Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity

Curious about the ancient art of Onigawara and Echizen tiles? Step into an immersive experience that unveils the secrets behind these traditional Japanese crafts.

But what makes these activities so special, and how can they enrich your understanding of Japanese culture? Discover the answers as we unravel the intricacies of this unique venture.

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Just The Basics

Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity - Just The Basics

  • Hands-on Onigawara tile creation workshop
  • Learn traditional tile-making techniques
  • Personalized tile-making experience
  • Cultural immersion with local artisans

Activity Overview

Offering a hands-on experience in creating traditional Onigawara tiles, the Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity by Fukui Tour promises a unique culture starting at just $87.86.

Participants get to dive into a hands-on workshop where they learn the art of making these iconic tiles, gaining insight into the cultural significance behind each piece. This activity provides a fantastic opportunity to get creative, connect with local traditions, and craft something memorable to take back home.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned artist, this workshop caters to all skill levels, making it a fun and engaging experience for everyone involved. Don’t miss out on this chance to explore a truly authentic cultural experience through this hands-on workshop.


Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity - Inclusions

The activity includes clay and machinery for making Onigawara tiles, as well as fees for shipping your own Onigawara overseas at an approximate cost of $30 per person.

Participants can get hands-on with clay molding and experience the traditional art of creating these unique tiles.

The inclusion of shipping fees makes it convenient for you to take your masterpiece home with you. This practical addition means you won’t have to worry about how to transport your creation.

For just $30, you can have your Onigawara safely shipped to your desired location. It’s a budget-friendly way to enjoy the activity without the hassle of figuring out logistics.

Meeting and Pickup Details

Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity - Meeting and Pickup Details

To join the Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity operated by Fukui Tour, head to the meeting point at Echizen Seramika located at 5-12 Ikenokamichō, Echizen, Fukui 915-0873, Japan.

When preparing for this exciting experience, keep the following in mind:

  1. Transportation Options: Participants are responsible for their transportation to Echizen Seramika. Consider car rental, local bus services, or taxi options.

  2. Group Size Restrictions: Ensure your group meets the specified size requirements for this activity.

  3. Local Cuisine: After the activity, explore local eateries for delicious Fukui cuisine.

  4. Souvenir Shopping: Don’t forget to browse nearby shops for unique souvenirs to remember your time in Echizen.


Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the hands-on process of creating your own Onigawara tiles during this unique activity in Echizen! When participating in this experience, you can expect an immersive culture and some exciting highlights.

Experience Highlights Cultural Immersion
Learn traditional tile-making techniques Engage with local artisans
Create your personalized Onigawara tile Enjoy Japanese craftsmanship
Enjoy a private group activity Get a taste of authentic Japanese artistry

This activity promises not just a fun time but also a deep dive into the rich artistic heritage of Echizen. So, get ready to unleash your creativity and soak in the local culture while crafting your unique Onigawara tile!

Cancellation Policy

Upon booking this Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity, please note that it’s non-refundable, with no cancellations or amendments permitted. It’s crucial to consider the following points:

  1. Refund eligibility: The activity is non-refundable, so ensure your plans are firm before booking.

  2. Weather conditions: The experience is weather-dependent; consider travel insurance for unforeseen weather issues.

  3. Travel insurance: It’s recommended to have travel insurance to cover any unexpected cancellations.

  4. Booking flexibility: Due to the non-refundable nature of the activity, booking flexibility is essential for any changes in your plans.

Onigawara Making Process

The first step in creating your own Onigawara tile is to prepare the clay mixture. Once the clay is ready, it’s time for the fun part – clay molding! This is where your creativity can shine as you shape the clay into the desired design for your Onigawara. After molding, the tiles go through the firing process, where they are heated at high temperatures to strengthen and solidify them. This crucial step ensures that your Onigawara will be durable and long-lasting.

Onigawara Making Process
1. Prepare Clay Mixture
2. Clay Molding
3. Firing Process

Location and Directions

To find Echizen Seramika for the Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity, head to 5-12 Ikenokamichō, Echizen, Fukui 915-0873, Japan where the staff will be waiting with name tags labeled ‘Staff’.

  1. Location Details:

    • Address: 5-12 Ikenokamichō, Echizen, Fukui 915-0873, Japan.
    • Look for name tags labeled ‘Staff’ to identify the activity meeting point.
  2. Transportation Options:

    • Public Transport: Take a train or bus to the Echizen area, followed by a short walk to the location.
    • Driving: Rental cars are available in the area, providing flexibility for travelers.

Upon reaching Echizen Seramika, visitors can easily spot the staff and start their Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity. The location is conveniently situated for various transportation options, ensuring easy access for participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Recommended Attire for the Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity?

For the onigawara and echizen tiles activity, the recommended attire is casual and comfortable. It’s essential to wear comfortable shoes as you will be on their feet for an extended period.

Are There Any Age Restrictions for Participating in the Onigawara Making Process?

Age restrictions are not specified for the onigawara making process. Participants should wear comfortable clothing suitable for crafting. The activity is practical for most individuals; however, infants must be held during the experience.

Can Participants Keep the Onigawara They Make During the Activity?

Participants can keep the Onigawara souvenirs they craft during the activity. This tile-making experience offers a chance to take home keepsake treasures and craft lasting memories. It’s a fun and memorable way to create unique mementos.

Is There a Restroom Available at the Echizen Seramika Meeting Point?

Yes, there’s a restroom at the Echizen Seramika meeting point. Staff are identifiable by ‘Staff’ name tags. The activity isn’t wheelchair accessible. Most travelers can join, and infants must sit on laps.

Are There Any Nearby Dining Options for Participants to Grab a Meal Before or After the Activity?

Local restaurants, nearby cafes, takeout options, and food trucks are available for participants near the meeting point. They can grab a meal before or after the activity. It’s convenient, practical, and budget-friendly.

Final Words

The Onigawara and Echizen Tiles Activity by Fukui Tour offers a unique and hands-on experience into the world of Japanese craftsmanship.

With all materials provided and a private tour for your group, participants can expect a fun and educational time creating their own clay tiles.

Remember to check the weather for optimal experience and be prepared for an unforgettable journey into the art of Onigawara and Echizen Tiles.