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Hoi An tour to Kim Bong and Thanh Ha traditional handicraft villages

Kim Bong Carpentry Village - Thanh Ha Pottery Village
Hoi an is known as an ideal relaxing place, together with its enchanting town, great foods, beautiful beaches, and pensive traditional handicraft villages. Especially, the villages as Kim Bong and Thanh Ha are proud of a strong vitality in spite of undergoing lots of time. They are the most famous traditional villages in Faifo owing to the classical products that have flourished to the romance of the old town. Hoi an tour to Kim Bong and Thanh Ha offers you not only the knowledge about these beguiling villages, but also the experience in trying doing a carpentry or pottery products. 


Day 1
The Old Town - Thanh Ha - Kim Bong
The classic ceramic product of the artisan in Thanh Ha Village
The classic ceramic product of the artisan in Thanh Ha Village
08.30. The local tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. We start the cultural day by a walking throughout Hoi an town to the port on Thu Bon river. Embark to the wooden boat, then streaming along Thu Bon. From there, you can admire the busy life in the riverside. 
10.00. The boat stop in Thanh Ha Pottery village where you can feel about a rural country with the clever pottery artisans. Experience the daily life of a traditional handicraft village, and learn the way of making ceramic products with the steps as forming the clay, natural drying under the sunlight, burning, sculpturing… 
Introduce about Thanh Ha Village:
Appearing from the 15th and 16th centuries, Thanh Ha village was development fast together with the changing of Hoi an commercial port. It is well-known by the earthenware products, which is made from brown clay. Thanks to many years of traditional handicraft growth, Thanh Ha products as bricks, tiles, vases, bowls, floor slabs… was sold in many provinces of central Vietnam. Nowadays, you can admire many ancient pottery arts in the boutique houses and streets of Hoi an. 

11.30. The boat continues stopping at Kim Bong Village – the motherland of the most talented woodwork carpenters in central Vietnam. Visiting the village, you will listen to the history of Kim Bong, go to the ship - building yards, then observing the making process of artisans here. The handicrafts and sculptures is “must-see” things in Kim Bong.
Introduce about Kim Bong Village:
The Kim Bong is an integral destination to be deep in the spiritual culture and art of Hoian. Going with the development of Faifo commercial port, the village has had a significant contribution to the life, architecture, and beauty of Hoian from the 15th century. Kim Bong experienced its own majestic period in the 18th century when itself dividing the traditional handicraft into three main works: woodworks of urban architectures, carpentry in civil projects, and ship building. The village is really famous thanks to the preserved long-standing products in Hoian Old Town. Nowadays, travelers can find out the silhouette of the Kim Bong in the ancient architecture of Hoi an.

13.00. Have lunch at a local restaurant (on request). Back to your hotel. End of Hoi an tour to Kim Bong and Thanh Tra traditional villages.

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