Pottery in a Contemporary Workshop Facing The Seto Sea

From JPY ¥7,300.00
  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Mihara, Hiroshima
  • Product code: EN-HSM-4043-40430


Experience making pottery with a Japanese pottery artist from Mihara-city, Hiroshima while enjoying beautiful views of the Setouchi Islands. You will no doubt gain inspiration from the wonderful landscape around you. Come make your own, one-of-a-kind pottery as a souvenir or a gift for a loved one!


  • Make a traditional Japanese-style pottery (cup, small plate, etc...).
  • Our instructor studied in America, so English guidance is available.
  • The famous Mount Fudekage is located just in front of our factory.
  • You can enjoy wonderful ocean-front views of the world-famous Setouchi Islands.
  • Make your experience special by not only learning pottery, but with interacting and chatting with the locals!


Arrival →Pottery→End


The Setouchi Islands are now world-famous, ranking 7th in the New York Times' ”Top Japan Travel Destinations for 2019." At this factory, surrounded by beautiful the landscape of Setouchi Islands, enjoy a pottery experience like no other. With instruction from a local pottery artist from Mihara-city, you will make traditional Japanese-style tableware, such as cups or small plates. Your instructor will support you in making your own original pottery and will also teach you how to express Setouchi Island's nature through your work. There is a kids area in this factory, and we also offer tour options(free) that are very easy for small kids to participate in, such as decorating with stamps, so adults and small children may join in on the fun! You will discover the result of your work one or two months after, sent directly to your house after drying and firing.


  • Time:2 hours
  • Meeting point:Pottery Factory "Pole Pole" [MAP]
    Sunaminishi 1-5-25, Mihara-city, Hiroshima, 723-0032
  • Access:
    Only 1 hour from Hiroshima station!
    Hiroshima Station→(30 min by bullet train)→Mihara Station→(8 min by taking Kure Line)→Sunami Station→(20 min walk, 5 min by taxi)

  • Minimum number of participants:2 people
  • Language support:English
  • Included:
    ・Instruction fee
    ・Tools fee
    ・Material fee
    ・Delivery fee(Shipping to abroad is available.)
  • Excluded:
    ・Insurance for shipping
  • Free Wi-Fi:Yes
  • Toilet:Yes (Western-style)
  • Other things to note:
    We don't have an accessible toilet for wheelchair users. 
    ・In very rare instances, the pottery may crack while being fired in the kiln. 
    We cannot guarantee that your pottery will not be damaged upon delivery.


・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.