Experience facilities of arts and crafts

City of Crafts and Folk Art

UNESCO appointed Kanazawa to the Creative Cities Network in June 2009. UNESCO launched the Network to promote the international cooperation and exchange of each city in the world that develops creative and cultural industries. The Network has seven categories, i.e., Cities of Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Music, and Media Arts, and Kanazawa was appointed UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art.

Craft Tourism

Traditional craft techniques have been handed down since the feudal age, and creative activities are flourishing in Kanazawa. The city's craft tourism include visits to traditional craft workshops and creating your own craft. We recommend that you try out Kanazawa's traditional arts and crafts during your stay in Kanazawa.

Kanazawa Kutani Porcelain

Kanazawa Kutani Shineido

  • Open:9:00 -17:00, (Winter season until 16:30)
  • Closed:Closed-days vary.
  • Address:1-2-6, No-machi
  • Tel:076-244-6221
  • Price:Porcelain painting (60min.), from ¥420, Delivery charge is separate

Kanazawa Kutani Porcelain

Kutani Kosen-gama

  • Open:9:00 - 17:00, (Dec.30 to Jan.3 10:00 - 15:00)
  • Closed:Jan.1
  • Address:5-3-3, No-machi
  • Tel:076-241-0902
  • Price:Porcelain painting (30 - 60min.), from ¥1,300 to ¥5,400, Delivery charge is separate

Kanazawa Kutani Porcelain

Nomura Uendo

  • Open:9:00 - 18:00
  • Closed:Thursdays
  • Address:2-3, Kenroku-machi
  • Tel:076-231-5234
  • Price:Porcelain painting (30 - 60min.), from ¥1,050, Delivery charge is separate

Kanazawa Kutani Porcelain

Hokuto

  • Open:10:00 - 20:00
  • Closed:Sundays and National holidays
  • Address:3-2-1, Honda-machi
  • Tel:076-222-0077
  • Price:Ceramic art (120min.), ¥5,000 + Calcination expenses (Teacup from ¥1,000)

Kanazawa Kutani Porcelain

Lucizan Ceramic Factory

  • Open:12:00 - 22:00
  • Closed:Open all year round
  • Address:2-6-5, Naga-machi
  • Tel:076-231-4756
  • Price:Porcelain painting (90min.), ¥2,000 ●Potter's wheel (90min.) ¥3,000 Delivery charge is separate *The finished product will be ready in a month and a half.