Quyang Ding Ware and Ancient Klin Culture Tour from Beijing by Fast Train

Cultural & Theme Tours in Jingdezhen

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When you are fond of or interested in ware and china, one-day tour of Ding Ware is definitely your best option. Dine Ware, as one of the Five  official kilns, was initiated in the Tang Dynasty, blossomed in the Northern Song period and withered in the Yuan Dynasty. We will bring you the cradle of Ding Ware - Quyang city,Hebei province, where you will not only visit the historic site of Ding Kiln but also try your hands on making your own ware
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Beijing West Railway Station, BeijingAt 8:00am your English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby and take a taxi to transfer you to the Beijing West Railway Station. You will board a fast train to Baoding (about one hour). Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Quyang Ding Kiln Sites, Quyang County, HebeiMet by your driver to transfer to Quyang (105km, 1.5 hours driving time).Visit Ding Ancient Kiln and Ding Ware Museum and try your hands on a Ding Ware Making Class. Explore Quyang Stone Carving Village and Museum. Ding ware was the most famous northern Chinese white ware under the Song, although there was increasing competition from the Qingbai ware from Jingdezhen in the south, which by the end of the Song had eclipsed Ding ware, achieving a predominance it has maintained in subsequent centuries.The most characteristic wares are thin porcelains with a white or grayish body and a nearly transparent white-tinted glaze, though they are classed as stoneware by some. Chemical analysis has shown that they were often made entirely of a kaolinitic clay without any porcelain stone. They are mostly decorated, with uncolored designs that are incised or in very shallow relief.After your tour is finished, you will be transferred to the railway station for a fast train back to Beijing.Duration: 5 hours

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Round Trip fast train ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Quyang Ding Kiln Sites

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
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