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:
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.