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    Conical hat market - unique culture in Vietnam’s villages

    Chuong village in Phuong Trung commune, Thanh Oai district is renowned as one of the most ancient craft villages in Vietnam and is famous for its centuries old tradition of conical hat making.

    With more than 300 years of history, conical hats in Chuong village have become familiar to many generations of villagers. Local residents are always proud of having a tradition of making conical hats.
    Conical hat market - unique culture in Vietnam’s villages
    Photo by Hồng Anh

    The conical hat market of Chuong has preserved the traditional culture of Vietnamese people, as the conical hat symbolizes the charming beauty of Vietnam’s people and land.

    The conical hat market of Chuong village is open on the 4th, 10th, 14th, 20th, 24th and 30th of lunar months. The bustling market comes to life with trade, bearing the hallmarks of Vietnamese countryside culture.

    Artisans say making a conical hat is a painstaking process, choosing materials meticulously from such localities as Ha Tinh and Quang Binh. To make a beautiful conical hat, artisans must select proper rings for the making processing. A conical hat is wholesaled from VND40,000 to VND60,000.

    So, The conical hats of Chuong village are favoured by customers for cheap prices, good design and endurance.  They are also exported to foreign markets.

    If you have the opportunity come to Hanoi, make a trip to here. Admire the beautiful hats and you can also buy yourself, your relatives  with a hat to celebrate.

    Source : VOV
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