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Craft-Link

43-51 Van Mieu, Hanoi, Vietnam
(84 4) 3 7336101
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Ranked #6 of 64 Shopping in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Description: Vietnam Handmade Shop
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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

with excellent and varied handi-craft from many hill tribes in Vietnam. vast range in $$, so even a young child with pocket money could get a souvenir of quality. a fine shop; don't leave museum without checking it out!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There are a million places to shop for textile items--bags, table runners, cushion covers, pencil cases, etc--in Hanoi. But this place is unique with designs, patterns and colors that you don't see anywhere else. If I didn't have a closet packed with bags, I could easily have walked out with a dozen new large and small items. Highly recommend it,... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great store, good quality and prices are better then some of the store in the old quarter. It's also nice that they share the information about the tribes crafts and give back to the community. Service isn't the greatest but not bad.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This store offers a excellent range of hand-made crafts from Vietnam and the toughest decision was choosing what to buy. I was able to buy gifts for my family and I'm sure they will love what I chose. (If not - I guess I've got myself 5 new handbags....)

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I completely disagree with the last reviewer who though this was the same stuff found elsewhere in the old quarter! This shop is stocked with high-quality scarves, purses and other textiles that I saw nowhere else during my visit. The prices were reasonable also. If you are going to the Temple of Literature, stop here as it's just across the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Another victim of TripAdvisor hype. Just a typical shop where you can find all the items in old Quarter at cheaper price .

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Genouilly, France
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was the only shop where we purchased anything in Hanoi. Large selection of Vietnamese souvenirs - we helped to deplete their stock!! I would certainly return to buy more given half the chance.

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Myanmar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It's a nice small shop, quiet, around get small souvenirs..beside sit at rice noodle shop...Craft Link is a Vietnamese not – for – profit Fair trade organization which helps traditional craft producers to revive their culture and improve their livehoods through handicraft production and marketing.

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Canberra
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Craft link near the Literature Museum is bigger than the one near the Ethnology Museum. If you go there you can also visit the Indigo Store which is just a few shops down. It is also excellent with really lovely staff. They will show you the dying process for their batik upstairs using only natural plant materials. Like Craft link... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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472 reviews 472 reviews
268 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is a non-profit Vietamese shop that helps the people receive a fair wage for their handicrafts. Very nice selection of purses, eye glass cases (some beaded) and so much more.

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