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Jingdezhen

As the world-famed ceramic capital, Jingdezhen City has a long history of ceramics making and a rich cultural heritage. the city began to make pottery in Han Dynasty”. From Yuan Dynasty to Ming and Qing Dynasty, emperors sent their officials to Jingdezhen to supervise the manufacture of royal porcelain. They set up the Porcelain Office and built the royal kiln, which produced many wonderful ceramic articles. Among them were those particularly famous for the four classic decorations: blue and white, famille rose, rice-pattern and color glaze. The porcelain made in Jingdezhen enjoys the praise of "as white as jade, as thin as paper, as sound as a bell, as bright as a mirror" .


Attractions
Jingdezhen Porcelain Ancient Kiln Museum Hutian Folk Kiln Museum
Porcelain Museum Longzhuge(Temple Porcelain Museum) Morning Open-Air Market(Gu Dong Shi Chang)
Fake Antique Market(Fan Jia Jing) Old Factory Glaze Shops(Lao Chang You Dian) Wan Neng Da Slipcasting Factory
Yu Zhou Ceramics Factory Big Tile Factory(Lao Ya Tan) Big Pot Factory(Hu Tan Da Jiang Chang)
Underglaze & Overglaze Decal Overglaze Decal Shops Ceramic Tools
Ceramic brush shop (Sheng Ji) Pottery Workshop(Le Tian Tao She) San Bao Ceramic Art Institute
Jingdezhen Airport Jingdezhen Train Station Jingdezhen Youth Hostel
Jingdezhen Hotels Jingdezhen Restaurants Jingdezhen Egg-Shell Ceramics
Jingdezhen Celadon Porcelain Ceramic Art Training Base (WOW TAO DIY Studio) Ceramic Art Training Base (WOW TAO DIY Studio)

Jingdezhen Porcelain

1.Ancient Porcelain Street
It is in the center of Jingdezhen. It was the most busy and bustling street in the late Ming  and early Qing Dynasties , now renowned for its long history and beautiful traditions that come from its ancient culture. The street is composed of three parts, each of which fully reflects its prosperous past. Exquisitely designed and decorated residences were clearly the elite residences of their time and demonstrate the highest skills and architectural knowledge of Chinese artisans of their eras.

2. Ceramic History Museum Located in the western suburb of Jingdezhen City, It is a professional ceramic museum built in 1980, with a rich collection of over 5,000 articles. The items on display include ceramics from past dynasties, historical information about ceramics, precious collections of paintings and calligraphies, among which many are of excellent quality.

3. Longzhu Pavilion
Longzhu Pavilion is located on the top of the Zhushan Mountain of Jingdezhen. It is a monument to Jingdezhen's ceramic industry. In the Ming and Qing dynasties, it was a place for making ceramics for the imperial family which means there are a lot of precious culture relics of those two dynasties on display.

4. Yuyao Factory (yù yáo chǎng
The early Ming Dynasty, Yuyao factory was established. Yu means, the emperor dedicated. Yao means, Kiln, the place where produce porcelain. China is a country of porcelain, and we can say that the porcelains which Yuyao made during Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties were the best in the world.
5. Fuliang Ancient County Government
The Fuliang Ancient County Government is in the suburb of Jingdezhen. It is a well preserved ancient county government site, which was set up 1,100 years ago. In it, you can see the official robes, sedan chairs and even instruments of torture. Visiting the site of the ancient county government is really a good chance to understand the politics of ancient China.

6. Ming Qing Garden
Ming Qing Garden is located in Jingdezhen porcelain sculpture factory. It is Jingdezhen international ceramics center. Construction of Chinese Ming Dynasty style. The porcelain street is a copy of ancient Jingdezhen. Many artists have studios here,showing intricate art of ceramic sculpture.

7. Yaoli
Yaoli is in Fuliang County which is 50 kilometers from downtown Jingdezhen. With good forest coverage, abundant animal resources, characteristic lanes, the town is well-known for its beautiful natural scenery. Additionally, it is the cradle of Jingdezhen's ceramics industry. Gaoling (gāo lǐng 高岭) Village located in Yaoli once provided enough raw materials for making porcelain in the ancient times. Today, Kaolin, a world famous kind of clay, is named according to its Chinese pronunciation.

 

8. The Moon Lake
The Moon Lake Scenic Area lies in Liyang Town. It is 10 kilometers from downtown Jingdezhen. There are many hills and lots of wild birds inhabit the area. It got the name because of its moon-shape. Besides the charming scenery, it has some entertainment facilities, such as motorboats and luxury speed boats and also you can enjoy fishing there.

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Hi Jerry.
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