Icheon Ceramics Village Tour & Pottery making Activity
TAGY Travel Korea
Join us on a Seoul-to-Icheon adventure! In just an hour and a half, you'll reach Yes Park, a haven of 200 pottery workshops where traditional craftsmanship comes to life. Marvel at potters shaping and firing creations and explore workshops showcasing ceramics, leather, and glass crafts.
Spend the morning admiring artistic works and, in the afternoon, become an artist at a renowned potter's wheel workshop. Experience hands-on pottery-making with expert guidance.
Visit in April or May for the Icheon Ceramic Festival. Explore stores displaying finished pieces and enhance your experience with a hands-on pottery session. Unleash your creativity, sculpt a personalized masterpiece, and dive into the world of Icheon ceramics, where tradition and innovation create lasting artistic impressions.
Explore the rich tradition of ceramic craftsmanship in Icheon, known as South Korea's 'porcelain-producing center.' Nestled close to Seoul, the city boasts a historical legacy, with skilled potters once vying to craft top-tier pieces for the royal palace during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Icheon's commitment to ceramics is further exemplified by hosting events like the International Ceramic Biennale and earning a spot in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in 2010.
Discover the charm of Yes Park Pottery Village. Dive into the world of ceramics at the studio of a skilled potter, where you can unleash your creativity and craft your own masterpiece in an exciting pottery-making session. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Yes Park Pottery Village as you receive guidance from an experienced artisan, creating memories for a lifetime. Reserve your spot now for a delightful adventure that combines tradition, artistry, and the joy of crafting your pottery masterpiece.
Ye’s Park was opened in April 2018 to promote Icheon’s unique cultural content to the world. Driving there from Seoul’s Gangnam-gu District takes under an hour. The “Ye” in the name means “skill” or “talent” in Korean, indicating pride in art.
Surrounded by mountains and fields, an area covering 406,597 m2 forms a village with more than 221 craft workshops for ceramics, paintings, vintage furniture, sculptures, wooden crafts, fabric, lacquerware and other specialties. Each shop has its own identity and walking through them makes one feel like he or she is at a gigantic art gallery.
Number of Guests / Price per Person
- 2Persons / USD250
- 3Persons / USD190
- 4Persons / USD150
- 5Persons / USD130
- 6Persons / USD115
- 7Persons / Inquiry
- All admission fees to tourists sites
- Local English-speaking guide
- Roundtrip transfer service with private vehicle
- Experience making pottery using spinning wheel
- Personal expenses
- Every meal