Art & Design
Arita Porcelain Park 有田ポーセリンパーク
Enjoy sake and tales of ceramics at a traditional German village in Japan
Arita Porcelain Park is one of the most fascinating sites in Kyushu . Designed in the style of a traditional German village, it features a massive reproduction of the Zwinger, a palace in Dresden. The major focus is on porcelain, Arita's signature product.
This might sound like a peculiar combination, but you will learn how Arita influenced the history of Europe.
There is a souvenir shop where you can taste and buy sake
You can experience pottery making at the Arita pottery studio
A 1.82-meter vase that was on display at the 1873 World Exposition in Vienna is here
How to Get There
You can get to the park by train and then private car or taxi.
Arita Porcelain Park is a seven-minute drive by car or taxi from Arita Station.
The porcelain that inspired European ceramics
It is well known that Arita porcelain had an immense influence on European styles. Inside the palace, you can see an extensive collection of Arita ware.
A leisurely stroll in a European garden
The park has a pottery kiln, European-style garden, sake brewery, and restaurants. There's also a shop selling gifts.
A stop at Arita Porcelain Park will be memorable and worthwhile.
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