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.
- Tradition & History
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)