Traditional Villages In One Day By Motorcycle Tour
CRAFT VILLAGES, TRADITIONAL VILLAGES IN ONE DAY BY BIKE
Day trip, ~ 120 km
Bat Trang (15 km south-east of Hanoi)
Bat Trang is famous as Vietnam’s top ceramics and pottery products. The craft started in late 14th century with the techniques imported from China. Artisans create super ceramic vases and other masterpieces in their coal or gas kilns: hot sweaty work.
Dong Ky (18 km north east of Hanoi)
– A glory past: Dong Ky was famous as Vietnam’s top firecracker village until 1995 when the government banned firecrackers. Every year, they held a competition for the loudest firecracker.
– A fast switch: It’s now one of the top traditional furniture inlaid with mother of pearl. They also custom-make hand-crafted furniture.