The ancient village of Duong Lam in Son Tay District in Hanoi was granted the 2013 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation on February 18. The village was honored for its efforts in restoring five ancient houses displaying Vietnamese vernacular wooden architecture. Bát Tràng is an old, well established village in the Gia Lâm district of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. It is about 13 km from central Hanoi.It is famous for producing a unique style of ceramics called Bát Tràng Porcelain. Bát Tràng is well known throughout Vietnam for its beautiful ceramics.