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Bat Trang Ceramic Village

Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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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.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tea set” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

A very interesting excursion to Bat Trang - such a lot to see and the opportunity to make your own pottery

1  Thank briangb210547
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great for both adults & kids, the village has nice ceramic products for sale and holds ceramic making classes which are hugely popular with kids.

1  Thank FireSpitter
Reviewed April 19, 2014

I love ceramic and although the reviews weren't that great, I still decided to go because I saw some nice pieces in a store at the Old Quarter, so I was hopeful. Even though I could have taken the bus, the hotel suggested that I...More

2  Thank Maria L
Reviewed April 18, 2014

with a very short time here. i try to do my coffee cup from a to z, very special. many young people come here to find out about the ceramic

1  Thank Christina P
Reviewed April 15, 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.

1  Thank TorgutPt
Reviewed April 15, 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...More

Thank Mariapeni
Reviewed March 31, 2014

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
Reviewed March 30, 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
Reviewed March 28, 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...More

3  Thank Francis P
Reviewed March 14, 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
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry, I don't know. We took a taxi from Hanoi and made the taxi driver wait to make sure that we would get back safely. The driver gave us his phone number and we made the sales person in the last shop tell the driver... More
Cheryl F
July 23, 2016|
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Response from Hansi Z | Reviewed this property |
Depending how old they are and what year they are made! The entire village is a pottery shop and they have thousands of vases. Traditionally ,Vietnamese pottery is not as expensive to buy. Your best bet is to go to an antic... More
June 21, 2016|
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Response from 8nlssy | Reviewed this property |
This is a huge village and it depends what you want; tea set, vases, figurines, animal figurines, decorative items, name tags, key chains,knick knacks, etc. You would need to walk around and decide. The other thing to... More