Visit Dong Ho Folk Painting village
This interesting trip gives you a great oportunity to visit Dong Ho folk painting village. The ancient Dong Ho painting village is a famous village of folk paintings, belonging to Song Ho commune, Thuan Thanh district, Bac Ninh province, about 25 km from Hanoi. Dong Ho village (sometimes the locals only call it Ho village) is located on the south bank of Duong River. Dong Ho painting - The quintessence of attractive and unique Vietnamese folk culture in colors, layouts, and shapes. With completely natural materials, Dong Ho painting has a special, warm and special color that perhaps only Vietnam has.
The paintings belong to a series of woodblock prints, created and produced by Dong Ho villagers. This is a type of paintings that closely and vividly expresses the traditional Vietnamese agricultural society, the working life of ordinary, naive, customs and activities of Vietnamese people. We can find familiar images in Dong Ho painting such as: rat wedding, pig flocks, chickens or jealous scenes of young couples ...
Our tour guide will introduce you the process of making a painting and give you some more details of the history of development of Dong Ho folk painting village.
Tours with this experience
Cycling off the beaten track to the peaceful countryside of Bac Ninh province, along the dike of Duong River
See the local life of rural villages and experience local traffic
Enjoy day boat in Halong exploring the World Heritage Site of Halong Bay dotted with abundant limestone islands and caves
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Halong Bay doing kayaking on turquoise water
Breath the fresh air on the beautiful island of Cat Ba
Pedaling through the untouched Cat Ba National Park and amazing seaside roads
If you are strong enough, challenge yourself doing a hike to Ngu Lam Peak located at the middle of the forest to get a great view of the Cat Ba National Park