There are no snakes at the Shuili Snake Kiln. Instead, the place is where beautiful Taiwanese pottery is made. A head-turner is the gigantic two-mouthed piece of pottery that was included in the Guinness Book of World’s Records as the largest ceramic of its kind. Another crowd drawer is the 921 Earthquake Commemorative Pots set.
The widely known kiln began in 1927 when Lin Chiang-sung, a master potter, arrived in Shui-li, a small town in Nantou County. He loved his new home and was impressed to see the winding hillsides that seemed to be slithering like a snake. He also discovered that [Read more…]