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Ryukyu Glass Village

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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make your own glass

This is a bit touristy but hey, your a tourist right? We took the time to blow our own glasses and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
samantha d
The shop is like a museum, everything is so beautiful

Ryukyu Glass Village has a working area where glass blowers make Okinawa glass items. It was... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Yokohama, Japan
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Ryukyu Glass Village is one of the largest glass factories in Okinawa, established in 1985. Our glassware is 100% handmade with vivid colors and various shapes like picturing the nature of Okinawa, specializing in blown & cased glass, created by...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
169 Fukuji, Itoman 901-0345, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-997-4784
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Reviewed today

My friend and I made a trip to this place with the expectation that we would actually be able to make our own glass however we wanted, but instead we were told we could pick only one out of three defined styles to "make" for...More

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a bit touristy but hey, your a tourist right? We took the time to blow our own glasses and it was fun. the finished product was sent to you and now we have a nice memory of our time in Okinawa. They aren't...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Ryukyu Glass Village has a working area where glass blowers make Okinawa glass items. It was fascinating to watch the process. They offer workshops in glass craft. And there are two shops, with a range of items, of course many lovely Okinawa glass items made...More

Thank Ms_Yokohama2014
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice stop of you're already on the South side of the island. There are some gorgeous pieces here and it's interesting to watch the glass blowers. There is also a discount warehouse where you can get a lot of prices cheaper than...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Generally this was a waste of time and appears to be a tourist trap. I assume there are other glass factories on the island and if recommend you find those instead. There was a better variety of glass for purchase at the airport.

Thank Worldwidelunas
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went there to look at some of their glass products. They do have classes where you can prebook to make your own glass but the website said to pick up in 3 days, so we didn't bother. We looked around trying...More

Thank Katharine S
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This was by far our favorite stop during our Okinawa trip! Watching the glass blowing was incredible, and I would have loved to try it myself (but we had two small children with us, so it wasn't possible). The shop is filled with amazing works...More

Thank krickett904
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went and we were not disappointed. The drive on the way there was great and easy. There are plenty of parking available for free. There is also Blue Seal ice cream if you love ice cream. You can pay and make your own glassware....More

Thank ellycmc7
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd to the last itinerary of our tour - we were treated to the actual glass blowing skills of the masters. Very impressive to see how they create works of art!

Thank albert c
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

At the Ryukyu Glass Village it is possible to see glassmaking in action right before your eyes. For those from big cities, this is definitely a unique experience that is normally only seen on television. You are even able to try glass blowing yourself! Additionally,...More

Thank Kenny C
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