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Tajimi is located near Nagoya with rich natural surroundings and famous as Japan’s foremost pottery town going back 1,300 years. Visit the unique and beautiful galleries and learn about the real masters of ceramic art.
18,000yen/person for 2 people
15,000yen/person for 3 to 4 people
13,000 yen/person for 5 people
12,000yen/person for 6 people
You can choose the end location:
Option 1: Oribe Street (Google Maps)
Option 2: JR Tajimi Station (Google Maps)
09:30 (6 hours) ends at 15:30
English: Business ★★★☆☆
Japanese: Native ★★★★★
This tour of Tajimi’s ceramic world is a great way to learn about Minoyaki culture, witness centuries-old pottery-making techniques, and take home unique souvenirs. From the majestic ceramic wall at JR Tajimi Station to the Sakazuki Museum and from the Mosaic Tile Museum to Kobei-gama, you’ll have a unique and memorable experience. Included is a delicious lunch and tile-making workshop.
Through this tour, you will become a master of Minoyaki.
The starting point of the tour is JR Tajimi Station, where you can find a unique ceramic wall designed by Kobei Kato VII, owner of Kobei-gama. Here, you will meet your guide and begin your journey into the world of Minoyaki.
The Mosaic Tile Museum is a photogenic spot for tourists. Inside, you can find numerous tile-based artworks and even take part in a tile-workshop to make your own one-of-a-kind souvenir.
From the Mosaic Tile Museum it will be a 20-minute taxi ride to the Sakazuki museum where you will first have lunch.
When you book the tour, please choose between the following two lunch options.
Option 1: Italian lunch set with soft drink *You can try the Kinpira Burdock Pizza
Option 2: Japanese street food (Okonomiyaki, Yakisoba, Mitarashi Dango etc.) at a small hut +one drink at a cafe for tea time
At the Sakazuki Museum, you can browse a beautiful collection of Sake cups and works of local living national treasures. You can also visit the museum shop to purchase a one-of-a-kind souvenir.
This historic pottery workshop used to supply the Shogun’s castle in Edo more than 200 years ago. Here, you can admire masterpieces of Japanese and Persian ceramics and learn about traditional Lusterware and Persian blue.
At Oribe Street, a typical Japanese shopping street, you can feel the atmosphere of the commercial heart of Tajimi pottery wholesalers dealing in Minoyaki. This will be your last stop so you can linger as long as you would like after saying goodbye to your guide.
I am Eiko Nakashima, a nationally licensed tour coordinator. I organize and guide unique tours around the world and across Japan, having visited over 40 countries and 23 prefectures. In Tajimi I am a member of MINO host family club Happinest and I introduce Tajimi and Minoyaki to many visitors.