Jingdezhen, China

Jingdezhen is a prefecture-level city, previously a town, in Jiangxi Province, China. It is a major tourism destination in northern Jiangxi Province, known as the "Porcelain Capital" because it has been producing quality pottery for 1700 years. Most of the city's tourist attractions have a link to the ceramics for which it is famous.

Attractions in Jingdezhen include the Jingdezhen Ceramic Museum, Jingdezhen Ceramic Historical Exhibition Area, Hutian Ancient Kiln Site, Porcelain Street, China Porcelain Garden, Yaoli Scenic Area, Lotus Pond and Sanbao village created by world famous ceramic artist Jackson Li.

Things to See & Do

* People’s Park
* Jingdezhen Ceramic Museum
* Hutian Ancient Kiln Site
* Porcelain Street
* Yaoli Scenic Area

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language – Mandarin
Population – 1,500,000 approx
Land Area – 49 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 86

Travel Links – Jingdezhen Airport is located at Luojian Village, northwest of Jingdezhen city, and about 8 km from the city's downtown. There are flights from Jingdezhen to Beijing(CA), Shanghai(ZH), and Guangzhou (ZH), Shenzhen(ZH). There are no international flights. Jingdezhen Airport is the second largest airport in Jiangxi Province. The largest is at Nanchang.

From Shanghai trains leave at 12:40PM with a travel time of 16 hourshours.

From Nanchang there is bus service that takes approximately 3-4 hours.

Important Visa Information
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