Van Phuc – The Oldest Village in Vietnam

Van Phuc is considered as the oldest village in Vietnam that attracts a lot of visitors thanks to its ancient beauty and silk craft.

Van Phuc Village on the outskirts of Hanoi, which has carried on the silk trade for more than 1,000 years, has been recognized as the oldest in the country by the Vietnam Book of Records.

Its silk products, chosen for display at two fairs in Marseille and Paris in France in 1931 and 1932, were described as the best of their kind in Indochina. You might also be interested in the India International Silk Fair.

At this high-profile event of an industry that is one of the main pillars of the Indian economy some 150 exhibitors, especially exporters, exhibit their products. To promote the silk trade between India and Vietnam, Indians now get Visa on Arrival in Vietnam.

Villagers have preserved their traditional silk weaving techniques and showcase their products at more than 150 outlets on the “silk street” in Van Phuc ward, Ha Dong District.

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