Non Nuoc Stone Village
Non Nuoc Stone Village has long become one of the most remarkable attractions in Danang. The village is where local people practice stone carving and have their exquisite products sold.
Follow us to have a better understanding of the origin and working progress of this impressive Non Nuoc stone village!
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Wandering around Non Nuoc Stone Village, you can hear the sound of chisel striking through the day. It’s when you realize you are at the right place. On the way to the village, there are hundreds of stones in different size, color and shapes. They are main material for the craftsman to create stunning carving products. How amazing it is when these artists can transform the raw stones into piece of art.
Located at the base of Marble Mountain, Non Nuoc village is where you can easily find a number of stunning items from mortars and pestles and jade jewelry to massive busts of Buddha and recreations of legendary Champa heroes. Each product is the result of hours of creation and hard work. The artists pay much attention to small details that make incredible complex. That’s to say, the village is famous throughout the country for its high-quality products and service.
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Formed in 18th century by the artisan Huynh Ba Quat – one of the most famous artisans of Vietnam at that time, Non Nuoc stone village still preserves its long-term tradition of carving stone and producing products from natural stones. The local started combining the art with business to make the village become a busy trading spot that stands outstandingly in Vietnam. Thanks to the flexible and fast thinking in business, many local people earn great money for living.
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Besides two main colors of white and turquoise, there are several different kinds of stone in colors which will suit your choice.
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How to buy
Treat yourself with a walk around the village and have a look on the shops along the road. No matter how big or small budget you have, there is always something to get home. The price is various from 20,000 VND to 300 million VNDdepending on the products. It is made on the model and material of what you are going to buy. It’s advisable to know that there are many different stone types that mark the difference between products.
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The payment process is fast and easy as you just need to pay in advance, keep the invoice with you and have your shopping delivered directly to your house if they are in big size. For small ones, you can buy and bring back home easily.
How to get there
Bus: Getting on the yellow bus from Hoi An to Danang and ask the driver to drop you off the Marble Mountains. Then, you need to walk about 7 minutes to approach the village.
Motorbike/ Taxi: You can rent a motorbike at 180.000 or simply catch a taxi at around 150,000 – 250,000 to get to the village.
Non Nuoc stone village stands out from other traditional villages in Vietnam for its unique tradition and lifestyle. If you get a chance to Danang, don’t miss a trip to this gifted place.
- Duration: 30 mins- 1 hours to visit this place
Some address you could visit:
- Nguyen Hung: Address: 85 Huyen Tran Cong Chua street, Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
- Tien Hieu: 634 Le Van Hien street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang city
- Phu Quy: 93 Huyen Tran Cong Chua street, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
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