Foshan is a national historical and cultural city. Its urban history is one of the four great towns and four famous towns in China. It is known as the hometown of ceramic art, the hometown of martial arts, and the hometown of Cantonese opera. It is a famous cultural city of dragon and lion in China. The birthplace of Cantonese opera, one of the birthplaces and flourishing places of Guangfu culture, and one of the inheritance places. Today, I will take you to a famous spot in Foshan, Nanfeng Guzao, which is also the oldest attraction.
is located in the famous Nanguo Taodu Shiwan, which integrates tourism, sightseeing, production, study, discussion, participation and shopping. Shiwan is known as the Southern Pottery Capital and has the reputation of Shiwanwa, A World, Side and Overseas Countries. With a long history and rich foundation of pottery culture, the history of pottery can be traced back to more than 5,000 years ago. It has been very developed in the Tang and Song Dynasties. The Ming and Qing Dynasties are the most prosperous. There are 107 ceramics in the towns with a few kilometers. The ceramic industry The number of employees has reached more than 60,000. The ceramics produced are divided into twenty-four lines of daily use, art, garden, industry and funeral. Among them, the Nanfeng ancient stove was built from the Ming Dynasty and is still in use today.
was built in Mingzheng Dezhong (1506-1521), nearly 500 years ago. The name of the dragon kiln is derived from the kiln and built on the mountain. It is like a dragon descending from the crowd, so its people are called "dragon kiln". In the past 500 years, the kiln fire has been endless, the production has been continuous, and the traditional wood-burning method has been preserved. It has been preserved and still in use, and has been listed as a national key cultural relics protection unit. The ancient firewood burning dragon kiln is the most important in the world of Guinness, and is known as the "living cultural relics."
In the Qing Dynasty in the heyday of Shiwan Pottery, there were 107 dragon kiln in Shiwan, and there are only three in it. Nanfeng Guzao is one of the oldest dragon kiln. On the day of the visit, I could feel a little extra temperature by the furnace door. The instructor told us that it was just a few days ago that I had just burned the kiln. The "high stove" on the side of it, only a few decades young, is still in use until now.
This large banyan tree at the end of the south wind stove is also a big wonder. The temperature at the tail is the highest, but this ancient bud has a prosperous foliage. It has remained strong for hundreds of years and guards the Ming Dynasty Long Kiln. After years of experience, the ancient stoves and ancient hustle and bustle reflect each other, becoming a peculiar landscape - the ancient stove hurricane.
also has Linjia Hall, Gaomiao Pian Hall, Ming and Qing Dynasties and other scenic spots, the entire scenic area is antique, quite the charm of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, there are now many Wenchuang merchants settled here and passed on the Tao culture in different forms.
There are still embryonic performances at the time, as tourists show the important part of pulling the embryo in the pottery. Under the action of centrifugal force, the original clay was finally turned into a perfect vase embryo body, and the audience could not help but clapping.
, gathered the traditional craftsmanship of Shangong micro-carving, ancient car pulling, shooting big cylinders, grass shoes, etc., and also gathered folk lion dance, martial arts, Cantonese opera, paper-cutting, etc. The essence of art attracts a large number of people from all over the world every day. In this world ceramic culture holy place, find Tao, find the soul of the earth, and experience the profound Chinese culture.
6 No.6, Gaomiao Road, Shiwan Town, Chancheng District, Foshan City
Foshan Nanfeng Guzao is the oldest dragon kiln in the world. It has been used for 5,000 years in the kiln fire. It is still used today. It is rare in the world. It is known as living cultural relics, national treasures that cannot be moved. Nice world record. Entering the scenic spot, you can see that there are a lot of firewood. Yes, the dragon kiln still operates by burning wood. These are approved by the Environmental Protection Bureau. They are burned twice a month, about 4-5 tons of firewood each time.
There are scattered ancient and large houses in the scenic area, and there is a sense of passing through time and space. These houses sell a variety of ceramic figurines, paper-cuts and other boutiques, the boss is mostly literati, if you have time, may wish to talk to them about Shiwan history, ceramic culture.
The current Nanfeng ancient stove is not only a kiln stove, but also a scenic spot that integrates tourism, production, learning, discussion, participation and shopping. From the high stove to the rear, it is another scene, the halls and alleys, there is no hole in the sky. When you come here, whether you are walking around or savouring, you can always have different rewards.
said that the two most impressive, one is Foshan Raobaolian paper-cutting studio.
Paper-cutting is the first batch of Guo Zihao projects applied by Foshan. Rao Baolian is the rumored disciple of Chen Yongcai, the representative inheritor of the national intangible cultural heritage paper-cutting project. The small paper-cuts of the live demonstration are astonishingly fast. Then came the experience of making a pottery. Although there are masters pointing, but doing this thing really does not seem so easy, the operation is bold, the heart is fine, the intensity should be controlled evenly.
Every year in the Ceramic Art Week held in Nanfeng Guzao, after more than ten years of polishing, the activity brand of Taoyi Zhou has become a platform for the famous Foshan ceramic art exhibition and exchange. The masters of pottery from various kiln mouths all over the country gathered together to create exchanges and collide with art sparks across regions.
Ceramic Week is usually held in mid-October. Ceramic enthusiasts or weekends bring children here to experience pottery making. It is also a good pastime to understand the process of making pottery.
Nanfeng Kiln is located in south China's ceramics capital, Shiwan Town. It is a ceramic themed area. There are ceramic kilns that have been used since the Ming Dynasty, ceramic museums where you can learn about various ceramic cultures, ceramic parks with many ceramic sculptures on display, ceramic workshops that sell various ceramic products, and more! You can also visit the famous Shiwan doll here. In addition, there are Jiujiang Shaungzheng Museum and Xiangyunsha Museum in the scenic area, which are greatplaces to learn about traditional Chinese culture.