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We visited the area based on the reviews and thought they were a fair assessment. The museum is in the same area and I enjoyed that as well. My daughter got a great deal on a set... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
Steven C
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

The pottery street where many pottery shops and the museum is. The shops are ok if you fancy simple pottery souvenirs but kind of hard if you're not a connoisseur . I don't know what is considered good or bad design or quality

Thank bcheong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We visited the area based on the reviews and thought they were a fair assessment. The museum is in the same area and I enjoyed that as well. My daughter got a great deal on a set of shi shi dogs, even better pricing than those found on Kokusai street. We also got to talk to a local artisan while... More 

Thank Steven C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Same pottery that's available in the Yomitan Pottery Village, but it's marked up about 500%. Just go straight to the source in Yomitan if you have the time. But on the plus side, it's a pretty street to walk on.

2 Thank Rebecca C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Of course you can find a dish of pottery, also you can find here specially is a Shisa, Okinawa's famous decoration resembling a cross between a lion and a dog. Each pottery sells unique Shisa so you can find your favorite Shisa to get for a souvenir. It is good to stroll the quiet street. A cafe I found sells... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

A pleasant walk along pottery street with shops and alleyways branching off selling the potters hard earned work. Close to the monorail. It is not very well signposted but if you get lost and think you are close and you are in a residential street with pottery shops then you are in the right area. There is a bridge and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

There are several major Asian cities with absolutely stunning craftsmanship and traditional design, which is a lot more fun to buy (and lasts longer) than the usual tourist tat. Most cities in Japan fit this bill, as does Seoul (if you know where to look), Luang Prabang, Siam Reap, Galle, Taipei, etc. Okinawa Prefecture is one of my favorite places... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Lovely way to explore Okinawa by visiting this pottery street. As we stayed at Hyatt, the street is just a stone's throw away. All the houses/shops here are traditional and really beautiful in an untouched way. We didn't buy anything as pottery is fragile and heavy. You can find small plates, spoons etc for a very good price here. Good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Allow about 3hrs to investigate this street. Only found one Artisan at the Hyatt end of the street but there were quite workshops closed. Remember, pottery weighs a lot so unless you have a large luggage weight allowance, buy small individual items. Siusiu lions (dogs) are mass produced but they are very Okinawan so they are a good place to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We spent a couple of hours with my wife here just browsing the pottery stores. Bought a few things as well. The street itself is quite picturesque with a few photo opportunities, and even if you aren't into pottery, it's close enough to active shopping/dining area, so, worth to come by. There are about 30 shops on the street, of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The houses are traditional which makes this area very beautiful, but the shops are more or less the same, so after a few you kind of get the gist.

2 Thank Mish_H50

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