Traditional Rwandan Pottery Workshop at Kiguri

Rubavu, Rwanda

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90 persons




At Kiguri Pottery, visitors are welcome to join in the process of traditional pottery making. The Rwandan  Traditional Pottery  Workshop at Kiguri takes around 2 hours and gives full insight into the tradition of pottery making in Rwanda. This includes an insight into the history and gives a deeper understanding of the importance of pottery tradition to some Rwandan communities. The cooperative of pottery makers in Rwanda has a long history and the members will give you a full insight into the founding of the pottery cooperative in Kiguri and its importance to the community.

After the intitial introduction, the Kiguri Pottery Experience starts with a welcome of traditional songs and dances.  As a visitor, you are welcome to join in but those who rather relax, and watch can do so.

After the clay is dug and prepared it is time to start crafting. Your guide will show you several techniques used for making crafts out of clay. Together with other members of the cooperative, you are welcome to craft your own clay items using traditional clay and methods.

After you have crafted your clay items, the members of the cooperative will show you how the clay items are dried and burned. As this is also done using traditional methods, you are sure to learn something new.

At the end of the experience, you are welcome to bring home your own crafted clay item.


  • Learn about Rwandan Pottery tradition 
  • Mix your own clay
  • Craft your own clay product



Bring home your own crafted clay item
English speaking guide
Fun for the whole family

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Cultural Activities


Duration for the activity?
The activity is 2 hours only
Is the activity suitable for children?
Yes, the activity is suitable for children of any age
What is the booking requirement for the activity?
This can be booked any day between 8:00 AM -5:00 PM
Are you able to cancel with a full refund?
Yes, this product can be cancelled with a full refund up to 24 hours before the start.
Can this be an activity for disabled people?
Yes, this tour can be accessed by a wheelchair

Tour Location

Rubavu, Rwanda


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