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Kim Bong Carpentry Village

Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Kim Bong carpentry village is a bright spot for tourists who prefer to just relax away from the noisy town just discovered the Vietnamese countryside. About 10 minutes by boat across from the ancient town of Hoi An, visitors saw firsthand carpentry tradition with sophisticated products, unique. This is where supply sculptor Hue, the ancient temples, Hoi An ancient boats. Feel passing through the village streets, see photos farmers herd the rice fields. Combining ancient city suburb stay and drink coffee with the locals. Experience profession Quang noodles and enjoy it. The grilled fish as you enjoy delicious specialties in Central Vietnam. Remember to spend time gardening morning or experience fishing on the river.
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Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems to cater for the tourist souvenir market with lots of cheaper items displayed in numerous similar shops.

1  Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Very close to the Old town, with a 10 minute boat ride to get there. It was a bit muddy (rainy January season) but a great adventure with lots of crafts and it was great to see the boat building with handmade wooden nails. Vietnamese...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lots of quiet paths all over the island -ideal cycling. We picked up Banh Mis each first for our lunch and purchased cold drinks at one of the cafes in Kim Bong village.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We went by boat to Kim Bong Carpentry village. This was a very interesting place. Beautiful carvings and items the people make from wood. Also the boats they make, like in the old days. Also a good place to shop

Thank sonjabasson5
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We rode with our tour guide Tommy from Tour of Hue - fantastic guide with lots of information . the locals are great - we visit a shipyard , a woodcarving place , a little market , a ricepaper making joint nad a straw mat...More

1  Thank Trang L
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Kim Hong Village is on a small island close to Hoi An town. Best way to visit is by local bicycle tour. Lots of village skills including an 80 years old bamboo weaver, jute mat weavers, rice paper and White noodles cooking and skilled carpentry....More

Thank Khay Eng C
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a village / compound which specializes in just about anything to do with wood. The skilled artisans are carpenters and more. There are wood carvers, boat builders, joiners, marquetry makers and mother-of-pearl decorators. You’ll enjoy.

Thank David B L
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I visited the carpentry village 3 times over a period of 3 years. It used to be better than it us now. On the first visit there were many large scale constructions going on, (mainly fishing boats) but now the village is largely a group...More

1  Thank Chris O
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

During my time in Hoi An one of my most enjoyable moments was the morning we spent at Kim Bong. This was due to a combination of things including the ferry ride and the bike tour around the village! We started off with a very...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Like many villages the industry of the people is admirable to say the least. While we found the few woodworking places very interesting and we admired the amazing skills of workers, we were surprised by the numerous other stores all selling a similar range of...More

Thank Gillian C
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leneme
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Hello We came to this place . You can contact via email : camkimclb @gmail. com . They will tell you local tour : the welcome , hang around the village , local cuisine ... everything . Wish you are happy trip!
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