Make your own unique pottery creations as a useful souvenir of your trip to Japan. Using hand-forming, potter's wheels or other techniques, watch as your cups, bowls and plates take shape. Try special local styles, like creating shisa lions in Okinawa, or paint pre-made ceramics to match your home. Perfect for crafty guests or those traveling with kids.
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  1. Learn hand forming techniques and make a mug, rice bowl, or plate! Just a stone's throw from one of Kyoto's most famous temples, take a creative break from sightseeing.
    English Available

    From USD24.09

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Shape clay into elegant Kyoto style pottery on a potter's wheel in an English classroom. The centuries long traditions of Kyoto are waiting for you.
    English Available

    From USD25.32

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  3. Choose from among 10 types of unglazed earthen ware, such as Japanese tea cups, mugs, rice bowls and more! Have fun painting with 2 or 5 colors, and see how the colors change after firing!

    From USD10.25

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Spend a relaxing session at a cafe making an original piece of ceramic to use at home. Then treat yourself to an afternoon session with coffee, green tea or lunch after a day of work.

    From USD59.33

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Experience working with clay and ceramics to make perfect gifts for a special someone or occasion. Get creative and have experienced instructors assist you to form your piece.

    From USD44.95

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Express your creativity and make a unique souvenir in Uji! Use iron pigment to paint on earthenware, to make a lovely rustic dish, bowl or cup.

    From USD29.13

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  7. Try using an electric potter's wheel, and watch as your creation takes shape! Beginners are always welcome, come learn the basics of pottery in Uji.

    From USD33.98

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. Hand-form your pottery creations, and enjoy molding the clay to create a special souvenir of Uji. Appropriate for children and beginners!

    From USD29.13

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Create your own special souvenir of Kyoto during this pottery class. Using 1 kg of clay, you can create your own unique ceramic vessels!

    USD34.61

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Try your hand at making the famous local Kiyomizuyaki pottery at Zuikogama, which has been creating high quality pottery in Kyoto since 1771.
    English Available

    From USD28.16

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)

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