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Exploring culturally-rich Van Phuc silk weaving village in Hanoi

The summer months have seen increasing numbers of young visitors flock to Van Phuc silk weaving village in Hanoi to learn about the traditional craft and to snap beautiful photos.

Hanoi, the home of the quintessential craft villages

Known as the land of traditional crafts, Hanoi has the highest number of craft villages in Vietnam: 1,350, nearly one-third of the total number.

Hanoi’s ancient silk weaving village

 VietNamNet Bridge - Located about 10 km from Hoan Kiem Lake, Van Phuc silk village still retains the original characteristics of an ancient village of Vietnam, with age old banyan trees, wells and communal house.

The rise and fall of a microbrewery

 VietNamNet Bridge - Goldmalt in Van Phuc, first praised and cherished, now only 1,5 years later its closed. What happened?

Explaining the death of craft villages

 VietNamNet Bridge - The craft villages fall into distress because of their own faults. Some villages do business without a long-term development plan. Some others label their products as Chinese goods.