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Imari travel guide

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Imari is the porcelain town, has 400years history. Imari is most notable because of

Imari porcelain, which is the European collectors’ name for Japanese porcelain wares

made in the town of Arita, Saga Prefecture.

 

The porcelain was exported from the port of Imari specifically for the European

export trade.

 


 

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 porcelain.

 


 

General information  

Address City hall : 1355-1 Tachibana, Imari-city, Saga-prefecture
Access

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

 

 


 

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