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Great craft pottery

Worth a special trip. This picturesque village is dedicated to creating wonderful craft pottery... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2016
PvcM
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Alexandria, Virginia
via mobile
Beautiful pottery

I loved walking through this small town, seeing the way they make pottery and going into the shops... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Natalie C
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Mar 21, 2018
“Beautiful pottery”
Nov 27, 2017
“unfriendly kiln”
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Sarayama, Motoemachi, Hita 877-1121, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I loved walking through this small town, seeing the way they make pottery and going into the shops was very enjoyable. There is a small museum at one end of the town that gives a nice history of the town and explanation of how they...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Natalie C
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I visited this place buy my stay was rather short as people there were not visitor friendly. You go into one of the shops there and very often you will find nobody will take care of you.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank niwatori811
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Worth a special trip. This picturesque village is dedicated to creating wonderful craft pottery using medieval techniques. Watch how they prepare the clay by pulverizing it with water powered hammers.

Date of experience: April 2016
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