Ban Chan Pottery Village

Ban Chan Pottery Village

This village is famous for its traditional pottery-making, where you can watch pots being hand-thrown and fired in old ovens. The village's lamps and pots decorate the small streets of Luang Prabang's old town, and are known all over northern Laos.

Ban Chan is a traditional pottery-making village where you can watch pots being hand- thrown and fired in earthen ovens. The village’s lamp and pots decorate the small streets of Luang Prabang’s old town and are known all over northern Laos. Ban Chan is located in Chomphet District, across the Mekong River just south of Luang Prabang Town. It can be reached by boat in 15 minutes or taking a boat across to the main boat landing in Xieng mene and walking 25 Minutes along the River.

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