Herend Hungary

Going to the town of Herend from Győr, it takes 1 hour 15 minutes (85.5 km).

Going to the town of Herend from Győr, it takes 1 hour 15 minutes (85.5 km).

Arrived in the town centre of Herend and make some shopping at a grocery store.

Arrived in the town centre of Herend and make some shopping at a grocery store.

Herend is a small town in the western Hungary, near the lake of Balaton. It has a population of 3384 inhabitants (in 2015 census). The town is most famous for its long tradition of excellent porcelain manufacturing.

And then we are walking around the town inside. It is very clean rural town.

And then we are walking around the town inside. It is very clean rural town.

The history of the town goes back into Roman times, while in the middle ages a few villages occupied the area where the current town stands. After the Turkish occupation, the then-village was largely emptied, but the barren of Herend was repopulated between 1764 and 1847.

Herend Porcelain Manufactory

Herend Porcelain Manufactory

The Herend Porcelain Manufactory is a Hungarian manufacturing company, specializing in luxury hand painted and gilded porcelain. Founded in 1826, it is based in the town of Herend.

Courtyard of the factory, entrance of the porcelain museum, famous lion of porcelain and children who make a field trip to the factory, they look happy.

Square in front of the Museum, entrance of Herend head office & factory, famous lion of porcelain and children who make a field trip to the factory, they look happy.

Interesting souvenir shop here

Interesting souvenir shop here

We watched a movie of 3D first. Then we are going to the studio to make a tour of the Herend porcelain manufacturing process.

 "Then let's enter the studio."

“Then let’s enter the studio.” Workshop of Herend mini factory

Create a form out of clay.

Mold, create a form out of clay.

Putting thin string-formed clay to a model, it is very delicate work. Making some petals, then make up a rose.

Putting thin string-formed clay to a model, it is very delicate work. Making some petals, then make up a rose.

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Painting process of porcelain

Painting of porcelain

Painting of porcelain

Unique works of Herend

Unique works of Herend

Left the workshop, we are going into the Porcelain Museum.

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Herend Porcelain Museum

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Exhibition of Herend Museum

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Very beautiful porcelain

Herend Porcelain Museum; picture of the old factory

Herend Porcelain Museum; picture of the old factory

After the Herend Porcelain Museum, we are leaving for the next destination Hévíz.

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