Nestled on the banks of the gentle Ninh River in Nam Dinh City, the village of Co Chat in Phuong Dinh commune, Truc Ninh district, is famous for its sericulture.
The village is about 20km from the center of Nam Dinh city.
According to the annals of this village, its Pho Quang pagoda practices Buddhism and its Van Co Huong temple worships the four ancestors who built the village over four centuries ago.
The pagoda and the temple are recognized as a historical-cultural relic site by the Ministry of Culture.
Every year on the 6th day of the third month on lunar calendar, the village organizes its festival to honor the village ancestors.
Co Chat is most famous for its traditional silk weaving trade.
Everywhere in the village, you will see women boiling cocoons and reeling silk in family-sized workshops, and golden silk bundles airing in the sunlight.
Walking around the village, visitors feel peaceful thanks to the tranquil scenery of the river, the temples, and old houses.