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Explore Hoi An - Thanh Ha pottery village

Posted By : Threeland Travel / Quang Nam - Hoi An

Thanh Ha Pottery Village is hundreds of years old and has a rustic beauty like a peaceful countryside. This place always attracts domestic and foreign tourists to visit and experience many super interesting activities.

Explore Thanh Ha pottery village, Hoi An with exciting activities

Thanh Ha Pottery Village is a long-standing traditional craft village in Hoi An ancient town. It was formed in the 16th century and started from Thanh Liem village, then moved to Thanh Ha ward as it is today. The 16th - 17th centuries are considered the most glorious period of the pottery village, the village's ceramic products were used to present to the King.

Thanh Ha Pottery Village is located next to the peaceful Thu Bon River, about 3km west of Hoi An city center. Containing many rare ancient features, this pottery village is a great choice for those who love experiencing ancient culture.

Thanh Ha Pottery Village offers visitors a long-standing cultural space, where production processes and ceramic products are made entirely by hand. Coming here, you will experience many interesting and meaningful activities for the trip.

Whether or not the process of making an impressive product is in the hands of the ceramic maker, the finished ceramic product is beautiful and sturdy depending on the raw material, which is clay. From rudimentary clay blocks, through the hands of experienced artisans at Thanh Ha pottery village, they will be transformed into an artistic product.

Here you will be able to observe the process of clay on the wheel, decorative painting, drying of ceramics and finally firing. Every step is done with the spirit of a craft lover, skillful hands and an artistic soul.

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Create your own ceramic products

Besides directly observing the ceramic making stages, visitors can also make their own products with their own creativity.

You can learn from artisans to make common, simple items such as: bowls, plates, vases, cups, etc. Don't worry, if you are clumsy you can still do it with dedicated help from artisans here.

Admire the ancient space of a traditional craft village over hundreds of years old

Thanh Ha Pottery Village is the oldest pottery village in Vietnam. If you have the opportunity to come here on January 10 every year, you will be able to participate in the ceremony to worship the ancestors of the craft, praying for a peaceful new year and prosperous business. In addition, many interesting and fun folk entertainment activities are also organized here.

Coming to the oldest pottery village in Vietnam, you must definitely participate in viewing impressive works of art or choose products as gifts for relatives and friends.

Visit Thanh Ha Terracotta Park

With an area of up to 6,000 m2, the terracotta park here is considered the largest ceramic park in Vietnam. It is a place to store and preserve ceramic products of Thanh Ha village, while promoting Vietnamese ceramics to international friends.

The terracotta park has two separate areas: the upside down building and the upside down building. The upside-down building is a conservation area for ceramic artifacts from ancient times. The upside-down building is an exhibition and introduction area for new ceramic works. In particular, this place also has ceramic products simulating famous architectural works such as the White House, Leaning Tower of Pisa, pyramids, Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris, One Pillar Pagoda...


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