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Tsuboya Pottery Museum

1-9-32 Tsuboya, Naha 902-0065, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-862-3761
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Unique street and peaceful palce

A nice place to walk around, some house was make with the pottery all over the house from ceciling... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Tourer6797
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Singapore, Singapore
nice cosy museum

for those who want to go beyond shopping at various shops but want to find out more about history... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Zingwalker
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Singapore, Singapore
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1-9-32 Tsuboya, Naha 902-0065, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A nice place to walk around, some house was make with the pottery all over the house from ceciling to floor, all shop selling there own design, peaceful place to enjoy

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

for those who want to go beyond shopping at various shops but want to find out more about history of pottery in Okinawa, this is the place

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a lovely quaint street with a museum at the beginning. Not far from International street. You can buy all sorts of pottery here including the famous Okinawan Shisa Dogs. You will see them in abundance in Okinawa and especially along Pottery Street and...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It's a small museum but interesting to learn about Okinawan pottery. Learn the difference between ara-yachi and Jo-yachi. The former includes water jars and other large items coated with mud, while the latter consists of everyday crockery, such as bowls and plates. You even get...More

Thank NinaAsia
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Travel to this lovely museum and you'll be in the midst of tiny pottery studios and shops. The museum is fairly inexpensive to get into, most of the displays are entirely in Japanese. There is an English brochure and some history of the area in...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The museum will only take a half hour or so but it goes through the history of the making of the different kinds of pottery produced in Okinawa.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Just next to my Hyatt hotel so very convenient . It's a small museum with 3 floors that attempts to tell pottery history , especially for the Okinawa region . Got the English audio guide and it helps as all the signs next to the...More

Thank bcheong
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

But after getting better directions to the monorial..found out that it really should not have been that hard to find..on the way back to the Monorail, there was a tourist office and I went in to ask how to find the Garden..Anyway, the museum gave...More

Thank Marta E
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We presented our university student cards and received discounted entry. The history of pottery in the local area was very interesting, and the museum exhibits are beautifully presented and describe the local customs and history as well as the story of the local pottery. It...More

Thank Fran_from_Frankston
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Within Naha, there is a place where pottery has been fired for centuries. It is called Tsuboya. This museum shed light on its history and craftsmanship.

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