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Icheon World Ceramics Center

San 69-1, Gwango-dong, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
031-645-0614
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Icheon
Type: Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: One of Korea’s oldest and most prized art forms is ceramics and at Icheon World Ceramics Center (about an hour from Seoul) you can see more than 500... more » Owner description: One of Korea’s oldest and most prized art forms is ceramics and at Icheon World Ceramics Center (about an hour from Seoul) you can see more than 500 different creations. It is a great place to buy ceramics at heavily discounted prices and there are even classes teaching visitors how to make their own work of art. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Best ceramics museum I have been to. Interesting Biennale work - wide range and lots of on site workshops. Lovely environment and just extremely well set out.

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Edmonds, WA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Smallish number of shops, about 50+. Prefer Mashiko in Japan. If you hunt around, you can find something reasonable for $50. A good piece costs about $200-300. I took a subway to Gangbyeon, then took express bus to Icheon, then took a taxi to village. The express bus passes by the village. It goes into the mountains, then makes a... More

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Icheon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I am an English teacher in Icheon. My school had it's birthday, so I decided to go to the ceramic festival. It was a great opportunity to walk around and take photographs. Seolbong Park is right beside where the festival is held and it is quite a breathtaking site in Icheon. I love going there to take photographs and take... More

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El Paso, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

This place is amazingly beautiful and peaceful. You are surrounded by art. Located on the grounds is a large outdoor kiln and behind that a body of water. In the body of water are wonderful porcelain pots of various size and shape. the works of art displayed out side are beautiful. My favorite the the metal tree with porcelain bells.... More

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Calgary
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

The newly opened art center at the top of the complex is extraordinary. If you have any time at all go to see this 'expo'

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Singapore
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26 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011 via mobile

My husband and I took a local bus from Gangnam Bus interchange (Gangbyeon subway station) and the ride was cheap and comfortable. You get off at Icheon bus terminal, and just hop into a cab to go to the Wirld Ceramucs Center. My husband and I thought that we could walk... So we did and enjoyed ourselves. But I won't... More

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