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Nanfeng Kiln

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1,059 Reviews
Historical Site
Liked by 17
Open Open from 8:30am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: No. 6, Gaomiao Road, Shiwan Town, Chancheng District, Foshan City (opposite to Zhongxin Market)
Phone: 0757-82701118 0757-82661888 0757-82261506

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Wonderful! The spirit of this place is glory of the ceramic! This is not the a secret that Foshan was the ancient famous center of ceramic production. This place introduces us the ways how it had been done and local lifestyle. Well preserved buildings and narrow streets are warmly welcome explorers. The Big Kiln is huge(flower corridor in photo is the kiln incide)!

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  • tsunaminight
    tsunaminight
    new york
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    Worth a visit

    It is a nice place to see an ancient kiln built during the Ming Dynasty (1500s). The entrance fee is 25 RMB. You can pay by AliPay or WeChat Pay. You can see a lot of ceramic/pottery. Also, there are ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609292414000+0800)/
  • maplenight
    maplenight
    Beijing
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    Original historic Kiln with cute little shops

    The kiln itself is impressive in structure but hard to understand unless you are an ceramic expert. What’s more interesting for us commoner visitors are the small little shops behind, where you can fi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1608668844000+0800)/
  • Khianseng
    Khianseng
    Singapore, Singapore
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    Good history lesson

    A good history lesson to learn about the origins of the making of ceramic. Be amazed by the hundred years old tree attached to the walls.

    Reviewed on /Date(1573227556000+0800)/
  • MichaelB909
    MichaelB909
    Portland OR,
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    Ancient streets and pottery kilns

    These ancient kilns are still in use, famous for making figurines and "mud men" used in bonsai. Called 'dragon kilns' because of how they trail up the hill, interesting to see how they work. Also, t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1569926202000+0800)/
  • Iness18
    Iness18
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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    Interesting!

    The entry fee is 25rmb, which is pretty steep for such a small attraction, however I did find the kiln interesting, the surrounding alleyways very cute with some lovely spots and the pottery in the ne...

    Reviewed on /Date(1554470909000+0800)/

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Introduction

Nanfeng Kiln is located in south China's ceramics capital, Shiwan Town. It is a ceramic themed area. There are ceramic kilns that have been used since the Ming Dynasty, ceramic museums where you can learn about various ceramic cultures, ceramic parks with many ceramic sculptures on display, ceramic workshops that sell various ceramic products, and more! You can also visit the famous Shiwan doll here. In addition, there are Jiujiang Shaungzheng Museum and Xiangyunsha Museum in the scenic area, which are greatplaces to learn about traditional Chinese culture.
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