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Pottery experience at Koishiwara


Make your own original Koishiwara-yaki pottery.  Koishiwara-yaki is a type of Japanese

traditional pottery in Koishiwara. The history dates back to the 17th century, when the third

Lord Kuroda Mitsuyuki (1628–1707) invited potters from Imari, Saga-prefecture to Fukuoka.



Try your hand at making the famous local Koishiwara-yaki pottery at Ota-gama pottery,

by learning how to create your own piece of Koishiwara-yaki pottery.



Location of Toho village Koishiwara





General information


Village hall ; 6425 Oaza-Hoshuyama, Asakura-gun, Fukuoka-prefecture


70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 2,000   pupulation density : 39 / km2 



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