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Tsuboya pottery, Naha

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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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  • China village, stopping on the way to the Creek. Looking at China, but China classic using the space was pretty true Jung won.
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  • Travel to this lovely museum and you'll be in the midst of tiny pottery studios and shops. The museum is fairly inexpensive to get into, most of the displays are entirely in Japanese. There is an Engl...  more »
  • 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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