Pottery Classroom Spots in Kumamoto Area

  • Hitoyoshi Craft Park Ishino
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    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Akaikeharamachi 1425-1
    A theme park where you can learn about the traditional crafts of Hitoyoshi and Kuma, an area selected for inclusion in the Japan Heritage list. The park consists of nine facilities, including a ceramics arts hall, smithing hall, glass hall, and teahouse, and visitors can make a variety of crafts by hand under the guidance of skilled artisans. There's also an observatory with a sweeping view of the Kyushu Mountains, a campground, and a park perfect for small children, making this a great destination for the whole family and for a variety of purposes. The local specialty products market sells traditional kijiuma wheeled bird toys, hanatebako boxes painted with camellias, and a wide variety of other gifts and souvenirs from Hitoyoshi and Kuma.

    To get to Hitoyoshi Craft Park from Kumamoto Station, it takes three JR trains and about 2 hours or more on a slow, winding track into the mountains that brings you past rustic self-serve wooden...

  • Mizunohirayaki
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    Kumamoto Pref. Amakusashi Hondomachihontobaba 2004
  • Minami Aso Shokamamoto
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    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiasomura Hisaishi 3092
  • Tsuchi no Atelier Shiho
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    Kumamoto Kumamoto-shi Tsuruhadamachi 685-42
  • Ninjinmura
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    Kumamoto Kumamoto-shi Higashi-ku Goryo 8-6-25
  • Hanabusakama
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    Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshichuouku Tsuboi 5-9-23
  • Minefuyamakama
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    Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshikitaku Okubo 5-2-5
  • Jiyunichigama
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    Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshichuouku Kurokami 7-8
  • Nishizatogama
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    Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshikitaku Shimosuzurikawamachi 78-1
  • Nampugama
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    Kumamoto Pref. Kamimashikigunkousamachi Kamisougawa 1551-2
  • Amakusa Sue Raku Iori
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    Kumamoto Amakusa-shi Kawauramachi Shingo 283
  • Ceramics To Bunkanomori
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    Kumamoto Kumamoto-shi Chuo-ku Kamitoricho 8-14

Kumamoto Areas

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Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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