Vietnamese Ceramics: Trip to Bat Trang traditional pottery village, Hanoi

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Bat Trang is a Vietnamese ceramics village in the northern part of Vietnam, just more than 10 km from the center of Hanoi capital. It lies on the bank of Red River which is rich of resources for making ceramics.

This village was formed in the Ly dynasty. Over the past 500 years of history with the ups and downs of the same time. But the name Bat Trang still exists and growing up until now.

Bat Trang pottery products have been highly appreciated for their quality, many designs, designs and types, divided into functional groups such as household ceramics, worship items, fine pottery Art, building ceramics and decorative ceramics.

Ceramic bowl is circulated all over the country, even expert to oversea countries. Bat Trang pottery village is not only a place to make a national product brand, contributing to preserve the cultural values ​​of the capital but also one of the popular tourist destinations in Hanoi .

Vietnamese Ceramics: Trip to Bat Trang traditional pottery village, Hanoi
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How to travel to Bat Trang

Bat Trang is really close to Hanoi so you can travel easily by various methods. If you want to travel on your own, bicycling and riding motorbike are two exciting choices because you will venture through the dynamic city, cross Long Bien Bridge or Chuong Duong Bridge where you can see the Red Delta River and then meet the poetic countryside in Hanoi. 

Other Choices include travel by bus; taxi or tour.

Bus: Take bus line 47 (stops is near Dong Xuan Market) and stop at Bat Trang, the end terminal of lines.

Taxi is faster and more convenient yet costly. 

Tour: You will be provided with full service throughout the journey along with experienced local guides.

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Bat Trang Village - Do-it-yourself at the Ceramic Village Hanoi

The most attractive tours of Hanoi to Bat Trang pottery village is probably the experience of manually molding clay blocks into cups, plates, lovely items as you like.

First, visitors will receive a large and moist clay with a turntable. Guests will make the cups, plates, vases or molded cute animals. Products depend on the imagination, creativity and craftsmanship of visitors.

However, do not worry because visitors will receive the dedicated guidance from artisans here. They will make the work of visitors become more perfect.

After that, the items made by visitors are dried for about 30 minutes, decorated and heated like other Bat Trang products. Visitors will be brought back to the achievement as a souvenir when visiting the pottery village.

It's fun to have hands-on experience in making pottery

Bat Trang Pottery - A meaningful souvenir

Bat Trang pottery village is not only a great tourist attractions, but the products from the village is also a souvenir of great significance for relatives and friends. When you want to buy a pottery as a gift, the ceramic market is the place visitors should visit.

Pottery market is the place where hundreds of shops selling ceramics close together. Each store displays a myriad of products, including vases, bowls, jars, tea pots, wall paintings, wind chimes, necklaces and bracelets.

The most distinctive features are the statues from big to small, as real life as the Lao Nong, the buffalo, Tuan Tu statue...

Bat Trang pottery village with many interesting things about culture, history, Bat Trang people are friendly, hospitable has left in the hearts of visitors unforgettable impression. The article about Bat Trang pottery village of Vietnam Typical Tours hopes to provide useful information for visitors who are Vietnam tour plan the land where people can "turn soil into flowers".

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