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Tsuboya pottery, Naha
(2.8/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Gain an understanding of the history of Okinawan culture through pottery at Tsuboya pottery. Blue glass, earthenware dishes, and numerous other ancient artifacts demonstrate how the area has evolved through the centuries. Get a close-up view of a kiln, learn the difference between ara-yachi (unglazed) and yo-yachi (glazed) techniques, and watch a video showing the pottery making techniques used in the Tsuboya district. Consider taking an audio guide in English to enhance your experience. Having learned about the special Okinawan culture of pottery, you'll appreciate the wares on offer from the street vendors lined up outside the museum. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Naha holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tsuboya pottery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This facility will trace the history of the village of pottery, Tsuboya. Yachimun (pottery) I'm facing the street, or the city for cheap admission fees. Exhibition also boasts a visit once.
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  • A small but comprehensive exhibit. The history of the pottery of Okinawa can learn easily. Video description or foreign-language audio guide; Planning exhibition hall is located on the 3rd floor, opens a unique exhibition.
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  • Staff in our exhibition free of charge, but, like pottery and very nice. Pottery for sale then look at and around the amazing fun.
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