Van Phuc Silk Village Hanoi ( Van Phuc Ward, Ha Dong Distric, Ha Noi ) is renowned for its traditional silk weaving techniques and high quality products, making it one of the most visited craft village in Vietnam. Silk products of Van Phuc village went into poetry, music as a beautiful cultural village of Vietnam. With more than a thousand years of existence, Van Phuc silk captivates visitors on Hanoi local tours with unique embroidery lines and patterns.
According to ancient books, some ancient documents and relics kept showing that the weaving of Van Phuc village came about in the 9th century. Van Phuc was first introduced to the European market between 1931 and 1932 during an international silk exhibition in Marseille, France, where its silk products had gained popularity among traders due to its smooth and lightweight texture.Van Phuc silk mostly was exported to Eastern European market, and since 1990, it has been known widely in many countries all over the world.
Van Phuc silk has been known for its smooth, light weight, delicate, and elegant appearance. Especially, a traditional kind of silk called Van Silk made in Van Phuc make the wearers feel cool in summer and warm in winter. Today, to satisfy various demand for silk of the market, Van Phuc silk producers have expanded their silk and garment goods like embroidered silk, , wrinkled silk, double layers and more colors for silk products.
Moreover, the decorative pattern on the silk of Van Phuc village is meticulously crafted and adhere to traditional art methods such as symmetrical decoration, no frills, complicated but liberal. It can be said, the products of Van Phuc silk village has reached the perfect.
Nowadays, the Van Phuc silk village looks spacious with shops growing up close, silk street stretching out, buyers, sellers, visitors crowded. Tourists may buy available nice souvenir and clothes in the shop, or select the most suitable materials to then get customized products from babies to adults item. The sellers are very friendly and can speak a little English and French to communicate to foreign tourists.
Furthermore, coming to Van Phuc silk village, you will encounter the big gate of the village. On the left side of Van Phuc village gate, you will see the ancient Van Phuc Pagoda with the ancient banyan tree, the well of the lotus and the wooden bridge will surely bring you a relaxed feeling.
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