"Black jewels" mined in Arao
Each of these mobile phone accessories has been carefully handcrafted using authentic coal, also known as "black diamonds," mined from the Manda coal mine in Arao City.
Shodai-ware makes for perfect everyday crockery.
Made of quality porcelain clay mined from Mt. Shodai, Shodai-ware has a history stretching back approximately 400 years. In addition to its artistic qualities that has it designated a traditional Kumamoto craft, the simple and homely vases and crockery accentuate flowers or food, making it popular for everyday use. A wide variety of goods, from small items such as chopstick rests to large plates, are available.
The scenery of Arao captured in soft-edged paintings.
The post cards depict the iconic scenery of Arao, including the Manda coal mine and the birthplace of the Miyazaki brothers, in soft-edged paintings like the sketches of travelers. They are the perfect memorabilia of your holiday in Arao or can be sent from Arao to your friends and family back home.