Where is the San Bao International Ceramics Valley?


San Bao International Ceramics Valley is a famous location in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China, which is known as the "Porcelain Capital." It is situated in the southeastern foothills and spans over ten kilometers in a narrow valley. The name "San Bao" means "three treasures" because it was believed that the porcelain stone mine here produced valuable porcelain stones worth three ingots each day. The valley has a subtropical monsoon climate and is open 24 hours a day. It is considered a top-rated scenic spot with a AAAA-level rating and covers an area of approximately 12.4 km². The visitors do not need to purchase an entrance ticket to explore it.

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Sanbao International Ceramic Art Village:

Sanbao International Ceramic Art Village consists of the International Ceramic Art Village Museum and the Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute. It hosts domestic and international artist residency exchange programs and promotes the formation of art and cultural villages. The village provides an authentic living environment, showcasing the ancient "rammed earth" technique in its courtyard walls and using traditional ceramic production methods. It has become a source of inspiration for ceramic art lovers and has represented China's ceramic culture in numerous international ceramic events. The village is also a member organization of the International Academy of Ceramics.

Jingdezhen Folk Kiln Museum:

The Jingdezhen Folk Kiln Museum is located within the Hutiayao Ancient Kiln Site, a nationally recognized cultural relic protection zone. It covers an underground area of over 400,000 square meters and preserves the rich cultural heritage of porcelain production from the Five Dynasties to the Ming Dynasty (907 AD to 1644 AD). The museum showcases various standard utensils, cultural relics, and archaeological specimens from different historical stages of Hutiayao. It also features the remains of kilns and ceramic workshops from the Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasties, offering a glimpse into the ancient porcelain production process. The museum is surrounded by twelve well-preserved ancient ceramic remains. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; closed on Mondays (except public holidays) for maintenance.

Hutian Academy:

Hutian Academy is located at the Yangmeiting site, which is a representative kiln site of Hutiayao. It was originally known as Jingyang Academy and was established in 1776 AD during the Qing Dynasty. The academy aims to promote pottery, discuss ceramic studies, protect the cultural heritage of San Mountain, and carry on the tradition of pottery cultivation. It houses a museum of ceramic fragments that presents the everyday lives of ancient people through collected pieces of porcelain from various dynasties in Jingdezhen.

Sanbao Temple:

Sanbao Temple, formerly known as "Sanbao Nianfo Hall," is situated at Huameilou in the Sanbao Ceramic Valley of Jingdezhen. It was established by the disciples of laywoman Ma Furong, a follower of Ven. You Jiuhua Mountain Huixin. The temple invited Ven. Guoyue, the academic director of Jiuhua Mountain Buddhist College, as its abbot. Officially recognized as a religious site in 2010, it exhibits magnificent architecture in its grand Main Hall, providing a tranquil and sacred place for blessings amidst the bustling surroundings.

Sanbao Art Village:

Sanbao Art Village 三宝蓬艺术聚落 is located in the southern part of Jingdezhen and serves as an art community that combines culture, art, and tourism. It offers creative design, cultural exchange, art exhibitions, high-end accommodations, ceramic experiences, and dining options. The village attracts hundreds of artists and designers, creating a small and beautiful artistic living environment. It reflects both local and international influences, traditional elements, modern aesthetics, and a spirit of universal love, making it an internationally styled art village. Entry ticket needs to buy at 20 RMB.

Xianyunjian Ma'anling:

Ma'anling is a serene and wilderness-filled area that embodies the charm of ceramic culture. It integrates mountains, water, ceramics, homestays, and makers, serving as a model for the construction of new rural areas. It offers a perfect retreat for rural ceramic culture tourism, allowing visitors to reconnect with nature and relax.

Sanbao Water Mill (Dui):

Sanbao Water Mill has a history of over 1000 years and is a primary processing site for ceramic raw materials. It utilizes water resources to crush and process clay manually. The rhythmic sound of water mills crushing ore used to resonate throughout Sanbao, creating a picturesque scene. In ancient times, the raw materials produced here were sent to Hutian kilns for further use.

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