The Ancient Nanfeng Kiln
The Ancient Nanfeng Kiln also known as South Wind Kiln. It is located in Gaomiao Street of Shiwan Town, Changcheng District in Foshan City. It was built in 1506 in Ming Dynasty and its wood-fire has been lasted for 500 years, keep bumming and producing ceramics in its original way all along until today, being the oldest dragon kilns in the world. In the old days, the local people called Shiwan’s kilns as firing ceramics stoves. There are many kinds of kilns, but the most famous ones are dragon kilns, since their shapes look like the huge flying dragon. Ancient Nanfeng Kiln's mouth faces southwards, while banyan trees are clustered at the back of the Furnace, and cold wind will do occur in the summer, therefore, it's called "Nanfeng Kiln (South Wind Kiln)". It is the most long-live and best preserved ancient dragon kiln in China and even in the world, and is known as a “living relic and unmovable national treasure” and “Living fossil of pottery and porcelain”. Half day tour will be suggested for visiting this Kiln.