Discover the longest ceramic mosaic in the world

Hanoi ceramic road, the little-known gem – a hidden highlight of the city, is the longest ceramic mosaic in the world. With a length of about 4 km, the Ceramic Road is one of the major projects built upon the occasion of the Millennial Anniversary of Hanoi. coming to Hanoi, most travelers should not miss a great opportunity to explore it and get the best history lesson   

Hanoi ceramic road decorated began in 2007  for the dike wall of about 6.000m in length and 0.95m in height which runs along the road of Au Co, Nghi Tam, Yen Phu, Tran Nhat Duat, Tran Quang Khai, Tran Khanh Du and terminates at the pier of the Long Biên Bridge. not only Vietnamese artists but also foreign embassies and culture centers in Hanoi such as theGoethe-Institut, L'espace, British Council, Dalte Centre and other culture centers from Russia and South Korea participate in the work of ornament. Hanoi ceramic road both bring a smile to Hanoians on their commute to and from work and do well into the next millennium of the city, pushed up against one of the busiest roads in town


The mosaic wall is made from ceramic tesserae which are the product of Bat Trang Pottery Village. The content of the mosaic represents the decorative pattern from different periods in the history of Vietnam: Phung Nguyen culture; Đong Son culture; Ly Dynasty; Tran Dynasty; Le Dynasty and Nguyen Dynasty. Also combined on the wall are modern artworks, paintings of Hanoi and children's drawings.

With individual 21 segment: A1 segment School - Celebrating the artistic heritage with the flow history from the Dong Son period through the period Ly, Tran, Le, Nguyen and a big picture of the same image line Ly dragon letters of Thang Long - Hanoi 1000 years at Chuong Duong bridge intersections; Hall A2 - Recreate the common patterns of brocade and typical architecture and decoration of Vietnam 54 ethnic groups; A3 footage - Pottery Painting of children in Vietnam and internationally under the theme "Hanoi - City for Peace"; From the A4 to A9 are contemporary ceramic paintings by both Vietnam and international artists. The ceramic mosaic shows the rich history of Vietnam. a few-minute walk from the Opera House, travelers are tossed right back around the year 4000 BC into the Phung Nguyen period. Traveler will have gone through what happen to be a hustle and bustle time of battles and power struggles – the wall dotted with warriors and flashing swords

Especially, On 5 October 2010, Guinness World Records judge, Beatriz Fernandez, undertook an official review of the Hanoi ceramic mosaic to confirm its scale and ensure the strict guidelines relating to the record had been followed. Ms. Fernandez confirmed that at 3,850 linear meters (6,950m²) of the Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural was the world’s largest ceramic mosaic and awarded a Guinness World Records certificate