[Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture] “Kusatsu ware” pottery experience that is only known to those in the know

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Bringing ``Kusatsu ware'', a pottery from Shiga prefecture with a history dating back to the late 7th century, into the modern era! Kusatsu ware vessels with a light and simple texture are masterpieces known only to those in the know.

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Introducing the "Kusatsu ware pottery experience" in Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture, 20 minutes by train from Kyoto.

The charm of Kusatsu ware

Kusatsu ware has been made using clay that has been produced locally since time immemorial. It is light when baked, has a simple design, beautiful color and texture, and is strong enough to resist cracking even when placed in the freezer or microwave.

Kusatsu ware experience plan

[Kusatsu ware experience plan]

[Pottery experience] Beginners welcome! Making pottery using a potter's wheel ♪ Make your own Kusatsu ware! Experience authentic pottery using an electric potter's wheel.

You can make your own ``tean cup'' or ``ochoko'' under the guidance of a pottery master.

Price: 4,400 yen per person (tax included)

Target age: 7 years old and up

Experience time: Approximately 1 hour

Experience location: Okamoto-cho, Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture, 686-1, Okamoto-cho, Okamoto-cho, Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture

*Reservations are required for the experience. Please contact us for your desired time.

* Approximately 1 to 2 months until baked

(We will send it to you by mail or come to you and hand it over to you in person. Additional shipping charges will apply.)


Dankai Ceramics Research Institute Phone: 077-563-5934

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