The village, with a tradition of making incense sticks for more than a century, has gradually become a colorful check-in point in the heart of Hanoi.
Hanoi not only has the beauty of 36 streets that make up the soul of the capital land, but also stands out with traditional craft villages with special cultural values. Each craft village has its own characteristic that attracts the attention of many tourists, among them is Quang Phu Cau incense village, a village that has existed for more than 100 years, preserving the traditional incense-making profession and being The beautiful check-in location makes visitors from near and far fascinated.
Recently, Quang Phu Cau incense village is not only known as a traditional craft village anymore, but also visited by young people in the capital and international visitors as a tourist destination. Beautiful check-in scene, both visiting and listening to stories about incense making.
Hanoi’s young people invite each other to take photos in a 100-year-old incense village, as beautiful as Hue
Preserving traditional cultural values
About 35km from the center of Hanoi, there is a bright red incense toothpick village named Quang Phu Cau. This place is located in Quang Phu Cau commune, Ung Hoa district, which is a beautiful check-in coordinate on the outskirts of Hanoi.
Since ancient times, making incense is a tradition of the Vietnamese people, so many villages producing incense sticks are still preserved to this day. Quang Phu Cau incense toothpick village has existed for more than a hundred years, but until now, it still retains the ancient features of a village in the Northern Delta.
Uncle Nguyen Huu Long, one of the long-time incense makers in Cau Bau village, said: “The craft of making incense in the village appeared a hundred years ago, these products are not only consumed domestically but also exported to other countries. foreign countries such as India, China, Malaysia…”. Besides, in addition to providing incense sticks mainly to serve spiritual life, this place is also a familiar destination for Ha Thanh people and many other tourists, especially foreign tourists.
Discover the beauty of Quang Phu Cau incense village with interesting experiences
Coming to Quang Phu Cau incense village, visitors not only have the opportunity to learn about the traditional craft of making incense for generations, but also have the opportunity to check-in with the eye-catching “giant flowers” here. The road to the village is not too arduous, only facing a few cramped roads by means of transport of goods in and out continuously, and just moving a few more sections, you will feel the distinctive scent and sparkling red color of the village. incense foot.
Although the scene is not crowded, focusing on a whole row as much as Thuy Xuan incense village (Hue), but along the entrance to the village are bouquets of incense with outstanding colors and images of workers always chopping bamboo and sharpening bamboo. incense dyed bamboo.
On sunny days, drying incense is also one of the main jobs in the production of incense sticks. Each bouquet of incense is spread out, spreading like giant flowers under the bright sunlight, all creating a great background for you to enjoy your virtual life.
With impressive beauty and a history of more than a hundred years, Quang Phu Cau incense village has become a traditional craft village in Hanoi, attracting domestic and foreign tourists to come and explore.
More specifically, this place is also honored to have been introduced by the French news agency AFP and the American news site Business Insider to introduce the beauty of Vietnamese traditional craft villages to international friends in 2019 and 2022, becoming the pride of the world. pride of the people of Hanoi.
Experience exploring Hanoi incense village
Quang Phu Cau incense village is not too far from the center of Hanoi, so visitors can easily come here by car, motorbike or bus.
– Motorcycles, cars: From the center of Hanoi, go straight to National Highway 21B, Provincial Road 429 to Quang Phu Cau.
– Bus: move to Yen Nghia bus station, then take bus 91.
– Cat Linh – Ha Dong train: move to the end of Yen Nghia, then take bus 91.
As a traditional craft village, Quang Phu Cau incense village operates almost all year round and is extremely bustling. However, to ensure the quality of true incense, the village’s workshops have to depend a lot on weather conditions.
If drying incense when it is not sunny, or settling dew, all stages seem to have to stop. Therefore, visitors should choose on sunny days, the bright yellow color highlights the crimson bouquets to ensure the most shimmering virtual life photos. Visitors can contact the factory in advance to ask about the time to dry the incense or book a shooting schedule for the factory to shape in advance.
Although it is a village making incense sticks, it also promotes tourism development equally. Along the way to the village, you will admire colorful bouquets of incense flashing everywhere, but to take a photo to check in with these bouquets, you will need to spend a part of the cost of taking pictures at the price of 100,000 VND (3$)/ person. , if you have the required shape, you should send an extra part of the fostering fee to the workers here, because the arrangement of the bouquets of incense is also quite extreme, each time there are tourists visiting the uncles and aunts. The workers always put their hands together and pack a lot of incense sticks. A small suggestion is to prepare cash with the appropriate denomination, along with giving a separate allowance for the workers.
In the midst of the fiery red here, you should choose for yourself an outfit with a contrasting color to the color of the incense, be it white, yellow, or blue tones… That will help you stand out to win many photos. it’s more beautiful.
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