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Pottery Square, Bhaktapur
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Observe the potters at work at Pottery Square, and then take the opportunity to purchase finished articles from the shops that line the square. Generations of potters have worked in this area--actually a network of small streets--one of two traditional pottery hubs in Bhaktapur. Watch as artisans fire the pots in straw and mud kilns at the back of the square, and then stroll around to admire the rows upon rows of pots baking in the sun, rotated every so often by their maker. You can combine your visit with a stop at the nearby temples and shrine. To visit Pottery Square and other attractions in Bhaktapur, use our Bhaktapur trip generator.
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  • located in the Bhanktapur city old area, need pay 1500 rupess to entry, and is a corner where the pottery is "made" not fance models, only stuff made by mud.. in a square (where are the oven to cook t...  more »
  • Provide opportunities to observe how local pottery is made. Various items from pots and vases to ornamental pieces are made by hand so that no two pieces are identical. A shop within the square even c...  more »
  • If you are lucky you will see potters work: formatting of pottery, cooking... Anyway, you will see the result of this work, pottery are extended everywhere. Interesting but eminently tourist.
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