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Bhaktapur 44800, Nepal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pottery is an ancient professions that continues today and you can see the potters at work shaping the clay in two squares (and many pots ) in the town and both are referred to as 'Potters Square'. Worth a look as you stroll through the...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an inspiration to see this little square filled with pottery objects drying in the sun, produced in the side-roads and burned in one of the killns in the outskirts of the square.

Thank Coldings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

watch clay processed, and thrown by hand pots made before your eyes. a unique location of the Kathmandu valley

Thank Wynn R
Reviewed October 7, 2018

when you walk up the hill in Bhaktapur and suddenly walk upon this little pottery square it is a nice surprise. You can see all kinds of pottery drying in the sun especially the little piggy banks. there are some potters around spinning it is...More

Thank travelsalot45
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The place is pretty central and you can not miss it. However, he is relatively quickly explored. You can see some locals laying out their pottery in the sun and selling it around. In some places you can look at the pottery oven or watch...More

Thank purzel_le
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

A public square full of potters wheel and rows of clay drying in the sun. Beautiful place highly recommended place to visit in bhaktpur.

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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

It’s interesting to see the pots being made and dried in the sun before being glazed and fired. Quite a few different places to see pots behind made and lots of stalls selling pottery items.

Thank I1653NJlindak
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

You can buy all kinds of pottery here but the best experions to try and make it yourself. You can make an elephant or make a pot on the machine. Sajan is a nice guy who helps you very good.

Thank 705sylviad
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A very small place covered by few hutments. Not much of pottery is on display. Since its close to other attractions, it can be just glanced through.

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed July 10, 2018

If anyone would like to get the experience of making the clay pots that is pottery making culture in Bhaktapur. Pottery is the art of shaping the clay into various things. One of the best experience with special guidance and learn the local traditional lifestyle...More

Thank IncentiveH_Go_Nepal
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