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Finding a Favorite Yachimun! - Pottery Village Walking Tour

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Yachimun, Okinawan traditional pottery, is well-known for its coexistence of colorful design and naive texture. Many top chefs in Japan use Yachimun dishes because they boost the allure of the cuisine without over-decoration and increase customers' appetites. The best way to find your favorite Yachimun is to visit as many studios with a guide-interpreter as possible and talk to the artists or shop staff at Yachimun no sato, or Yachimun pottery village, at Yomitan!

Okinawa Main Island Tour Guide - Harry M.
Harry M.
5.00 / 5
(8 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Partking lot of Yachimun no sato or Oyashi iriguchi bus stop

09:00 AM

Partking lot of Yachimun no sato or Oyashi iriguchi bus stop

Meeting and a brief explanation.

Map (Oyashi iriguchi bus stop) → https://goo.gl/maps/ijbNz1sYFD1PgYcG8
09:10 AM

Start visiting Yachimun studios, galleries, and shops

Walk around the village and visit Yachimun studios, galleries, and shops. Also, see a giant climbing kiln. There are 19 studios in total in the village. It is up to you whether to visit all of them or concentrate on a smaller number of studios and spend a longer time.

11:00 AM

Partking lot of Yachimun no sato or Oyashi iriguchi bus stop

End of the tour

Ending Point

Partking lot of Yachimun no sato or Oyashi iriguchi bus stop

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Tour Important Information

It is hard for non-Japanese speakers to ask questions when shopping. Also, there is no explanatory sign about the history and features of Yachimun over there (even in Japanese.) With a knowledgeable guide-interpreter, the problems are solved!

- Many shops do not accept credit card. It would be better to have Japanese yen as cash.

- There are many hills in Yachimun Pottery Village. Please wear conformable shoes to walk.

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Okinawa Main Island Tour Reviews

Fantastic tour with Harry!

I had a one day tour with Harry on a very hot and humid day. Harry was so kind and thoughtful and adjusted the schedule to accommodate the heat on the spot. He was very knowledgeable about the history and cultural relevance of all the places we went to. I learned so much about Okinawa's history just in one day and as someone who practices and teaches history for a living, I really appreciated the time and care that Harry takes in creating a meaningful experience. I was in Okinawa to conduct research and Harry even had suggestions for me that proved to be very helpful. I can't recommend Harry enough and when I return, am looking forward to another tour with him. Please do yourself a favor and book your tour with Harry! Thank you so much, Harry!

Christen S.

Thank you very much for your review, Christine-san. It was definitely a hot and humid day so we could feel the effectiveness of Okinawan-style "Zenzai!" I hope your research in Okinawa went well and you could acquire enough information to write your book. If there is something I can help with your project from here in Okinawa, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am looking forward to seeing you again!

A fantastic guide and a delightful young man

If you are looking for somebody who can help you understand the rich culture, history and ecology of Okinawa, then you need look no further than Harry. Harry is fluent in English, knowledgeable and willing to discuss openly the issues faced by the citizens of Okinawa since the end of WW2. My original trip had to be modified as the day progressed because of the weather but the outcome was still enjoyable and so interesting. I thoroughly recommend Harry.

Roy L.

Although there was an unexpected closure of Nakagusuku Castle due to weather conditions, your strong curiosity and keen insight made the modified tour very "edutaining". Thank you very much! I hope our tour helped you understand the next day's tour of the Battle of Okinawa deeper! Next time you come to Okinawa, please let me introduce you to Nakagusuku Castle and Katsuren Castle!

Cannot imagine a better guide to Okinawa

My tour with Harry was one of the best things I've experienced in Okinawa, and this is my sixth visit (I practice Okinawan karate). He is knowledgeable, articulate (excellent English!) and personable, He is a trained teacher, and it really shows in his fluent ability to help someone understand the subtleties of Okinawan culture and traditions. I recommend him without reservation. I hope to return next year with my wife, and I will book him in advance to make sure my trip is a success and I can continue to learn about and enjoy this beautiful place and its people.

Doug A.

I’m really grateful and appreciate you taking the time to post your review! As a Karate lover as same as you, I learned a lot with you and from you by exploring Okinawa together. I am looking forward to seeing you and your wife again next year! Please have a wonderful rest of your stay in Okinawa! Harry

$82/ per group

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