Hanoi surrounding with Bat Trang Ceramic village & Dau Pagoda
(This tour could be from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm or from 13.30 pm to 17.00 pm)
Pick you up at a hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to depart for Bat Trang ancient ceramic village:
This Vietnam’s premier ceramics center is 15 km northeast of the city center. While the upper side is quite commercialized and focuses on glazed ceramic items, the riverside ‘ancient’ village leans more towards earthenware and pottery products. There is also a large ceramics market with many small business people selling a wide variety of items large and small.
The morning trip will be continued with visiting the biggest pagoda in the Buddhist center region: Dau pagoda. This ancient pagoda has undergone many restorations and expansion, with the largest construction undertaken under the Ly and Tran dynasty. Going through the fluctuation of history, although many structures in the region were destroyed, the pagoda still exists and preserves the traditional oriental architecture style especially the woodblock aged about 1752 years old and two bronzes’ Xa Loi bodies of Vu Khac Minh and Vu Khac Truong monk.
Return to Hanoi. The trip ends at your hotel.
“Dau” Pagoda Visiting Site/Activity
Dau pagoda is a major Buddhist temple in Bac Ninh Province. Located some 30 km from Hanoi, the temple historically marks the ancient settlement of Luy Lau, once an important center of Buddhism in Vietnam.
Bat Trang ceramic market Visiting Site/Activity
Bat Trang ceramic market locates in the center of Bat Trang village, where you can find all from vases, jars, bowls designs and contemporary colors to the type of cup, plate antique reproductions, the paintings, art objects …are made by from ceramic material
- Private car transfer with an experienced driver
- English speaking tour guide.
- All entrances fees
- VAT and other taxes
- Hotel in Hanoi
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Camera fees (if any)
- Surcharge for peak season (Christmas and New Year)
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