Thanh Ha – A Taciturn Pottery Village Hiding In The Old Town Hoi An

Was once a prosperous village, Thanh Ha was disappearing from the flow of time, brings the pottery skill of the ancient Vietnamese with it till the tourism industry found out its beauty and promotes this traditional village to the world.

Thanh Ha pottery village

Thanh Ha pottery village

1. Thanh Ha feature

Located 3km away to the West of Hoi An old town, Thanh Ha is an ancient village which appeared in the XVI century. Their original occupation is creating pottery products for trading purpose, including is cup, bowl, jar, vase…with diverse type and color, specially they are lighter than the same kind of the other villages. Thanh Ha’s products quickly became a tribute to the kings.
 Thanh Ha location
Thanh Ha location
Its raw material is the clay along Thu Bon river. After the processing stage, the essence clay is ready for the sharping step, when 2 people cooperating to rotate the spin by their foot while one using their hand to creating the product form. After the form firmed, the product is basked under the sun for few days then be putted to decorate. The last steps are firing and coloring. This is the process of a Thanh Ha product generation.
 Thanh Ha product generation
Thanh Ha product generation
 Thanh Ha colorful products
Thanh Ha colorful products

2. Thanh Ha experiences

Come to Thanh Ha, the tourists have the chance to immerse into the ancient architecture, to learn about the occupation, which is watching the process of the pottery generation. Specially, since 2015, the “Dat Nung Thanh Ha” theme park has been putted into operating with the building made of brick and terracotta is an unique and significant place that you won’t want to missed.
 Experience the pottery generating on your own
Experience the pottery generating on your own
Experience the pottery generating on your own
 Exciting Thanh Ha Pottery theme park
Exciting Thanh Ha Pottery theme park
Exciting Thanh Ha Pottery theme park
Exciting Thanh Ha Pottery theme park

3. Thanh Ha ticket price

Of course the little excursion will cost you something, but it’s nothing to compares to the enjoyable memory that you could have there.
With just only 15.000 VND/person/day, and the ticket is valid in 24 hours. And if you are come by a group with more than 7 persons, you will get a free tour guide and a souvenir to take away with.
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