Hanoi is the Vietnam's capital, is one of the most popular destinations within his keeping the historical and cultural, is a pride of the people of Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular.Hanoi is surrounded by two rivers in northern Vietnam: Red River and Day River. It is said that the name "Hanoi" is derived from the meaning "inside the two rivers". The ancient traces of this river created many beautiful lakes and romantic for the capital Hanoi. Ho is the green lung of Ha Noi, plays an important role in regulating the climate for all parts of the city.
"Hanoi 36 Ward Street," is a familiar phrase in Ha Noi.Trong past, each street is named specialist for a specific item. That explains why Hanoi has 36 names very close. Currently, although many of the streets that no longer sell the product is named, some still keep the small business activity is the livelihood of the people. The focus of this city in the old quarter of Hanoi - located near Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi.
Called the "City for Peace" - Hanoi center deserves a political, economic, cultural and tourism in Vietnam - one of the most interesting destinations and safe for foreign tourists Vietnam.
ANCIENT CITY OF HANOI
How old are these streets?
The name of the street is derived from?
Street and specialized craft guilds: Most tourists eager to explore the old quarter known for professional craft of every street. Hang Gai offers silk clothing accessories, embroidery, and other silver products. Hang Quat, the street that formerly sold silk and feather fan, now selling funeral items go under the brightly colored and festive flags, clothing for religious objects. SKU sparkling with glossy paper products, such as packaging gifts, wedding decorations and miniature paper objects to burn for the dead. Lan Ong street is interesting with flavors emanating from the herbal medicinal products include: leaves, roots, bark, and powders, ... Come here, you might feel as if you are in an area combines ancient architecture and the types of products!
36 streets, or more than that?
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If you already know about Vietnam, you may not be surprised to hear that the vases, bowls, dishes, and other Bat Trang products have been exported worldwide. If you want to admire the artisans make ceramics by hand, come here! Moreover, you can also try! Calendar Sulang Bat Trang was established in the 14th century or 15th according to some documents.
However, according to the villagers, the village may appear sooner. There are two stories related to the origin of the village. One of them said that under the Ly, in 1100, when the independent states and in the initial stages of growth, has three scholars returned from business trips to China included ceramics industries return to Vietnam and teaching for residents of Bat Trang. In another story, back to 10th century, when King Ly Cong Uan moved the capital to Thang Long, the establishment and development of craft villages; many entrepreneurs and artisans from many regions have come here to settle.
At Bat Trang, which has a lot of white clay, many potters, including Nguyen Ninh Trang family, arrived and built the kiln here. Accordingly, Bat Trang has gradually changed from a normal ceramic village became a center of pottery and ceramics gio.Thoi famous until now elapsed, the village has grown and become popular with enamel quality and best design, popular in and outside the country. Foreign market popularity of Bat Trang are Japan (under the brand name "Kochi (Giao Chi) ware"), Dutch, English, Portuguese, Southeast Asia, ... Pottery & ceramics production process xuatDe well tiengQuy producing a complete product, one must follow three steps.
The first step is to make the frame. The artists selected suitable clay, process it and start implementing a crude product; so the crude product was edited to the most beautiful shape. Second, they decorated and enamelled products. Last but not least, the crude product is heated for 3 days and 3 nights. There are many types of ovens, but the temperature must be at 1200 degrees C or 1300 degrees C. After firing, the products are launched, grading and repair if errors.
Since it launched the finished product a popular product categories bought away from home hao.Cac Bat Trang products are divided into 3 categories based on the intended use: - Furniture handy: includes all kinds of plates, bowls, cups of tea, warm tea, bottles, flasks, vases ... the other thing is these products of a thickness greater than the product of the worship Quoc.- Supplies: includes all kinds of candelabra, candlesticks, incense burners, altar boxes, ... these are for the valuable collectibles years depending on the manufacturer, the name of the manufacturer and the name of the worker gom.- decorations: the model homes, altars , statues and furniture is truc.Diem especially decorated on diverse products.
Thanks to a long history of development, the village's pottery products have been accumulating a lot of different designs. Bat Trang pottery is distinguished also by enamel, with high quality and varied colors, such as blue, brown, white, green moss, with both yeast and yeast tron.Thuc cracked fact, have appeared a number of competition in domestic and international high-tech advantage. However, most customers prefer handmade products containing historical values and traditions. Therefore, there is nothing surprising in Bat Trang artisans still busy every day. More importantly, the village is now also very popular tourist destination attracting a large number of tourists every year to visit and purchase pottery.