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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  • This is where I'm buying my ryukyu glass. We watched the team of glass makers hand blow like a well oiled machine, not speaking. It was fascinating. My boys ages 7 and under loved it. The pottery is l...  more »
  • Love by the pottery is that you always buy a cup of coffee, which is made here are some workshops, there are a lot of Nice work. Fell in love with in the Studio approached the last cup of coffee purchased. Yachimun (pottery) and that made it pretty strong was rain, but it's too easily becomes a picture.
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  • I visited the workshop 1 1. It is fun watching the Shisa, simply by walking. The otherwise delicious which Studio and fewer goods in front of the pottery market, enough was impressive.
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