What You’ll Do
Enjoy the rural Red River landscape on the drive to Bat Trang pottery village
Watch as quality ceramics are created by hand
Shop for unique ceramic items to take home
Bat Trang pottery village has produced high quality ceramics for a thousand years. Enjoy a drive into the countryside, traveling along the Red River, and see how this pottery is made by hand. You’ll have a chance to shop for some interesting pieces!
What to Expect
Bat Trang, located on the Red River in northern Vietnam, has been an important ceramics center for centuries. The skilled artisans of Bat Trang village have been responsible for carrying on a tradition of making pottery that has a distinctive look.
This pottery village exports more than USD 40 million in ceramic goods annually, particularly dinnerware and ornamental ware. During this 3-hour tour you’ll see pieces being made, including bowls, dishes, pots, cups, wine jars, large vases, and big-bellied jars. Each piece is further distinguished by a glaze, such as an ancient pearl blaze, crackle glaze, dark glaze, indigo-blue flower glaze, grey flower glaze, or melt glaze.
Bat Trang’s celadon, crackle-glazed vases, and designs inspired by ancient times are popular around the world. In addition to observing the art of making ceramics by hand you’ll have an opportunity to visit family factories all over the village to find a special piece to take home.
Land transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
What’s Not Included
What to Remember
Children under 2 years can join the tour for free.
Children 12 years and older are considered adults for admission purposes.