Visit one of the largest ceramics festivals in Japan and find your favorite piece of Minoyaki ware
Tajimi City is situated in the Higashi Mino region, which is historically famous as the biggest production area of ceramics known as Minoyaki ware. Excellent traditional skills have passed down for over 1300 years, and in Tajimi you can admire traditional Mino-Momoyama ceramics, such as Oribe, Setoguro, Kizeto and Shino, as well as the modern masters’ works. The Tajimi Ceramics Festival, which is held in April throughout the city, draws flocks of visitors every year, who come to enjoy shopping a wide variety of Minoyaki ware at very reasonable prices. The city is also home to many museums and galleries of Minoyaki ware, where you can learn its deep history and culture. Tajimi City is located just between Tokyo and Osaka and is easily accessible from Nagoya, only 35 minutes by JR train.