Private Tour - Experience

Japanese ceramics is popular all over the world. Seto is an area representative of ceramics, a tourist area not even the Japanese know!
First visit a museum to learn and experience setoyaki. Here we set foot into Seto olden times where setoyaki flourished.

Don’t miss the beautiful wall made in the kiln, a great photo opportunity! Explore a large kiln used in the past, choose your favorite cup to drink coffee and other activities only possible in Seto. You can also make and design your own unique plates.

We will take you on a journey to discover Japanese ceramics, an unique experience only possible in Seto.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Nagoya, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Japanese ceramics is popular all over the world. Seto is an area representative of ceramics, a tourist area not even the Japanese know!
First visit a museum to learn and experience setoyaki. Here we set foot into Seto olden times where setoyaki flourished.

Don’t miss the beautiful wall made in the kiln, a great photo opportunity! Explore a large kiln used in the past, choose your favorite cup to drink coffee and other activities only possible in Seto. You can also make and design your own unique plates.

We will take you on a journey to discover Japanese ceramics, an unique experience only possible in Seto.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Seto-gura Museum, 1-1 Kurashocho, Seto 489-0813 Aichi Prefecture

Setogura Museum: What is setoyaki? How is it made? It’s ok to visit without knowing! Let’s learn about “yakimono” before we start walking arounde the city.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Kamagaki no Komichi, Nakabora-cho, Seto 489-0833 Aichi Prefecture

Kamagaki-no-Komichi: Look at the various designs in the wall and stone wall made from used kettles. The winding path with winding slopes is an outstanding photo opportunity!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kamagaki no Komichi Museum, 39 Nakaboracho, Seto 489-0833 Aichi Prefecture

Kamagaki-no-Komichi Museum: This museum is a refurbished version of the “hongyoyaki” of the Meiji period. The bathroom is decorated with beautiful tiles that are fashionable and cute that you will forget how old this is! It is a glimpse into old Japanese life.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 瀬戸本業窯, 17 Higashiborachō, Seto, Aichi 489-0841, Japan

Hora Hongyogama: Take a look at the a kiln that is no longer used. It is evident that a lot of pottery was made in the kiln spanning over many meters.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hyakusaiya, Koazuma-2731 Shimogirichō, Toyota, Aichi 444-2833, Japan

Sobo o Hyakusaiya: A shop where you can eat handmade soba in a small shopping street. Order a traditional meal and enjoy lunch feeling like a local.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Seto Blue and White Ceramics Center, 98 Nishigocho, Seto 489-0829 Aichi Prefecture

Seto Blue and White Ceramics Center: Admire the elaborate craftsmanship through the procelain objects on display. Here you can also experience procelain making. Try drawing your favorite design in blue. It will be sent to your home after being furnaced.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Seto-shi Sinseiki Kogeikan, 81-2 Minaminakanokirichō, Seto, Aichi 489-0815, Japan

Shinseiki Kogeikan: A museum that exhibits work of up-coming artists. Take a look at the craft class being held in the museum from the outside. Choose your favorite pottery glass, and enjoy a drink in the community room!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 丸一国府商店, 41番地 Sakaemachi, Seto, Aichi 489-0044, Japan

Maruichi kokubushoten: After admiring the beauty of setomono it is time to treat yourself with a souvenir to take home. There is a four storey building, a long established store of setomono. We will also introduce you to other setomono stores, so please choose a souvenir that you want the most!

Duration: 20 minutes