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Address: Panlong Hillock, Fengshu Mountain, Changjiang District, Jingdezhen 333000, China
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A must see for lovers of ceramics

This is a wonderful place to spend a day or half a day minimum. It is set up for visitors to wander around the extensive grounds and visit the old kilns. The stand out for me was... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to spend a day or half a day minimum. It is set up for visitors to wander around the extensive grounds and visit the old kilns. The stand out for me was being able to watch the many steps involved in making pots carried out by these skilled traditional craftspeople. There was also a show... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

The grounds of this museum are outstanding, the scenery is beautiful and it is easy to spend half the day walking around exploring the history of ceramics in China. There are good signs in English which describe the different stages / steps in the production process which are very informative. There is also an area where you can see master... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Worth staying for a few hours to stroll around. Most of it is outside so save this activity for a sunny day, or bring an umbrella.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

We spent several hours at this fantastic working museum, learning about the history of ceramics in China and watching potters and craftspeople at work. Each workshop displayed works in the styles of the different dynasties, demonstrating processes and intricate decorating. The ceramic displays (although not historic) were out of this world!

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you visit in the summer, be prepared to sweat a lot! The workers are in shaded areas, however, if you are not used to the heat and humidity it is a challenge to keep going. There is a lot to see and you can purchase items on the premises.

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Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We heard from our friends that this is a 'must see' in China. We found it fascinating and beautiful. The history and artistry are wonderful. This is a highly recommended place to visit.

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Jingdezhen WAS the place for Chinese ceramic. Some of the kilns were making ceramics only for the Royalty. Thus accorded the name: "IMPERIAL KILNS". The quality was superb, so were the designs. However, these are the bygone era. Present days the Jingdezhen kilns have to compete with many other kilns in other provinces of China; as there is no more... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

There are many ceramic shops to buy gifts in. These ceramics are machine made as opposed to individually hand thrown items, therefore, are much less expensive. You can bargain here, so don't pay the price they originally quote you.

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Reviewed 3 July 2014

If you are into chinese ceramics, this is a must see! The museum houses a number of buildings, displaying everything from how the clay is processed, to throwing, finishing, decoration and glazing. All the classical oven-types used in the production of chinese ceramics are presented in full size, and apparently at times also fired. I´m pretty sure you will get... More 

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Reviewed 19 May 2013

its an excellent place. visiting there is a good experience. the pottery building is mostly done by old aged men and women (sifu). They are extremly tallented in constructing new ceramic potteries.

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