It takes 30 minutes from Osaka city to Tondabayashi station by Kintetsu railways. A 10-minutes walk will take you to the historic town.
|【Tourist guide to Jinaimachi town, Tondabayashi, a historic district and heritage site of Japan, Pottery Workshop Asuka】
|The pottery workshop is located at the south edge of the Jyounomonsuji street or Jinaimachi historic district area. A slope of the river terrace nearby the workshop leads down to the Ishikawa river in 10 minutes.The shop is located at the tip of the hill and you can look at a surface of the Ishikawa river and Nijo, Katsuragi, Kongo mountain ranges. The workshop of the calm atmosphere stands in good harmony with the townscape of the circumference, in the case of walking around the Jinaimachi historic district, I suggest you to drop in here by all means. In a 2-minute walk, there is a stone post where used to be the entrance (Kouda slope) of the town along the old Higashikoya highway. The stone post looked out for fire to travelers while they passed through the town.
An old townhouse was retrofitted to the workshop.
The 100 masterpieces of elaborate handicrafts with discerning gem are being displayed. Each combination of a pattern and a hue pleases eyes.
You can take a rest during the walking and can enjoy coffee here.
|【Tourist guide to Jinaimachi town, Tondabayashi, a historic district and heritage site of Japan, Shops and Restaurants】
|Jinaimachi Town Sightseeing Map（English)
|Jinaimachi Town Sightseeing Map（Chinese）
|Jinaimachi Town Sightseeing Map（Korean）
Pottery Workshop Asuka
The exterior look of the ceramic pottery art workshop is well fitted to the townscape of the historic district. The ceramic art classroom is open, too. An old private house was retrofitted to the store and opened in April, 2001. The naming of the shop may remind us of ancient times of Asuka when new technology was brought from overseas to Japan as well as of the area where ancient capital of the country was there in the 7th century.
The 1st to the 15th day (the first half ) of each month is opened and the second half of the month is closed. 11:00-17:00
Please inquire about the information on opening days of the store beforehand.
Located along Jyounomosuji street. About 15 minutes' walk from Tondabayashi station.
16-19, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, 584-0033, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Town Community Center)Address
9-29, Tondabayashi-cho, Tondabayashi city, Osaka, 584-0033, Japan
open 10a.m. until 5 p.m.
closed on Monday
Road width is very narrow in Jinaimachi town. If traveling by car, please use Tondabayashi Municipal east parking newly opened in February 2014 (Toll parking).
You can park the minibus for groups and passenger cars for general use.
Only one parking lot available for minibus, you must book it in advance
with Tondabayashi City Hall. A 15-minute walk to the Jinaimachi Visitor
Center and 5 minute walk up to the former Sugiyama family house, an important
national cultural property.
You will note that you will contact Tondabayashi Municipality Office for
a parking lot of large tourist bus for groups. Thank you in advance for
your kind cooperation.
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