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Walked around this village and watching the local people making hand made pots. A wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newcastle, Australia

I visited Yandabo Village on a stop when going by boat from Mandalay to Bagan, so it was... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Ron R
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked around this village and watching the local people making hand made pots. A wonderful finish with a lot hard manual work. All made from raw materials. Everyday living in these villages is hard work.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I visited Yandabo Village on a stop when going by boat from Mandalay to Bagan, so it was unexpected. It was really interesting to see how the villagers make the pottery in a traditional way. A good side trip.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed April 28, 2018

So interesting to see how these people make their pots. Everything is done by hand and absolutely perfect. We had the chance to have a go ourselves and it would not be comfortable to be doing this day in and day out. I would imagine...More

Thank Denstrip
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Called into this village and the local potteries and it was like going back in time . Very thing is done by hand even the firing is done above ground in a kiln made with straw , wood and sand . It shows how hard...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

It was interesting visiting and viewing how they make the pottery by hand. The large pots used for storing grains, water and oils are lovely however the smaller pots lack finesse. Their handicraft is coarse for the smaller items and they are quite heavy with...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

The Burmese are a beautiful and hard working people. This look at one way of living, on a family scale, is well worth your time

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed March 8, 2018

So interesting to visit this village and see the pottery making process from start to finish. The women were amazing artists

Thank jbh0612
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I really enjoyed it. You get to see how people really live there, what they do, all the handcrafts, working on fields, dry chilli on the sun, ect.

Thank Matej O
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We saw pottery being made during our tour of Yandabo. These highly trained potters do wonderful work and we enjoyed watching the pottery being made.

Thank ntflady
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This is a real village where everyone is involved in the making of cooking and storage clay pots from grandmothers, who are so repetitively skilled that they barely have to look at the pot they are fashioning, to the very young children, who are using...More

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