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Bat Trang Ceramic Village Half Day from Hanoi
Take a walk through the fascinating ceramic village of Bat Trang. See the workshops that produce ceramic items popular around the world, and try your hand at the potter’s wheel as well.
- Visit Vietnam’s top village for ceramic production
- See how artisans make the ceramic items that are shipped throughout the world
- Learn how to use a potter’s wheel and make your own work of art
DescriptionYou’ll depart Hanoi in the early morning for the 10-kilometer northeasterly drive to Bat Trang ceramic village on this 5-hour excursion. Bat Trang is a 500-year-old community located on the left bank of the Red River. The village is known for producing the best pottery in Vietnam and the items produced here are shipped all over the world. Begin your tour with a visit to the Bat Trang pagoda, where locals worship the ancient artists who founded the village. Take a walk to a workshop where you’ll see how the ceramic products are made, from start to finish. As you explore the village further you’ll stop to learn how to throw a pot on a potter’s wheel. Take home your new creation as a souvenir of your time in Bat Trang. Finally you’ll head to the market to see the variety of beautiful ceramics produced in the village before returning to Hanoi in time for lunch.
IncludesAir-conditioned private vehicle English speaking guide A bottle of water
- Free pick-up at your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi is provided. If you are staying outside this area, please make your way to Opera House