Foshan Ancient Nanfeng Kiln Tourist Area, situated in the famous Shiwan Town known as the home of ceramics, integrates tourism, sightseeing, production, workshop, discussion, participation and shopping. According to historical documents, the city became a ceramics base during the Tang (618-907) and Song Dynasties (960-1279). In the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasties (1644-1911), the ceramics were highly developed and the pottery of Shiwan Town won a national fame.
The scenic area brings together the essence of traditional crafts including Shanggong microscopic carvings, ancient throwing method, vat making, and production of straw sandals, as well as the quintessential folk art such as lion dance, martial arts, Cantonese opera , and paper-cut. It attracts numerous of tourists from all over the world every day.
Developing as a top attraction in Foshan, Ancient Nanfeng Kiln site will help travelers to get deep touch with Shiwan pottery culture. During the sightseeing tour, visitors can experience pottery making course. Besides, tourists to the kiln can make pottery by themselves with the assistance of professional workers. You can choose desired types and design distinctive patterns, making it a unique household decoration. If you want to buy some souvenirs, the pottery of Shiwan Town should not be missed.
|Ticket Price :|
|Open Hour :|
|08:00 – 17:00|
|No.6 Gaomiao Road, Chancheng District, Foshan City|
|How to get to the Foshan Ancient Nanfeng Kiln|
|Take Guang-Fo Metro , get off at Zumiao Station , Exit A, take No. 137 bus to Ancient Nanfeng Kiln Bust Station , (the last station) , 2 Yuan . it is about 50 minutes from Guangzhou City to Zumiao by metro.
It is about 13 Yuan take a taxi from Zumiao Station to Ancient Nanfeng Kiln (Guangzhou Metro Map)