Bizen ware, or "Bizen-yaki," is one of the most famous Japanese traditional potteries. For this lesson, you will have the choice of either using an electric potter's wheel or hand forming your pottery.
• 2 hours
This is the ultimate two-day luxury tour, be prepared for world class Kobe Beef cuisine at a Michelin rated establishment (in Kobe City), enjoy overnight accommodation and luxurious & authentic kaiseki cuisine at a traditional luxury Japanese Ryokan (Inn) with a 1,200 year old onsen (hot spring) in Okayama, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, 4 world famous Castles, 1 incredible Temple, 1 unforgettable Shrine and a scenic drive through 2 stunningly beautiful islands (Shikoku Island & Awaji Island) – all in a 2017 Toyota Alphard tour van.
• 2 days
Discover Kurashiki the traditional way: on a rickshaw. As a shogunate crown colony in the Edo period (1603~1868), Kurashiki enjoyed prosperity by storing goods and products from all over Japan. Alongside the canals are white-wall Japanese style warehouses and traditional Japanese houses with willow trees on the bank. This tour can be customized to your preferred departure time, ending point, and length.
• 2 hours
This ticket grants admission to the Ohara Museum of Art, the first museum in Japan dedicated to western art. In Japan, the museum is a revelation of European and American art, with paintings from the Italian Renaissance to Flemish masters and American artists of the 20th century. Separate wings dedicated to crafts house Japanese potteries, woodcuts, and paintings.
• 1 day