Ryukyu Glass Village

This handmade Ryukyu glass workshop, one of the largest in the prefecture, is located in Itoman City. There, visitors can purchase or even make their own works of Ryukyu glass, one of Okinawa's most notable handicrafts. Visitors can watch glass craftsman create works of Ryukyu glass at the 1,300-degree Celsius kiln located at the center of the workshop. Visitors can try a wide range of glass making experiences such as making accessories or photo frames, which are suitable for all ages, as well as making a one-of-a-kind glass. Some of the workshop's other attractions include a direct sales shop, an outlet shop, and a Ryukyu glass museum that shows off the stunning craftsmanship of Ryukyu glass artisans.

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Okinawa Pref. Itomanshi Fukudi 169 map map Map
9:00-18:00 (Plant tour until 17:30)
* Business Hours may change. Please check on HP.
open everyday (may be closed when a typhoon approaches)
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club)
Available (outdoor)
Temporary suspension:Closed until June 5, 2020 (Information as of May 29, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Yes (Large dogs are not allowed. If you bring a pet, please put it in a cage or carry case so that the pet's body is not exposed.)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Beautiful things abound
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.11.08
    We toured the glass village and while all of the glass items displayed and for sale were beautiful, unfortunately the furnace used for making things was under construction/repair. A typhoon had...
  • Fell short of expectations
    2.0 Reviewed : 2018.10.18
    My friend and I made a trip to this place with the expectation that we would actually be able to make our own glass however we wanted, but instead we were told we could pick only one out of three...
  • make your own glass
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.09.18
    This is a bit touristy but hey, your a tourist right? We took the time to blow our own glasses and it was fun. the finished product was sent to you and now we have a nice memory of our time in...

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