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Nanfeng Ancient Kiln

Gaomiao Road, Shiwan Town, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
+86 757 8270 1118
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“worth a visit” (6 reviews)
“ming dynasty” (5 reviews)
“make your own” (3 reviews)
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Gaomiao Road, Shiwan Town, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
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+86 757 8270 1118
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"worth a visit"
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"ming dynasty"
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"make your own"
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"shops selling"
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"historic district"
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"architectural salvage"
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"small cafe"
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"piece of history"
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"great place to visit"
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"very nice place"
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"pottery"
in 26 reviews
"workshop"
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"silos"
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"clay"
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"village"
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"hundreds"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kiln itself is a bit average, with no English descriptions or frankly, much of interest. However, the surrounding ceramic shops and museums are certainly worth the trip, with reasonably priced ceramics for sale, a number of interesting design oriented shops and museums giving a...More

Thank ulujungleboy
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It is wonderful to see a piece of history that is this well preserved. The two kilns date to the Ming dynasty and have produced pottery for hundreds of years. I am fascinated by the level of technological expertise of the ancestors. This attraction did...More

Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The visit is mainly about seeing artists at work and visiting their workshops. It is a whole park filled with activities. You can also do some pottery yourself. They give you a wristband so you can go out and come and if you want to...More

Thank rcharit
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

While there are many rare stones, porcelain and the China to shop here. I found this small shop run by an artist which has many 南山五彩釉 color porcelain made by her students and her. I was told the color on the porcelain are all natural,...More

Thank SzeYeeThong
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Great to see the kilns and they work. Always heard of Shiwan pottery and glad to get first hand knowledge how they are fired.

Thank curiostysoul
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I walked around the GongzaiJie,公仔街。There are many handmade crafts made of clay. unique and probably the only inthe world. There are also stuff out from mass production. Some shops claim selling some unique stones, but we are not sure if they are?. So choosely wisely,...More

Thank Sze T
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Allow 2-3 hours to wander this area. We didn't go for the kiln itself, but to wander the historic district. It was early in the day and the rain had probably kept some of the little stores from opening, but it was interesting enough to...More

Thank WellingtonKiwiJo
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Loved the litle streets and all the pottery. There are some places where you can eat and drink.

Thank Clara C
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit for a short time, it takes about 2-3 hours to complete now, some parts are under construction but the museum is still open. Lots of shops to take souvenirs or buy a nice traditional gift. The architecture is really nice and...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this place three times with families and friends. They all loved it. The kiln is big. There's an old residential village nearby. A museum of clay and porcelain within the area is free, small but well managed compare with most museums in small...More

1  Thank xienlee
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Gretchen H
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Response from curiostysoul | Reviewed this property |
You can check w the hotel or you can take a cab. We booked ours on-line from Zuhai.
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