Yachimun no Sato, Yomitan-son

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Visit the workshops of Yachimun no Sato, a community of craftspeople making kiln-fired pottery and glasswork. Strolling through the quaint purpose-made village--relocated here when smoke from the kilns became too disruptive in the main town--you'll see the local artisans at work, with many workshops and studios open to visitors. Admire the different stages of the artistic process as you move between the studios, with one potter spinning, another firing, and yet another painting or glazing. Visit the onsite store, where cups, saucers, bottles, vases, and ornaments offer a wealth of souvenir and gift ideas. Put Yachimun no Sato and other Yomitan-son attractions into our Yomitan-son vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 4, 2017
    Yachimun (pottery) got to have entrance today sells each individual pottery. En route multiple pottery dealer, back multiple pottery shop. From 1000 up to tens of thousands of yen. Also, then 58, yachimun (pottery) got the entire shop, can a reasonable meal in the next. In cooking, aunt of Okinawa, it is per.
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  • July 29, 2017
    You can see usually craftsmen who work on some pottery here and it's a great place to pick up bargains on original works. But a little pricey
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  • July 29, 2017
    Treasure Kaneshiro Jiro pottery is sold in many places, but the price is, and. Okinawa would be pottery of the ordinary and full of character. In some parts of the pottery sale is held. Quite a walk from the parking lot in front.
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Many visitors to Yomitan-son are exclusively interested in its coastline, so developers have largely pandered to such wishes. You'll find a number of resorts, either on the coast directly west of the town center, or north and south along the shoreline. Looking out across beaches and with ample grounds for pools, restaurants, and the like, they represent the luxury options in town. Head inland a little and you'll find some more humble offerings, including guesthouses and simpler hotels.
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