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Yandabo Village Pottery

| Near Sogyu on AyeYarwady River, Bagan, Myanmar
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A step back in time

So interesting to see how these people make their pots. Everything is done by hand and absolutely... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Denstrip
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Brisbane, Australia
Like going back in time

Called into this village and the local potteries and it was like going back in time . Very thing... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
AP194R
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Perth, Australia
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| Near Sogyu on AyeYarwady River, Bagan, Myanmar
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

So interesting to see how these people make their pots. Everything is done by hand and absolutely perfect. We had the chance to have a go ourselves and it would not be comfortable to be doing this day in and day out. I would imagine...More

Thank Denstrip
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Called into this village and the local potteries and it was like going back in time . Very thing is done by hand even the firing is done above ground in a kiln made with straw , wood and sand . It shows how hard...More

Thank AP194R
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

It was interesting visiting and viewing how they make the pottery by hand. The large pots used for storing grains, water and oils are lovely however the smaller pots lack finesse. Their handicraft is coarse for the smaller items and they are quite heavy with...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The Burmese are a beautiful and hard working people. This look at one way of living, on a family scale, is well worth your time

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

So interesting to visit this village and see the pottery making process from start to finish. The women were amazing artists

Thank jbh0612
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I really enjoyed it. You get to see how people really live there, what they do, all the handcrafts, working on fields, dry chilli on the sun, ect.

Thank Matej O
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We saw pottery being made during our tour of Yandabo. These highly trained potters do wonderful work and we enjoyed watching the pottery being made.

Thank ntflady
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a real village where everyone is involved in the making of cooking and storage clay pots from grandmothers, who are so repetitively skilled that they barely have to look at the pot they are fashioning, to the very young children, who are using...More

Thank vbm6
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

An authentic experience. It’s interesting to see how these large and small pottery ubiquitous in Myanmar are made in farming homesteads.

Thank ShiningSchnee
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We spent a couple of hours having a tour through the village where all of the processes of pot making were explained and demonstrated, from storing the clay, treading it to the right consistency, throwing the pots, drying them in the sun, incising patterns on...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
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