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Hoi An Handicraft Workshop

9 D Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Lantern City

When we were in Hoi An, we stopped at a shop where they were demonstrating how the hand-made... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Good value for money

So many stores selling handicrafts and tourist trinkets. I think this is one of the better ones. I... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Toronto, Canada
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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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“silk worms” (6 reviews)
“for sale” (6 reviews)
“nice items” (3 reviews)
9 D Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

When we were in Hoi An, we stopped at a shop where they were demonstrating how the hand-made lanterns that adorn the streets and homes are made. It was located near the Old House. The Vietnamese believe the hanging lanterns bring lug, happiness and wealth....More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed 2 January 2018

So many stores selling handicrafts and tourist trinkets. I think this is one of the better ones. I bought lanterns here that were all reasonably priced and with a good selection and the staff were very helpful without being too pushy. They do put on...More

Thank Ramona106
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We watched a performance of traditional dance and music and enjoyed the lovely costumes and musical instruments. Afterwards the children made lanterns which make a good souvenir. The shop has some very nice gifts - pottery, silk, toiletries... A great spot for indoor activities if...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I went to short enjoyable traditional performance, was fun. Entry by using ancient town coupon or free. Also did some lantern making a good laugh and 2 beautiful lanterns to take home. Relaxing fun time

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Everything ok. Many jod by hand. Staff friendly. Relax with music traditional and dance. I love lanterns have a picture. And shoes hand made

1  Thank Nari56
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the traditional music and dance that is put on for tourists twice a day. However, if you are sitting near the front please be aware that when you use your phone or tablet to record or photograph the performance, not only...More

Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We walked a long way to find the workshop having heard about the good quality items. Unfortunately its a real disappointment. There's not much stock, everything is a bit dusty and tired and very hot. Do yourself a favour and go to the Reaching Out...More

Thank HappySnappyGirls
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We watched the performance that were made up of two short dance performances and an opera singing, during which there was a bingo lucky draw session. It gave us a quick idea of their local performance styles that contained foreign influences (eg Thai and Chinese...),...More

1  Thank Wendy Y
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This shop and a couple others promote only locally made hand works that reflect their culture. Many items sold are made by disadvantaged people so your purchase helps the local economy and those who need the careers most. Plus they (and your purchase) keeps traditional...More

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 17 April 2017

place to buy lantern affordable price, fine art tableau made by hand with silk points, wood craft too. can be very expensif stuff but made by hand in a well way.

Thank michel p
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