ASAHIYAKI 423 Exhibition at Koshoji Temple Uji Kyoto 4/26-5/14
ASAHIYAKI 423 Exhibition
Asahiyaki, started firing from 1600.
Natural feature and culture, birth from the Asahi Mountain.
Asahiyaki, a pottery that has been producing ceramics for approximately 400 years in Uji, Kyoto, famous for Japanese tea production area, will hold "ASAHIYAKI 423 Exhibition", which offers a futuristic experience of the roots of Asahiyaki pottery through VR goggles. Thereby we hope to provide an opportunity to connect Uji's tea culture to the next generation.
The exhibition will be held at Kosoji Temple, the first Soto Zen Buddhist center in Uji, which has been closely relationship with tea culture and Asahiyaki, and will display successive generations of Asahiyaki works.
Dates ː Wednesday, April 26 ~ Sunday, May 14, 2023
※Open daily during the period
(until 20:30 during May 3 to May 7)
Venue: Koseiji Temple (27-1 Uji Yamada, Uji-city, Kyoto 6110021)
Ticket: JPY1800 (including Koseiji entrance fee)
※Admission Free for high school students and below
Organised by: Asahiyaki Co Ltd
Cooperation: Kosoji Temple / West Japan Railway Company
Supported by: Uji City / Uji City Tourism Association