Located next to the center of Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist area is Van Lam embroidery village (Ninh Hai – Hoa Lu). It is not known when the embroidery village has existed, but according to people, embroidery appeared in Van Lam thousands of years ago. Legend has it that under the Tran dynasty, the king was stationed in this area and it was Queen Tran Thi Dung who opened an embroidery class to teach people in the area, since then the craft has been handed down and developed.
Located in the tourist areaTam Coc Bich Dong. I don’t know when it appeared, but according to the elders in the village, the craft village has existed for thousands of years. The ancients said that in the Tran Dynasty, the king stationed in this place and it was Queen Tran Thi Dung who opened the first embroidery class and has been handed down to this day.
Van Lam embroidery craft village was recognized by the province in 2006. In November 2007, the Vietnam Craft Village Association also recognized Van Lam as one of 12 typical craft villages of the country.
This is the largest hand-embroidered painting ever of a traditional Vietnamese village . The picture has a size of 5.5m x 31m, the area of the main painting online casino is 170.5m 2., was implemented and completed in 2 years time. The picture shows the sentiments of the people of Hoa Lu ancient capital with the content describing the landscape of the ancient capital associated with the capital Thang Long – Hanoi, accompanied by King Ly Thai To’s decree to move the capital to affirm Thang Long – Ha Noi. Noi is the eternal capital of the Vietnamese nation. The embroidery painting “Coi Xua” is a special work of art with good artistic content and quality, ensuring aesthetics, showing traditional embroidery and quality. Simple, emotional, not pompous, ostentatious but bold, loving and simple, associated with the theme of the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi. The work is expected to be displayed in Hanoi from August 25 to 28, 2010 for the masses and international tourists to enjoy and learn more about a traditional Vietnamese craft village.
From slender threads or pieces of cloth of all colors, with talented hands and love for the profession, artisans have created many products with high aesthetic value, sophisticated lines imbued with cultural identity. Ethnicity and characteristics of the ancient capital. Craft village products are diverse in both types and designs. From white embroidery, artistic color embroidery to high-tech and artistic lace products, not only supplied domestically but also exported to fastidious markets such as: Japan, Italy, Korea, Switzerland Switzerland, France, Germany…
Best time to visit
People often combine the trip to Van Lam Village with the trip to Tam Coc – Bich Dong. Therefore, the time they visit will depend on their own schedule. Overall, Van Lam village is a destination worth visiting for the whole year. However, you should not visit in the rainy season like August if you want to have a nice trip.
If you intend to visit Van Lam village, the most suitable time for you is from early May to June. During that time, the weather is very mild and you can take beautiful pictures of the kingdom. embroidery lace.
What to do in Van Lam embroidery village?
Van Lam Embroidery Village was established in the 13th century and is famous for its embroidery products year by year. At the village gate, you can see an ancient temple built to show respect and gratitude to the person who taught embroidery to the people here.
When you have the opportunity to visit Van Lam, go for a walk and see how artisans make embroidery works with their skillful hands. You can buy or take pictures of famous embroidery products not only in Vietnam but also abroad or cycle around the village, meet the locals and buy special souvenirs.
There are several motel or restaurant options near Van Lam embroidery village or Tam Coc – Bich Dong. In addition, you can learn more about the subtleties of the embroidery process and discover historical and cultural values while staying in the artisan’s home. The people here are open and hospitable to tourists from all over the world. They will make a lot of specialties and delicious dishes of Ninh Binh to welcome you.
Coming to Van Lam embroidery village, you will understand more deeply the soul of the people and the northern countryside. Today, Van Lam has expanded tourism and production as well as promoting and preserving the original beauty and unique traditions of his homeland.
Some nearby attractions
- Thung Nham Bird Garden
- Tam Coc Bich Dong
- Hoa Lu ancient capital
- Trang An Bai Dinh
- Dance Cave
In the midst of many ups and downs of history, Van Lam embroidery village is always there, the elderly artisans are still diligent every day to bring the tradition of their ancestors to the younger generation with the fire of enthusiasm and national pride. . Through each needle, it seems that we can fully feel the Vietnamese soul. Have a nice day, let’s visit Van Lam village together!