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Tohoku Sights

Hirashimizu Pottery Village (Hirashimizu Yaki no Kamamoto)

Updated 09/20/2013

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If you're interested in pottery, go to this pottery village on the outskirts of Yamagata. This small enclave of traditional buildings and farmhouses is a step back in time. About six pottery families each specialize in a particular style. You can take pottery lessons and have your handiwork fired, glazed, and, two to four weeks later, mailed back home. The potteries are generally open daily, but check ahead with the Tourist Information Office at JR Yamagata Station.

Sight Information

Address:

153 Hirashimizu, Yamagata, Yamagata-ken, 990-2401, Japan

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Phone:

023-642–7777

Sight Details:

  • Daily 8:30–5:30

Updated 09/20/2013

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