One day tour of Ancient Nanfeng Kilns in Foshan
Tour Duration: approximate 8 hours
Tour Departure/ Pick-up: Pick-up is between 08:00AM and 08:30AM at your hotel daily.
Highlights: Foshan Ancestral Temple, Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, Foshan Folk Art The Art of Chinese ceramics
Day and day itinerary
Day01: Arrive in Guangzhou
Place & Transport:Guangzhou & Flight
Today's Activities:Pick up at your Guangzhou hotel lobby and drive to Foshan Ancestral Temple, one of the famous ancient buildings in Guandong Province with a history of more than 900 years. Originally it was called the Ancestor's Hall, for worshipping the ancestors by workers of the smelting trade. Continue to visit the Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, built during the Zhengde years of Ming Dynasty (1506-1521). For nearly five hundred years the flame has never died out, with constant production. Thus the kiln has been kept complete without any damage, which is rare in China. It is the oldest dragon kiln left in China and now is applying to the history culture heritage of the world. After lunch, you will visit the Foshan Folk Art Research Institute, a special institution for researching, inheriting and developing Foshan traditional folk art. Drive back to Guangzhou and transfer to your hotel.
Foshan Ancestral Temple—first built in the period 1078 to 1085, is one of the famous ancient buildings in Guandong Province with a history of more than 900 years. Originally it was called the Ancestor's Hall, for worshipping the ancestors by workers of the smelting trade.
Foshan Folk Art Research Institute:Founded in 1956, traditional folk arts can be inherited and developed there. People from home and abroad have made high appraisal of its artistic accomplishments.
Ancient Nanfeng Kiln—Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, founded during Zhengde period of Ming Dynasty (1506-1521), is a surviving furnace over 400 years, which is certainly uncommon in China for its sticking to burning pottery up to now. It's therefore listed as Guangdong's key protection unit of historical and cultural relics.
Prices of this tour:
10 Person or up
The quotations include:
1. Hotel pick-up and drop-off
2. Air conditioned vehicle
3. Entrance fees where applicable.
4. English Speaking tour guide
5. Governmental taxes inside China within the tours where applicable.
The quotations exclude :
1. Tips to the guide and driver
2. Items not specified above
Children age 3-11 and infants aged 1 year and under are free of charge, providing they sit with an accompanying adult.
How to book this tour?
Please email us and let us know the information below:
1. Your arrival date and flight number.
2. The name you used to book your hotel.
3. The date that you would like to take this tour.
4. The number of persons in your group that take this tour.
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