Traditional handicraft villages are great bets for people who are interested in specific -Vietnamese culture products. One of these villages that worth your visit is Phu Lang pottery village nestled in Phu Lang commune, Que Vo district, Bac Ninh province, 60 km from Hanoi center. The drive may take over 1 hour.

Phu Lang Pottery Village

Phu Lang Pottery Village, Que Vo District, Bac Ninh

Historically, the village has been making pottery since the 13th century. Up to now, a collection of well – preserved potteries dated back to the 17th – 19th centuries has been showcased in museums.
Ceramic products of the village are extremely diverse from potteries in credence, domestic potteries to potteries in decorating. All of products are created by the sophisticated skills of the pottery craftsmen trying their best to preserve and develop the pottery making of Phu Lang village throughout Vietnam, and even abroad.

Artisans decorating pottery products in Phu Lang Pottery Village

Artisans decorating pottery products in Phu Lang Pottery Village

Tourists visiting Phu Lang Pottery Villages are warmly welcomed by friendly and industrious locals. Tourists will get first-hand experiences about the process of making potteries, or wander around alleys of shops, find some potteries as souvenirs for relatives and friends.