Pottery Class in Naramachi

  • Program
    3,850 JPY per person
    time period
    Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    Approx. 90 minutes
    9:30am - 11:00am
    1:00pm - 2:30pm
    3:30pm - 5:00pm
    -Please select your desired time.
    Language Japanese,English

Would you like to enjoy Pottery in Naramachi, an old town full of many well-preserved historical building?

Manyo Pottery Studio offers you a quiet environment where you can focus on making pottery.

Enjoy forming clods of cray into whatever object you require.
Discover the fun of making pottery and its resonance!

The teacher studied Kyoto's Kiyomizu pottery and Nara's Akahada pottery, and has been teaching pottery for over 30 years. You will feel his warmth while he teaches you how to make pottery.

You are given 3kg of clay. You can try to make anything you want.
Grab however much you want from your potion, and then form it into a bowl, cup or flower vase by using an electric pottery wheel.
After you are finished, choose your best clay pot.
The teacher takes care of firing it, which takes about 45 days to 60 days. Then it will be shipped to your address.
  • One electric pottery wheel for each customer.

  • Please make whatever you like.

  • After firing your work, we will send it to you.

Program details
Program Pottery Class in Naramachi
Program fee

Per person:3,850 JPY

Available time period

All season program

Required time Approx. 90 minutes
Schedule Meeting / Ending at Manyo Pottery Studio

- Enjoy making your own original pottery with 3kg of clay.
- Please choose one of your best works for firing.
* If you would like to fire more than one piece of pottery, an additional fee of 800 JPY per piece of pottery is required.
- Please choose your favorite color from 5 colors of grazes.
- Firing takes 45 – 60 days.

-After firing is completed, the pottery will be sent to your home.
-Please pay shipping fees by cash on the spot.
* Estimated shipping fees: Asia: 2,050 JPY; USA: 2,750 JPY; Europe: 3,200 JPY
(Depends on actual size, weight and region)
* Shipment is not available for certain countries.
Requirements for participation * Minimum : 1 participant
* Maximum : 10 participants
* Children : 13 years old and over who are accompanied with adult.
Things to bring / required items - Please be advised that your clothes may get dirty by clay, so come in clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting dirty.
* We recommend you to wear pants.
* A disposable apron is available with a charge.
Included in this fee - 3kg of clay per person
- Necessary equipment (Electric pottery wheel)
- Firing fee for one clay pot
Not included in fees - Additional firing fee
- Shipping fee
- Personal expenses
Meeting location Manyo Pottery Studio
Meeting location Detail 21 Jurinin-cho, Nara-city, Nara

- From Kintetsu Nara station: 20 minutes on foot
- From JR Nara station: 25 minutes on foot
- Parking lots for 2 cars are available
Address of meeting location 21 Jurinin-cho, Nara-city, Nara-prefecture

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Payment method Credit card or cash, PayPay, ALIPAY, Airpay on the spot
Language Japanese,English

Simple English


On the day : 50% of the program fee
No show : 100% of the program fee

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  • Manyo Pottery Studio

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    Greatly popular! Easy electric pottery wheel course for beginner.

    Company information

    Company:Manyo Pottery Studio
    Address:21 Jyuurinin, Nara city Nara-city Nara-prefecture

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