You will find a tourist information center when exiting the ticket gate of Tokoname Station. We offer brochures and maps for tourists.Feel free to stop by the center when you come to Tokoname.
A special area called "Gallery Cera" to exhibit pottery works and a souvenir shop are attached to the informaton center.
Centrair serves as a sky gateway joining cities around Japan and across the globe to the Central Japan area. The sky deck and vista baths afford views of the jets. Sky Town offers Events, shopping and gourmet to enjoy. The airport has lots to enjoy as an amusement spot.
Start of the pottery trail. There is a gallery inside and one can purchase pottery and Tokoname souvenirs.
Tokoname is among the most prominent production centers for “manekineko”in Japan.
From Meitetsu Tokoname to the start point of the pottery trails there are 39 lucky manekineko and Tokonyan the guardian cat to welcome you.
This hill path symbolizes the pottery trails.The walls consist of Meiji ere clay pipes and Showa era baked tiles with the path given grip with embedded fumiture create when firung clay pipes.
The Takita family once operated a shipping agent business. The home features a valuable self-refueling lamp(lighting fixture using rape-seed oil)and overview of the history of ocean transport.
One of larqest surviving climbing kilins in Japan. Known for its eight firing chambers and 10 chimneys of varied height. Tours of inside available. At neighboring climbing kiln gallery and studio you can try making potter. Gellery and Studio:
This castle was the home of the powerful Saji family. Ono Castle is located in an important strategic location in the region. It is also known as the first married home of the Oeyo (the mother of Tokugawa Iemitsu). Today a donjon themed viewing platform is at the center of the Shiroyama Park giving a panoramic view of the Suzuka Mountains and Ise Bay.
Discaver traditional fermented food culture from the Edo period.Enjoy shopping or consuming sake, miso and soya sauce of the facility for groups of fifteen or more. (Reservation repuired). The facility is also home to a memorial hall for Akio Morita, one of the founders of Sony.
The world tile museum isi just of six halls that make up this experiential,hands-on museum. Exhibitions include valuable ceramics such as decorative tiles, ancient toilets and terracotta. There are also classes for making pottery, workshops and other events giving life to Tokoname, the ceramic city. Enjoy shopping at the museum shop and the food at the restaurant.
This facility facilitates learning about the people and pottery of Tokoname. The gallery exhibit includes Tokoname ceramic production tools and products, a national important tangible folk cultural asset.
Ono Rurigahama is said to be the world's oldest swim beach. Known for sunset views, it faces the far-off Suzuka Mountains across Ise Bay. The sun descending over these waters will take your breath away.
Sakai Shore has a great view across the water to Centrair. From spring to summer one can harvest shellfish and in summer many swimmers come.
This beautiful beach features views of aircraft landing off, the majestic ocean and romantic sunsets. Enjoy jogging, strolls and ocean fishing.