BAT TRANG CERAMIC VILLAGE

Inside Hanoi

  • Transport: Scooter
  • Time: 4 hours
  • Depart: Daily 8 AM

FREE TOUR

OVERVIEW

20 kilometers far away the hustling and bustling centre of Hanoi city, Bat Trang welcomes international friends to an ancient village located in a peaceful and greenery countryside area. Right here, tourists could get a close-up of a kind of ancient handicraft dating back thousands of years ago- making pottery AND feel slices of culture and tradition embedded in daily life of local residents through in-hand experiences.

DESTINATION

Bat Trang communal house

Bat Trang communal house

Bat Trang communal house is situated near the bank of Red River. Similar to many other villages in Viet Nam, the communal house is dedicated to godfathers of the village. This sacred place is used for holding communal meetings as well as religious festivals such as water procession, ancestral tablet washing.

Ancient town

Ancient town

Walking past the pottery market leads to the ancient town. Visitors might find peace in admiring beautiful antique houses with meticulous proof designs, spotted with leafy green trees. But WAIT, this town is characterized by old-fashioned houses and confusing pathways which almost look the same. The roads are surprisingly winding, narrow and unlabeled so you can get lost easily. Don’t worry, we are here to accompany you in the tour of exploring this delightful maze.

Ancient Kiln

Ancient Kiln

Upon visiting Bat Trang village, tourists should not miss the Ancient Kiln as it is the last and only traditional kiln left until now. Though the Kiln is no longer used for firing pottery, visitors are easily struck as amazed by its grandiose and antique construction. Visitors also get the chance to be shown around and have a look at how a handicraft pottery product could be made in the old times and in the current time. By this way, you will see why Bat trang ceramics gets well-known domestically and overseas. Outside the kiln, bountiful ceramic products are displayed and visitors could have hands-on experience making some on their own with an affordable price.

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