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Duration: 4 hours
Destination: Bat Trang Village, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Bat Trang, traditional porcelain and pottery village with history of seven centuries, is an interesting attraction in Hanoi that tourists should not ignore. Bat Trang, the seven-century old pottery village, is an interesting attraction in Hanoi that tourists should not ignore.

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  • Located in an area rich in clay, the village has advantage of ingredients to create fine ceramics. Moreover, lying besides the Red river, between Thang Long and Pho Hien, two ancient trade centers in the north of Vietnam during 15th-17th century, Bat Trang’s ceramics were favorite products not only in domestic market, but also foreign ones thanks to Japan, Chinese and Western trading boats that passed by.

    In  the18th and 19th century, due to restricting foreign trade policy of Trinh, Nguyen dynasty, it was difficult for pottery products in Vietnam to be exported to foreign countries, and some famous pottery making villages like Bat Trang, or Chu Dau ( Hai Duong province) went through a hard time. Since 1986, thanks to economic reforms and development, more attention has been vested in the village and the world gets a chance to know more about Vietnamese porcelain through many high quality exported Bat Trang’s ceramic products.

    Bat Trang ceramics are produced for daily household use (bow, cup, plates, pot, bottle…), worshipping, or decoration purposes. Nowadays, the pottery artists bring into ceramics many innovations in production techniques, and creativity in products’ features, hence many new products have been born, and even daily household items may have the beauty like decoration ones.

  • Tour starts: 8 am or 2 pm
    Tour ends: 12 pm or 6 pm

    While much of the famed Bat Trang pottery is now imported from elsewhere, this do- it-yourself operation, a welcome break from the madness of Hanoi’s centre, is perfect for anyone feeling nostalgic for art class. Only 13km southeast of the central Hanoi, Bat Trang Village was established in the 14th century. What makes a better souvenir that one you make yourself?


    Honoured by the beatific words ‘I wish I could marry you/ I will buy Bat Trang bricks to build our house’, Bat Trang Ceramics are the pride of northern Vietnam. Bat Trang village’s ceramic products such as vases, bowls, dishes and other items have been exported across the world. Pick up a decorative kettle, candle holder, incense burner, house model or architectural fixture in a variety of colours _ or if you’re feeling a little crafty, make your own! Bat Trang Ceramics Village is only a short drive from central Hanoi.

    You are picked up at hotel then tranferred to Bat Trang village – Located on the outskirts of Hanoi by the banks of the Red River, Bat Trang is a traditional handicraft village specializing in ceramics.


    Discover the small, hidden alleys of this village and visit a local workshop to interact with the craftsmen and observe the complete production cycle, from preparing the clay to shaping the products, painting them and firing them in the kiln.


    Have some wanderring around the market and pick some items if you prefer.


    Transferred back to hotel.


    Tour ends!

     


    • Private transportation with air-conditioned

    • Local English speaking guide

    • Sightseeing fees

    • Mineral water and towels


    • Visa, Travel Insurance

    • Accommodation

    • Peak tourist season or special event rates

    • Tip

    • Meals

    • Drinks and other personal expenses

  • Price in $US/per person (private tour)


    Please contact us directly for detail information

  • Tourists should bring


    • A copy of passport

    • Camera

    • A bottle of water

    • Tissue