Travel to Mashiko, a famous pottery town tucked away in the hills of Tochigi Prefecture.
Shop for a variety of pottery styles, including the town’s own unique glaze. For true ceramics aficionados, this tour also includes an optional visit to the Shoji Hamada Memorial Mashiko Sankokan Museum, which hosts a collection of exemplary pottery as well as the famed folk artist's workshop-cum-preserved exhibit.
Whether you're an art lover or just appreciate beauty when you see it, this tour offers a great chance to get a head start on holiday shopping.
Can't wait to explore the best Mashiko has to offer? On October 2, browse the best produce, snacks, apparel and ceramics the rural region has to offer at an exclusive sale.
Dec 1Children's Library | Free
Dec 4Beate Sirota Gordon and Haru Reischauer classrooms | Price: see details