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Sa Paper & Umbrella Handicraft Center

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The skill, craftsmanship and artistry of hand working

The skill and craftsmanship during the various stages of the manufacture of parasols is is... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Kent, United Kingdom

I personally loved the visit. The place is small, so 30-45 minutes should be enough. There’s a... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
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“t shirts”(7 reviews)
“gift shop”(6 reviews)
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99/16 Baan Nongkong, Sankampaeng Rd., Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 338 414
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The inheritance from the old to the simpler version with nature. To be a simple peace.Non-rush lifestyle Reflections on ideas that are in harmony with nature. If you want to see how natural life. Do not miss it.

Thank MutitaP7
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Do not expect this to be a spiffy tourist center. However, do anticipate learning about a beautiful craft executed by talented people. It was very quiet when we arrived - only a handful of visitors were there in the morning around 9am. It is free...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The skill and craftsmanship during the various stages of the manufacture of parasols is is something to behold.

Thank EarlRay60
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Just amazing to watch the different stages of making an umbrella! The amount of work that goes into one umbrella is astounding. The people making them always had a greeting and a smile. The artist were amazing and I had my iphone cover painted and...More

Thank Camille B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We again visited this centre..the artists here are verytalented & I really enjoyed watching them paint...one artist painted a large golden dragon on the back of my black jacket ..it is wonderful ..I got something done by every artist there .I brought things for them...More

Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I personally loved the visit. The place is small, so 30-45 minutes should be enough. There’s a shop, too.

Thank JJ S
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Here you can watch every step in the making of paper from the bark of the Sa tree until the umbrella is assembled and painted. You can photograph the artisans at work. One lady who did not speak English got up to show us how...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a typical tourist stop to sell some souvenirs. You can get a tour to see the process of making paper umbrellas and have a change to buy them at the end. this should take no longer than 30 min.

Thank Jeroen A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I just arrived today in this place. I shot a lot of photos. I uploaded photos for you. It was helpful to Trip Advisor members I think.

Thank Hlaing H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop by on your way through. Kids can enjoy making and painting an umbrella or fan. Large gift shop and they can ship anything anywhere

Thank Keith S
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2 November 2016|
Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Dear sir, Yes, you can learn how to make umbrella. making the umbrella is not the hard part easy to learn in a day or two. however the art on the umbrella that takes time to learn and practice...if you have experience with... More
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
The festival is held the third weekend of every January. Bo Sang is about 6 KM from downtown Chiang Mai.