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Nanfeng Ancient Kiln

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Address: Gaomiao Road, Shiwan Town, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
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Ancient Kiln

For collectors of ceramics or china this is a must see. The oldest continuous Kiln in the world, operating continuously for more than 500 years. The fire has never gone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
mjbeecher
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Suffield, Connecticut

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Suffield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For collectors of ceramics or china this is a must see. The oldest continuous Kiln in the world, operating continuously for more than 500 years. The fire has never gone out. If you are a collector of ceramics or china this is a must see if you are Foshan

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can’t believe this ancient pottery kiln was built in the Ming Dynasty and is still continuously firing till now. When we were there a young lady explained to us how the kiln works and saw a pottery making demonstration. She showed us around part of the village; looks like some people are still living there. There is a interesting old... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I forgot to review this place that we visited. We were on a tour and were brought here. I agree with another reviewer that the name really does not represent this place. The kiln was OK but it was not the main thing here. I actually enjoyed the artist village much better. It is also the location for the wing... More 

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

it is nice place to visit with family. there are many stories happened in here. we can saw many old material from them. the ancient is aweosome

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Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This is an ancient pottery kiln and surrounding village, plus a huge (and partially empty) ceramic artists' village. It is worth a visit if you are interested in pottery or history. You can climb around and look inside the kiln (which is huge) and also enjoy the old-style (or actually old, not really sure) village that surrounds it. The village... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

If you want to see an old town of Foshan, then you need to see this place. It's an historical village in a modern city with lots of construction going on. A nice place to escape from all the traffics and city area, and spend time with your family and friend.

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The criss-crossed old streets with little shops offer a glimpse into life hundreds of years ago. Don't miss the dessert (soft tofu in ginger syrup, etc.) offered by a very friendly vendor right outside the side exit.

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Polaris, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Worth visiting when you are in Foshan. Plenty of ancient deco all over the place. From temple to waterfall, shops, ceramic workshop etc.

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Foshan, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

If you like Chinese culture and pottery you should visit this place. It shows how Foshan ceramics used to be made in the past, it has a rich past and there is a lot to do around there for young and old.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This has to be one of the highlights when visiting Guangdong. As we were on a private tour, getting there was easy in a van. This is the Ancient Nanfeng Kiln which was commenced during the Ming Dynasty period. What is so fascinating about this place is not just the pottery itself or the ceramics but the huge Holy Banyan... More 

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