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Ochawan Kiln Street

Travel Guide - Ochawan Kiln Street


Karatsu-yaki ware is known as one of the top three tea sets in Japan, along with Raku-yaki ware in Kyoto and Hagi-yaki ware in Yamaguchi, and have been used regularly by tea masters.
Ochawan Kiln Street is paved with pottery plates of Karatsu-yaki ware and many pottery makers, including the potter who is designated as a Living National Treasure, are gathered on the street. Old climbing kilns can also be seen off the street.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Karatsu Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Motoishimachi, Karatsu-shi, Saga, 847-0064


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