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

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Store in the Ethnology Muserum

We visited this place after touring the museum as this was located near the entrance. Most of the items were very different from those sold in the stores in the Old Quarter and of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015

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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We visited this place after touring the museum as this was located near the entrance. Most of the items were very different from those sold in the stores in the Old Quarter and of higher quality but prices are fixed (i.e. no haggling). I ended up buying 2 bags and resisted the urge to buy two more thinking I could... More 

1 Thank MRYMelbourne
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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.

Thank allendecg
Auckland, New Zealand
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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.

Thank Chris101111
Longmont, Colorado
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank Heather E
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52 attraction reviews
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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.

3 Thank Christopher B
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.

2 Thank ALW768
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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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 

1 Thank Pamela F
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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 

1 Thank HongKongSojourner
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 

1 Thank Koestine
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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

Thank Brooke R

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