Bat Trang – a paradise of souvenirs in Hanoi

If you want to travel outside Hanoi Capital, a day tour to Bat Trang Pottery Village is an ideal option. The interesting short trip from Hanoi will give you chances to buy elegant souvenirs and to become a ceramic artisan.

Bat Trang – a paradise of souvenirs in Hanoi
Photo by Steven C. Price
We reach the Bat Trang Pottery Village after some November rain. We found that the village is a kingdom of ceramic shops, which offer many household utensils including bowls, cups, plates and pots for decoration purposes. When you pay visit to some stores, a souvenir lover may find out everything they need, from a sophisticated statue with traditional patterns for worshipping to colorful tea cups and fun ceramic piggy banks.

Foreign travelers are advisable to visit the office of Bat Trang Conservation & Tourism Development, JSC displaying ceramic antiques, products and jewelries as well as ceramic production workshops. English & French speaking staff not only explains tourists the village’s history and the ceramic production process, but help them to choose suitable products as well.

Tourists in Hanoi City can take an interesting short trip to Bat Trang pottery village to buy elegant souvenirs and become a ceramic artisan for the day.