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Thanh Ha Pottery Village – Kim Bong Carpenter Village

  • Duration: 1 days -1 nights
  • Trip Code: HDT14
  • Price: Price From: $13 - $27

In the 16th and 17th century Thanh Ha was a thriving village. It was famous for earthenware that was sold in many provinces throughout Central Vietnam. It was the Thanh Ha villagers who made the bricks, tiles and floor slabs for the old buildings in Hoi An and the surrounding areas.

Kim Bong village Kim Bong village is well known for its carpentry. Most of Hoi An old town’s architecture was made by their ancestors, dating back to the town’s heyday as a commercial port. The technique of the carpenters is exceptional.

  • transport: Boat

In the 16th and 17th century Thanh Ha was a thriving village. It was famous for earthenware that was sold in many provinces throughout Central Vietnam. It was the Thanh Ha villagers who made the bricks, tiles and floor slabs for the old buildings in Hoi An and the surrounding areas. The Thanh Ha potters are still working in the same way as their forefathers. With their clever and skilful hands, they turn clay into pretty flower vases, tea pots, piggy banks, wine bottles, water jars, kettles, cooking pots or lovely ornaments of birds, turtles, buffaloes, cats and ducks.

Nowadays many old buildings in Hoi An need restoring and the Thanh Ha villagers are the only contractors that can provide standardized bricks, tiles and floor slabs exactly like the ones when the old port town prospered.

Kim Bong village Kim Bong village is well known for its carpentry. Most of Hoi An old town’s architecture was made by their ancestors, dating back to the town’s heyday as a commercial port. The technique of the carpenters is exceptional. Their work on the head of columns, rafters, pillars, altars, tables, chairs and beds is masterful and can be appreciated by anyone who sees it. The Kim Bong carpenters still keep their traditional skills alive. Many of them make fishing boats for fishermen all over Central Vietnam. They often restore the old buildings in town or make wooden statues and traditional furniture to be sold and exported.

Half day tour program

08.00: Our local guide will meet you, walk through the old streets and then embark on a boat from the bank of the Thu Bon River. Enjoy the beauty of ancient Hoi An from the river. Continue toThanh Ha pottery village; discover the daily life of the villagers. View the various stages of producing the many kinds of pottery products like: jar, vase, pot, earthen pot, decorative lamps and so on. Continue to visit Kim Bong carpenters’ village, listen to the village’s history and visit the shipbuilding yards, and see the handicrafts and sculptures. Return to Hoi An Travel where your tour ends.

Hotel Class Price in party of Single
Supplement
 
2 pax 3 - 4 pax 5 - 6 pax 7 - 8 pax 9 - 10 pax
Rates $ 27 $ 22 $ 18 $ 16 $ 13   Booking

Tour price includes:
English and Vietnamese local tour guide, boat trip to visit villages, and entrance fees

Tour price excludes:
Travel Insurrance, Drinks, Personal expenses, tipping is at customer discretion

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