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Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle and Dragon Kiln

85 Lorong Tawas Dragon Kiln Village, Singapore 639823, Singapore
+65 6268 6121
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I went there expecting to see production happening. But it was more like a large ceramic store... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
fivestarholidays
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Chennai (Madras), India
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This wonderful 'dragon kiln' is a timber fired brick kiln snaking up a hillside in Singapore, under... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
hawdownunder
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Sydney
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A family ran business started in 1965, located in the west area of Singapore. We provide fabulous selection of vases, urn, statues, lamps and more from all over Asia at affordable prices! Not only that, if you wish to visit the oldest dragon kiln - google that, it's open to the public ( no admission fee). Hands on pottery workshop/ dragon kiln tour are available. Drop us an email for more details. Public holiday & weekends workshop schedule are on our Facebook page. See you!
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85 Lorong Tawas Dragon Kiln Village, Singapore 639823, Singapore
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went there expecting to see production happening. But it was more like a large ceramic store. Also most stuff here was from china and other places. A very small display of locally produced ceramic ware could be seen. We saw the dragon kiln. When...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This wonderful 'dragon kiln' is a timber fired brick kiln snaking up a hillside in Singapore, under threat from encroaching development and loss of Jungle. It is fired once a year and would be a sight to see. There are regular pottery workshops and atmospheric...More

3  Thank hawdownunder
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Once upon a time, this Dragon Kiln produced much of the crockery for home and local restaurant uses, amongst other things. It has an ancient technology where the kiln could be heated up to a 1000 degree centigrade. While newer technologies could make such produce...More

1  Thank taovictor
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This gem must be treasured. The dragon kiln is wood-fired in the traditional way. There are classes in potter's wheel, firing, and glazing, a vast warehouse of large, traditional vases of all sizes, statues, for sale, smaller pieces for the modern kitchen and contemporary ceramic...More

1  Thank IrmaV
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Our company had our CSR with some young children here on a Friday afternoon. I never know that such a place exists in Singapore before I visited here. This dragon kiln is more than 50 years old, and is only fired up once yearly, its...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Built in 1965, the dragon kiln is Singapore's last fired pottery and what a great find. Hard to get to by public transport and definitely "out of the way" but the reward is an experience that you can't often get in Singapore- Undisturbed history and...More

1  Thank Roger S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoy the quiet, rustic atmosphere. Bought a ton of stuff (teapot, bowls, kamcheng, spoons and panels) for my parents and myself. The people were extremely friendly as well. Will definitely come again.

1  Thank Farah Y
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Jungle pottery conducts short courses as well as long courses for pottery lovers. The pottery has the manual potter's wheel as well as the motorized type. The pottery venue also has ready made pottery for sale and some are indeed well done. It is...More

1  Thank omega123
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Thankyou to Alja in the last post, your directions there were spot on. What a find, much better than Chinatown. Not really bargains but prices reasonable. Beautiful pieces includes ginger jars, vases , plates, Buddha pieces, lamp bases and many other things, most hand painted....More

1  Thank Jan W
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This is Singapores most interesting well hidden gem. It is like a museum of old and forgotten pottery and art, where you can actually buy things you like at reasonable prices. The place has 70 year old large Dragon Kiln that you can see and...More

3  Thank Aija B
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