Phu Lang Village

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 Bac Ninh is not only well-known for the traditional pagodas and temples, but also for the traditional villages, which have great contribution in preserving local culture. Tourists can take chance to visit several villages, each of which is specialized in producing a traditional product. One of these villages that worth your visit is Phu Lang pottery village.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phu Lang is one of the well-known pottery village in the north of Vietnam, which is situated in Phu Lang commune, Que Vo district, Bac Ninh province. The village is about 60km to the northeast of Hanoi. Phu Lang is one among the pottery villages which receives much attention from tourists. Together with Bat Trang pottery village (Gia Lam – Hanoi) and Tho Ha pottery village (Bac Giang), Phu Lang is a worth-visit destination for both local and foreign tourists.

Phu Lang pottery village was founded and flourished during the Tran Dynasty. Today, several potteries dated back to the 17th – 19th centuries are still preserved and displayed at Vietnam History Museum. The main categories that Phu Lang potteries focus on includes: Pottery in credence, Domestic pottery (used in family) and Pottery in decorating.

Phu Lang's pottery items are featured by the sophisticated skills of the pottery craftsmen. They are trying their best to preserve and develop the pottery making of Phu Lang village throughout Vietnam, and even abroad.

Tourists visiting Phu Lang Pottery Villages are warmly welcomed by friendly and industrious local people. When being asked about the process of making potteries, they are open and enthusiastic to talk about their work with great passion. And surely, tourists can not refuse to buy some potteries as souvenirs for relatives and friends.


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