Jingdezhen City, once known as the porcelain capital of China, is located on a tributary of the Changhe River, south of the Yangtze. Jingdezhen is an ancient city with a long history and magnificent culture. The city’s reputation for producing fine porcelain began in the Eastern Han Dynasty. Welcome to Guangdong for Guangzhou Fair, HRC is pleased to offer cheap Guangzhou hotels, great service in China tours and perfect Indochina tour packages for you.
Since the period of Han Dynasty, Jingdezhen has had the ceramic industry. Up to now, it has more than 2000 years of history. Traditionally, Jingdezhen was titled Ceramic Capital. Porcelain of Jingdezhen has a beautiful shape, various types, rich decorations and unique styles. It is worldwide famous for its color as white jade, brightness as bright mirror, thinness as paper and sound as music. Qinghua Porcelain, Linglong Porcelain, Fengcai Porcelain and Seyou Porcelain altogether are called Four Traditionally Famous Porcelains in Jingdezhen.
From Yuan Dynasty to Ming and Qing Dynasty, emperors sent their officials to Jingdezhen to supervise the manufacture of royal porcelain. They set up the Porcelain Office and built the royal kiln, which produced many wonderful ceramic articles. Among them were those particularly famous for the four classic decorations: blue and white, famille rose, rice-pattern and color glaze. The porcelain made in Jingdezhen enjoys the praise of ‘as white as jade, as thin as paper, as sound as a bell, as bright as a mirror’ .Guo Moruo (a famous historian and scholar) highly praised the brilliant ceramic history and culture in Jingdezhen and the ceramics connected the Jingdezhen to the world closely with the poem that ‘China is well known by the porcelain, the famous porcelains are made in this city’.
The annual Jingdezhen International Ceramics Festival and related activities take place in October. Porcelain craftsmanship is the focus of the show. Since 1990, this festival has started, which promotes the ceramics culture and economic development of Jingdezhen. Therefore, you can choose October as the best time to visit this city.
Jingdezhen of Jiangxi is widely recognized as an extremely famous ceramic capital of China and in the world. And it has received numerous awards from the Chinese Tourism Council for the outstanding preservation of ancient historical sites and provides travelers with a unique tourism experience. Jingdezhen is such a popular destination for tourists because of its rich and diverse range of attractions that exist in and around the city, most particularly the city’s proud history of being the center of ceramic production in China.