Visit Japan’s Most Traditional Pottery Villages

Set off on a day trip that will open your eyes to how clay is transformed into ceramic art. 

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Drive through valleys and verdant flatlands to arrive at pottery villages that are cocooned within the lush countryside. 

Meet potters who are reinterpreting the traditional art of ceramic-making, giving their work a modern spin. 

Explore the long history of pottery in Japan. Find out what inspired the artists to create masterpieces that will stand up to the test of time.

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