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Address: Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Name/address in local language
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

This traditional pottery-making village is an hour from Hanoi. Visitors can...

This traditional pottery-making village is an hour from Hanoi. Visitors can participate in pottery-making workshops and purchase already-made goods from local artisans.

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Make sure you try pottery making

We visited this pottery village on our own by taking a taxi from Hanoi Old Quarters. The MPV taxi costs about 150,000 dong. Upon reaching the place, we visited one of the shops... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2014
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

I have been there twice. I Loved everything! and the prices are affordable :) u can find lots of things to buy as gifts or bring home for personal use.

Thank Thu H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

Long trip there (about 40 mins)- we were expecting a village in countryside but never really left suburbia. The pottery was nothing special.

1 Thank 747Anne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

One of famous vietnamese handicraft is CERAMIC. So 1 activity that you should to do is travel to Bat Trang or ceramic village. many agency offer tour attraction howeve you can go by yourself by taking bus no.47 (first bus stop at long bien bridge bus station) only 5.000 vnd! The last bus stop is ceramic village that full of... More 

3 Thank Francis P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

most of the shops have the same things, really a luck of imagination, prices are like in Europe, so why to buy there, people are carpet sales people, not interesting at all

Thank Pierre B
Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

We went here through a tour and didn't really enjoy it. The tour guide did give us some great insight into the pottery and its meaning in Vietnam home life but other than that its just a town full of pottery. We walked trough the town and got stared at we felt very unwelcome and even so whilst in the... More 

Thank Amylil23
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

I love there!!! Before I went there I try to search for information to go there by myself. It was easy and save your money same time. You can go by yourself by the bus no.47 at Ga Long Bien Bus stop(It's a big bus stop.) take the bus no.47 to end of way around 30 mins. the bus stop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We visited this pottery village on our own by taking a taxi from Hanoi Old Quarters. The MPV taxi costs about 150,000 dong. Upon reaching the place, we visited one of the shops along the main street opposite the Communal House which allows you to make your own pottery for a USD2. It was quite fun. After molding your pottery,... More 

2 Thank MrGoh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

Bat Trang has become famous among foreign tourists who want to understand more about the historical and traditional values in each handicraft product. In this beautiful village you can may be buy some ceramic goods as souvenirs for your trip in Vietnam.

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Bali, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

and not many food offered. i think its good to open nice teahouse or small reflexology in here. as all the house working for ceramics, but no one carea about hospitality. i walked with my friend shes a photographer, the complex just like a labyrinth no clue. just walk around and find what you interested to see. to buy, i... More 

1 Thank Krishna_photographer
Koriyama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

The village is specialized on pottery. There are many shops where you can by many items like bow, pot, vase as souvenir. The most interesting was seeing people making and hand-paiting pots and plates - amazing watching them do this tedious work. I had real experience to make a cup by myself and it will remind me about this memorable... More 

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