Okinawa Tourism Information:HaveFuninNahaCity!Let’sWalkAroundTsuboya&MakishiAreas

Have Fun in Naha City! Let’s Walk Around Tsuboya & Makishi Areas

post : 2018.05.07 19:00

Tsuboya & Makishi areas in Naha City have an atmosphere of Southeast Asian countries, and these are good areas to enjoy walking around. By walking around a public market and quiet Tsuboya area, you can re-discover the attractiveness of Okinawa that cannot be found by taking a car or bus. 

Walk Tsuboya Yachimun Street and Experience the Traditional Craftwork of Okinawa

Tsuboya Pottery Museum and yachimun (pottery) studios are located on Tsuboya Yachimun Street. You can access to this street easily by walking through Heiwa Street near Kokusai Street. You can see greenery after passing through paths, and this area is quiet. Everybody can have a relaxed time here. 

You can see stone walls with ivy, and also spiritual places where are enshrined Gods in this area. And, the atmosphere makes us refreshing feeling. Why don’t you drink tea or coffee at cafes when you get a sweat? Drinks are served with yachimun made by potters in Tsuboya, so you can enjoy drinking it. 

Tsuboya Yachimun Street 
Address: Tsuboya, Naha City
Tel: 098-866-6661 (Tsuboya Yachimun Street Association)

Let’s Try Making Yachimun After Walking in Tsuboya!

There are many studios in Tsuboya, and “Ikutouen” is one of them. It is one of the few studios that offer a workshop to make yachimun, and it has about 300 years of history. A yachimun shop is also located in the same property of studio, and yachimun products with unique pattern and beautiful colors are available here.

Potters will instruct participants how to make a plate on a potter’s wheel or shisa with hands. Participants can join aonther workshop to draw a pattern on an unglazed plate, so you might feel familiarity with yachimun through the workshop. How about joining one of the workshops with your family?

Address: 1-22-33 Tsuboya, Naha City
Tel: 098-866-1635 (Direct line to the studio: 098-863-8611)

Walk Around Makishi Public Market with the Unique Atmosphere! 

After finishing all your plans in Tsuboya, why don’t you go to Makishi Public Market? The market is known as the kitchen of residents in Naha City, and ingredients including colorful fishes, tropical fruits, and others are available here. You can ask the staffs on the 2F to cook the purchased ingredients, so you can eat it as it is still fresh. It is a good experience to eat fresh ingredients at the market. 

Makishi Public Market
Address: 2-10-1 Matsuo, Naha City
Tel: 098-867-3943

These are the spots where you can have fun in Tsuboya & Makishi areas. Everybody can fully enjoy eating, sightseeing, and shopping even in small areas, so how about stopping by these areas on the last day of your vacation?

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