Make a Jomon Period "Dogu" Figurine
The mysterious "dogu" figurines can be happy, sad, or powerful. You choose!
All year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)
Number of Participants
【Notice】Currently this experience program is offered by reservation only. For the program dates and details, please check the following website (in Japanese). http://www.sendai-c.ed.jp/~bunkazai/~jyoumon/wakuwaku/index.html#cat03
Make a “dogu” figurine with clay (uses 250g of clay). Create parts such as the body, head, and limbs, paste them together, and then draw in the patterns to finish. After drying for about 1 to 2 months, it is completed by kiln baking.
After drying for about 1 to 2 months, the pottery is baked then completed. Please pick up at a later date. Please see our official website for the scheduled date of collection.
|Experience Program Name||Make a Jomon Period "Dogu" Figurine|
|Activity Location||Sendai City Jomon Site Park|
|Time Required||45 minutes|
|Operation Period||All year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)|
|Start Time||Start anytime between 9:00-11:30 or 12:30-15:00.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||100people|
|Important notes regarding participation||Reservations not necessary, but for groups of 10 or more, please apply at least 2 weeks in advance.|
|What is included in the price||Materials fee (clay).|
|Method of Payment||Pay in cash on the day.|
|Cancellation Policy||If you want to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us as soon as possible. Requests for changes may not be possible depending on timing and availability, etc.|
|Meeting Spot||10-1 Yamada Uenodaicho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0815|
|Meeting Time||10-1 Yamada Uenodaicho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0815|
|Access||--By Public Transportation—|
・Use the Miyagi Kotsu Bus - Get off at the ‘Yamada Taihaku Shobosho-mae’ bus stop.
From in front of Sendai Station (west entrance bus pool), board either of the following:
・Bus stop No. 7 bound for "Sendai-Minami New Town" or "Nihondaira"
・Bus stop No. 8 bound for "Akiu Onsen (via Nishitaga)
From the Tohoku Expressway “Sendai-Minami IC,” head about 4km towards the city center of Sendai.
Car park No.1
Free car park with spaces for 3 large buses, 40 private cars
Car park No.2
Free car park with 2 handicap parking spaces, 13 private cars
|Facility Information||Restrooms, large restroom, nursing room, coin locker (free), wheel chair, baby stroller for site use.|
3 wheelchairs, elevator.
|About Guides and Tours||Explanation by staff.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
Sendai City Jomon Site Park
The Sendai City Jomon Site Park is a facility that conserves and makes use of Yamada-Uenodai site, which was a large village in the Jomon Period about 4,000 years ago. We offer experiences to learn the skills and wisdom of the Jomon people…
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