Top things to do

Top Choice Village in Imari

Ōkawachiyama

The area's renowned pottery kilns are concentrated in photogenic Ōkawachiyama, a 15-minute bus ride from the station. Around 30 workshops and public galleries make for a lovely ramble uphill alongside streams, cafes…
Museum in Imari

Imari City Ceramic Merchant's Museum

In Imari town near the river, this museum houses some priceless pieces of Koimari (as old Imari ware is known) from the 18th and 19th centuries, inside the handsomely preserved home of a merchant family.
Tempura in Imari

Kippō

A few hundred metres from the Imari Station area, this family-run place serves up super-fresh tempura, some on Imari-ware dishes. No English is spoken, so just say 'setto o kudasai' (set menu please).