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Half day boat trip on Thu Bon River

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Half day boat trip on Thu Bon River

Half day boat trip on Thu Bon RiverTake a boat trip on Thu Bon River to visit Thanh Ha & Kim Bong handicraft Villages. We have the opportunity to discover the local people’s daily activities during the excursion.
Thanh Ha pottery village 
In the 16th and 17th century Thanh Ha was a thriving village. It was famous for earthenware that sold in many provinces in Central Vietnam. It was Thanh Ha villagers who made and provided bricks, roof and floor bricks for old building in Hoian and the surrounding areas. 
Thanh Ha pottery villagers are doing the same work in the same way that their forefathers did in the past. In their clever and skillful hands, clay turn to pretty flower vases, tea pots, piggy banks, wine bottles, water jars, kettles, cooking pots or lovely birds, turtles, buffaloes, cats, ducks, etc.
Nowadays many old buildings in Hoian need repairing and restoring and Thanh Ha villagers are the only trusted contractors that can provide standardized bricks, roof and floor bricks exactly like those during the time when Hoian port town prospered.
Kim Bong village
The village was well known for its carpentry. Most of Hoian old town's architecture was made by their ancestors' from the heyday of Hoian as a commercial port. The technique of Kim Bong carpenters is exceptional. Their work on the head of columns, rafters, pillars, altars, tables, chairs and beds are masterpieces that anyone would admire and give praise to when they see it. The Kim Bong carpenters still keep their traditional alive. Many of them turn to make fishing boats for fishermen all over Central Vietnam. Many are eager to repair and restore old building in town or made wooden statues, wood carved articles and traditional furniture to be sold and exported.

* Services included: Boat trip on Thu Bon River, English speaking guide.

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Validity Until 31 December 2011
( Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/person )


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