Traditional villages

TUY LOAN “BANH TRANG”

Post the date: 01/11/2017

Tuy Loan is an ancient village in Hoa Phong Commune, Hoa Vang District, about 15km to the west of Da Nang. This village is famous for sesame “banh trang” (rice paper/rice cracker) and mi quang (quang noodles). The village residents usually put “banh trang” on altars on death anniversaries or at Tet. Today, the Tuy Loan “banh trang” has become…

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NON NUOC STONE CARVING VILLAGE

Post the date: 01/11/2017

Apart from its great beaches and beautiful landscapes, Da Nang boasts the Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village, which is a typical and unique craft village to the south of the City. Situated at the foot of the Marble Mountains in Ngu Hanh Son District’s Hoa Hai Ward, this craft village has a proud history covering more than 200 years. The…

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NAM O FISH SAUCE VILLAGE

Post the date: 01/11/2017

The Nam O Fish Sauce Village was established in the early 20th century. Nam O is a small fishing village at the mouth of the Cu De river, at the foot of the Hai Van Pass, and is in Hoa Hiep Ward, Lien Chieu District. Nam O fish sauce is a speciality of Da Nang. It is well-known throughout the…

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CAM NE MAT VILLAGE

Post the date: 01/11/2017

Cam Ne Mat Village, which is 14 km to the south-west of Da Nang, belongs to Hoa Tien Commune, Hoa Vang District. Cam Ne mats were used in the royal palaces of the Nguyen Dynasty, and the artists from Cam Ne Village were honoured and rewarded by the kings. According to the elders of this village, mat craft originated from…

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KHO ME CAKES

Post the date: 01/11/2017

Kho me (sesame) cakes are made from glutinous flour, rice flour, granulated sugar, ginger, and sesame. The rice flour is mixed with the glutinous flour, then poured into a mould to be steamed and then dried. Next, the cakes are soaked in sugar or sesame. The ones that are soaked glutinous flour are called “kho no”, and those soaked in…

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