitors can experience everything from shaping with a potter's wheel, to grinding and firing.There is also a short painting program to take part in should time be lacking. Professional potters will carefully teach the basics of pottery. Even beginners can enjoy the real experience of shaping on a potter's wheel.Your work will be sent to your home later. International shipping is available.
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On Foot (5 min.)

Arita Uchiyama Area Arita Uchiyama Area The Arita Uchiyama area, is a central porcelain production area dating back to the Edo period (1603-1867). There are Japanese and Western style buildings from the Edo and early Showa periods (1626-1940). The town is highly valued as a lively town and officially designated as a 'Group of Traditional Buildings' in April 1991.

On Foot (10 min.)

Arita Kan Traditional Cultural Exchange Plaza Arita Kan Traditional Cultural Exchange Plaza Arita Kan is the first place in the world where one can see Karakuri puppets made from ceramics. Based on a folk tale told in the Arita region, “The Defeat of the Giant Serpent of Mount Kuro- kami", a puppet theatre lasting around 7 minutes is performed in Kabuki style.
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By Taxi (5 min.)

The Saga Prefectural Kyushu Ceramic Museum The Saga Prefectural Kyushu Ceramic Museum The Kyushu Ceramic Museum collects pottery and porcelain from all over Kyushu mainly the Hizen Porcelains. Inside the museum, the history of Kyushu ceramics and the characteristics of each era are exhibited in detail, as well as the artworks of contemporary potters.
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On Foot (10 min.)
MR Arita Station(JR Arita Station) By Train (25 min.)
MR Imari Station(JR Imari Station) By Taxi (15 min.)

Okawachiyama, Nabeshima-Yaki Hall Okawachiyama, Nabeshima-Yaki Hall Nabeshima domain Kiln Park, which is located in Okawachiyama, beautifully refurbished an old checking station that protected the pottery secrets, the remains of ascending kilns such as Okyo Ishi Kama (Sutra stone kiln) and the Kiyohara Kiln, and the houses of potters can be visited here.
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By Taxi (15 min.)
MR Imari Station(JR Imari Station) By Train (25 min.)
MR Arita Station(JR Arita Station) By Train (55 min.)

GoalJR Saga Station

  • MICHELIN GUIDE
  • Hi-res4K SAGA
  • Doganshitato? SAGA TRAVEL SUPPORT
  • SAGA TRAVEL CALL CENTER
  • Kyushu Expressway Pass