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Address: 43-51 Van Mieu, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: (84 4) 3 7336101
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Description: Vietnam Handmade Shop

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The shop is divided in two different shops. In one you have more clothes, scarfs.. and in the other ceramic, chopsticks... We bought a tea set, some scarfs and make up bags... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The shop is divided in two different shops. In one you have more clothes, scarfs.. and in the other ceramic, chopsticks... We bought a tea set, some scarfs and make up bags, everything hand made and the prices were better than in the shops of the old quartier and the best thing is that the shop is a NGO.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This store has some really fine quality crafts that are ideal for gifts or souvenirs from Hanoi. We found the price reasonable and a good variety of selection. We would recommend this for a visit.

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Longmont, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There are actually 2 shops near each othernearby the Temple of Literature. The selection of handmade goods is fairly broad. The quality is good and the prices reasonable. There are also Craftlink items in the Museum Shop at thr Ethnology Museum. A good place to go to get mementos that aren't the usual tourist junk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is likely the best shop for Vietnamese products in Hanoi. The price, selection, and quality is outstanding. You cannot find textiles of this quality at this price anywhere. Check out the upstairs rooms for a wide selection. The prices for handmade textiles range from a few dollars to about one hundred dollars.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Highly recommend this shop - and also at the same time visit the Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum, both just nearby. The gallery was beautiful and such a peaceful oasis. If hungry, try KOTO - yummy and another worthy cause.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Craft Link is a Fair Trade organization that has a nice selection of Vietnamese gift items, at reasonable prices. Silk purses and scarves, lacquer bowls, chopsticks, vases, paper items, backpacks and large totes - all are very good quality and come from villages specializing in making them. Part of your payment goes back to the villages. The two shops, right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I bought a lot of gifts here...small bags, embroidery, hair ornaments, and scarves. I'd recommend that anyone do their souvenir shopping here. The quality and selection are a lot higher than what you'll find on the street, and their prices are at least lower than the starting prices for the same item (from a street vendor). And in the end,... More 

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Tammela, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Good location just opposite of the Temple of Literature made our visit very easy. There were even a cafe only a few metres away: we could leave the husbands there, such an important thing to give more time for decent shopping ;-) In the shop there was a nice selection of ethical products with reasonable prices. There was no need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

They've got a good range of products for a reasonable price. Lots of silk scarfs and handbags. I got a few little bags and purses there to give to friends for gifts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

I came across this handicraft shop as recommended by the hotel we were staying in. It is about 25 mins walk from the old quarter. This little shop has two levels and is packed full of great handmade textile work, such as bags, scarfs, jewerly, purses, cushions and a number of other things. It is a not-for-profit organisation, so the... More 

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