Imari travel guide
Imari is most notable because of Imari porcelain which has 400 years history.
The city borders Arita to the south and embraces the natural port of Imari Bay.
The porcelain was exported from the port of Imari specifically for the European
Okawachiyama porcelain district
Originally, an owner of the Imari porcelain was Nabeshima
clan, in order to develop and protect its outstanding technique,
he gathered skilled artisans and painters in Okawachiyama
district. Now. about 30 potteries are manufacturing Imari
|Address||City hall : 1355-1 Tachibana, Imari-city, Saga-prefecture|
40 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu-city
80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
80 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
|Population||54,000 Population density 210|