This Mashiko pottery travel guide is designed to offer ideas for people interested in Mashiko pottery on how to enjoy Mashiko.
This Mashiko pottery travel guide is aimed towards Japanese pottery enthusiast. Activities on this page can be experienced very easily.
Each activity is Free – ¥5,000 per person
There are many shops on the main street of Mashiko (Jyonaizaka street) that sell Mashiko pottery, so make sure to walk around the center of town when you are there. Also, there is a weekend morning market that sells small items at discounted prices as well as the two large pottery fairs a year that attracts tens of thousands of shoppers from Japan and overseas.(Currently the weekend market and pottery fairs are on hold due to COVID)
After learning about Mashiko pottery and making your own, it’s now time to taste the award winning local sake with sake cups made by local Mashiko potters. Head over to Tonoike sake brewery to take an English tour of the brewery and taste their amazing sake.
Local writer: Splitting his time between London and Japan, Angus works closely with local travel companies and local tourism organisations in North of Tokyo (Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma & Saitama prefectures). In addition to promoting tourism, Angus also helps local sake breweries market their SAKE overseas. (Head of NearbyTokyo.com)