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Icheon World Ceramics Center

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Excellent museum about ceramics

C1 ( 2016.09.09 ) I didn't expect this museum because I thought there had some ceramics. But there... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2016
CanisHan
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Guri, South Korea
Going to Festival 2015

Great place for viewing or purchasing Korean ceramics. We had the great opportunity to visit with... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2015
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Sep 13, 2016
“Not bad when around”
Sep 11, 2016
“Excellent museum about ceramics”
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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San 69-1, Gwango-dong, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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+82 31-645-0614
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice garden , special layout and modern buildings makes this and intresting couple of hours. If you into ceramics this will be super for you.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

C1 ( 2016.09.09 ) I didn't expect this museum because I thought there had some ceramics. But there was big size museum, and many ceramics work was exhibits. There had experience area, exhibits area and good garden. I didn't know about the ceramics works, but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place for viewing or purchasing Korean ceramics. We had the great opportunity to visit with some Korean Master Potters and came away with a very different impression of what ceramics is all about. The pieces here are beautiful, exquisite, and some quite expensive. But...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Jose Luis A
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.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank janetfearnley
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....More

Date of experience: November 2012
6  Thank AsianStanley
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...More

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank Helena L
Reviewed July 12, 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...More

Date of experience: December 2011
4  Thank Jesper815
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'

Date of experience: June 2011
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Reviewed December 8, 2011

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...More

10  Thank kokonuk
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