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Kyoto Pottery Class

My 8 year daughter and I did the spinning wheel pottery class. It was relatively easy for her being... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
damochambo
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Wollongong, Australia
Excellent experience

I took the potter's wheel workshop at Asahiyaki. The experience was excellent, I'm extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
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3 Aug 2018
“Kyoto Pottery Class”
3 May 2017
“Excellent experience”
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Now shop is under construction, but it is open. Pottery class is also open normally. A new shop is scheduled to be opened on July 15 (Saturday) at about 50m downstream. Asahi pottery shop and gallery Uji 's tea ceremonial asahi pottery. Opening kiln...more
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11 Yamada Uji, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I love making pottery, and being in the Kyoto district, I had to go on a clay throwing class. Asahiyaki is 400yrs old and sits along a river in the quiet uji. The tutor was amazing, teaching us with care in the 2.5hr class of...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! magt580, Thank you for the nice report from you! It also conveyed the wonderful environment of Asahi-yaki. We are happy, you felt that you had enough experiences. We are pleased to support you I wish for you to visit again.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

My 8 year daughter and I did the spinning wheel pottery class. It was relatively easy for her being a creative person though I found it a little more challenging, though still lots of fun. Seeing the finished products return home was brilliant - probably...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for a wonderful message. I am very pleased to hear from you. I thought it was very nice to see the instagram photos and videos. Thanks for coming. Please come again. Yoshida

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I took the potter's wheel workshop at Asahiyaki. The experience was excellent, I'm extremely grateful for both the workshop and the possibility of being in a place with such a tradition and impressive infrastructure.More

1  Thank Natalia N
asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hello, Natalia I am very happy to receive mail from you! Sorry for the late reply. Your work will be delivered a little more. I am very happy if you add it to the collection of nice works you make. I am looking forward to...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I did a workshop here and made 2 tea bowls with a pottery wheel first time in my life! It was difficult but really lots of fun, with the guidance of the friendly teacher. They had prepared a big batch of Uji clay for me....More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

I really appreciate your comments. Many thanks. It is a lot of fun for us while your experiencing time. I am studying about explaining in English, but I'm happy if you were satisfied with our English explanation. we are looking forward to meeting you again....More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Yuka-san speaks fluent English and was really patient with us, as we are inexperienced and have clumsy hands. It was really a good experience to learn how Japanese Pottery is done. We can make and purchase our own "master piece", but will take a while...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful comments ! That is my pleasure. The day of the experience I spent with you, I am also an unforgettable day. Of course you guys, To communicate with many people and make them have a more enjoyable experience, I will...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

The location is really convenient on the outskirts of Kyoto, in Uni, next to the Byōdō-in. The staff is really friendly and patient and speaks English, which was the perfect recipe for our first attempt at creating a shape from a slab of (local) clay....More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your heartfelt message! You represented the color of Asahi-yaki very nicely. It is my pleasure. I am looking forward to seeing you again. I wish you a wonderful experience of traveling always. Best regards.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I found this studio and wanted a unique experience in Japan. It's a lovely quiet pottery studio that has a lovely owner. She showed me her wares and when I told her I wanted to make my own pottery as a momento, she accommodated me...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! citycontacts, Thank you for the wonderful report from you! I feel happy, that you remember Japan's trip. It is my pleasure that I supported when you made KAKE-HANA. I still remember of you. If you come back to Japan, I wish to see you...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

I love making pottery, and being in the Kyoto district, I had to go on a clay throwing class. Asahiyaki is 400yrs old and sits along a river in the quiet uji. The tutor was amazing, teaching us with care in the 2.5hr class of...More

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1  Thank magt580
asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! magt580, Thank you for the nice report from you! It also conveyed the wonderful environment of Asahi-yaki. We are happy, you felt that you had enough experiences. We are pleased to support you I wish for you to visit again.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

I offered this class for her birthday last summer and it was a lot of fun! We had time to discover how to make a tea bowl, played with the clay and tried other shapes and it ended by having a memories of it every...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! emilien_freund, Thank you for the wonderful report from you! We are pleased that we were able to support experiences on your birthday memorial day. I am happy to know that you had a wonderful day. If I meet you again, I will be very...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

The instructor is friendly and patient given that we are all trying pottery for the first time. The place is also easy to travel there.

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! ohuiping, Thank you for your report! I am very honored to support your first experience of you and your friend. I was relieved that the work was safely delivered to you. I'm happy if I meet you again. Thank you!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

I spent one day at the Studio and it was TERRIFIC. English is not spoken that well but 'throwing' clay does not need an English speaker. I loved what I made. The Studio sent my two tea cups/with handles to NY and it was packed...More

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asahisakuto, お客様担当マネージャー at Asahiyaki, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi! georgia1124, Thank you for your report! I practiced more English, and I want to spend more excitement with you. It is my pleasure that you thought it was beautifully burned. I am looking forward to seeing you again. thank you!

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