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China Yixing Ceramics Museum
Top 9 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.3/5
299 Reviews
Museum
Liked by 2
Closed Open from 8:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: No. 150, Dingshan North Road, Dingshu Town, Yixing City
Official website: http://www.yxtcbwg.com/
Phone: 0510-87188255 0510-87188321

What people are saying:

A museum worth visiting. 5 yuan tickets are not expensive, and parking is free. A good place to learn about Zisha pottery. The museum has many local cultural relics unearthed in Yixing, as well as exquisite purple clay pots by modern ceramic masters. Learn about the stories of Gu Jingzhou and Han Meilin. The cultural relics museum itself is a niche place. There are some local artists’ studios in the museum courtyard. Go to a shop to chat with them. You can also buy a beginner's purple sand for a deeper understanding of it. In a few years I will come to Yixing again to find a small purple clay pot. Even the trash box in front of the main hall is interestingly made of ceramics, which is also very old. I went to Yixing for a two-day trip on weekends and spent two hours visiting the museum. It is very interesting. Those who like museum culture should not miss it.

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  • wellyontour
    wellyontour
    San Francisco, California, USA
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    if you like Yixing tea pots this is the place to come

    Yixing is rather industrial and unattractive and there's no particular reason for a foreign tourist to come here except to visit the home of the Yixing tea pot. The reasonably new Yixing Railway Stat...

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  • Janesjourney
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    TEA POT HEAVEN - A MUST SEE

    This is an area of a few street wide by a few streets across. its a must see and certainly a great please to pick up a few souvenirs that are not tacky or wasteful. you can get tea pots, cups mugs set...

    Reviewed on /Date(1368975790000+0800)/
  • ZhongguoKM
    ZhongguoKM
    Kunming, China
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    The place to by a Yixing teapot

    Dingshu Town 丁蜀镇 and Dingshan Town 丁山镇 run together about a 50 Yuan taxi ride from Yixing City 宜兴市。 This is the place to buy a fine clay teapot, to use in making gongfu style tea 功夫茶。They are small an...

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China Yixing Ceramics Museum is known as "The Pearl of the Orient and the Light of the Ceramic Capital" and is a professional ceramic museum established in early period in China. The predecessor was the Yixing Ceramics Company of Jiangsu Province and the Yixing Ceramic Exhibition Hall, which are built on the hillside. It integrates exhibitions, research, exhibitions, tourism, shopping and pottery academic exchanges.
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