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Tokoname

Travel Information

Tokoname (常滑) is a town of the history and pottery located in Chita Peninsula, Aichi Prefecture. It is near by Centrair Airport. Its history of the pottery has over 1000 years and considered as one of the 6 major pottery towns in Japan. There are many unique pottery studios that you can find great ceramics and pottery dishes and cups. Also, it has many old ovens that have a nice traditional scenery of Tokoname.

Tourist Info.
There is parking at Visitor's center.
There are many restrooms.

Access
0. at Otagawa Station.
1. use Meitetsu Tokoname Line to Tokoname Station.
2. walk.


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Map around Tokoname

Detailed Travel Guide

Tokoname
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Tokoname is the pottery town located in western Chita Peninsula, Aichi Prefecture. There are over 20 pottery studios located in the small hills. This is a strolling trail that you can enjoy the town of pottery with many old brick ovens.

The Statue of Tokonyan
... is the huge good luck cat that is a symbol of Tokoname.

Kaisendonya Seta House
... is one of the traditional houses located in Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture. Tokoname is known as the town of ship trading, and this house is the one of the great shipowners houses. It was constructed around 1850. It has many features of Edo Style Houses.