Explore southeastern Gifu’s 1,300-year-old tradition of Mino Ware

Located in southeastern Gifu is the city of Toki, during Japan’s Momoyama period (1568-1600) the area was one of the country’s largest pottery/ceramic ware production area. The Oribe no Sato Park features the remains of the Motoyashiki Kiln, a Nationally Designated Historic Site whose remains are the oldest of its kind to be discovered in this historical pottery area.

Get a close-up experience of Momoyama-period Mino Ware by walking, seeing, and actually touching the park’s various features and exhibits. In addition to the Motoyashiki Kiln, visitors will find reconstructions of Momoyama-period kilns, various facilities where they can rest or actually try their hand at pottery, and beautiful green fields, flower beds, and bamboo-covered hillsides.

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Basic Information


1246-1 Kujiri, Izumi-cho, Toki-shi, Gifu


13-min walk from Toki-shi Station on the JR Central Chuo Main Line


Free (Pottery experience is available for an additional cost)

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