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The heritage of a country and society is based on the history, traditions & practices that exist from the past and continue to be important and these are intertwined into its culture. design is a hallmark of Japanese culture. Whether it be an everyday functional item or one that is purely decorative, Japanese design is elegant, refined and understated. The Japan Artistic Heritage & Culture Tour offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in contemporary and traditional Japanese arts and crafts as we travel around Japan. Join Japan expert, Robert Day, as he travels through Japan to learn more about Japanese artistic heritage while immersed in the wider Japanese culture.

Starting on the island of Kyushu we will visit the historic city of Nagasaki, Takeo Onsen and Arita, the birthpLace of Japanese porcelain. We will then travel to Okayama to visit the Edo Period village of Kurashiki and historic ceramic village of Imbe, home of Bizen ware. The tour will also visit the Art Islands of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima. This tour will tap into the unique art, architecture, food and culture of Japan.

Cost: Contact us for pricing

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We can also offer you a package to extend your stay in Japan. Just ask for details.

** Experiences noted above may change depending on availability.


Ceramics / History / Architecture / Design / Culture


Nagasaki, Arita, Okayama, Imbe, Naoshima, Teshima, Inujuma


29 May - 10 June 2024

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