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Address: Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Half-Day Bat Trang Ceramics Tour from Hanoi
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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 19 January 2014
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Faro, Portugal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Didn't like my visit to the village at all. A boring place eager to attract tourists and make money. I felt like a lab mouse, trapped, manipulated.

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Malang
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

One hour trip from old quarter to Bat Trang by bus. Bus no. 47 goes directly from Long Bien to Bat Trang village. The bus stop in front of the village. Don't expect too much, just ceramic and statue shop. Many kind of ceramic product sells here from lowest as VND5.000. We also can made our own ceramic like mug... More 

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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.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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.

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bkk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 

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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

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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 

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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 19 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 

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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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