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Baan Sillapin Artists Village

Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
032-534830
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Ranked #2 of 16 Shopping in Hua Hin
Type: Art Galleries
Most recent review
- Aug 30, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Lovely quiet place approx 10 mins by tuktuk out of Hua Hin. My girls spent a good hour painting boxes and T-shirts here one Friday while grownups had coffee, wandered about and chatted to the artists. Open 10-5, shaded but not air-conditioned. Probably wouldn't bring pre-schoolers. Drinks and ice- cream available. Very pleasant.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Sadly I didn't get to spend as much time as I would have liked at the hua hin artists village as they were closing up for the day. I had half an hour to have a quick look around and I can say that I would have loved more time there. Like others have mentioned, this is a one off... More

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Nyon, Switzerland
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This artist village host many galleries and ateliers from locals, and it also has some nice exhibitions and even jazz sessions on Sunday. It is a very relaxing atmosphere and you can see artists at work. I just love this place on Sunday afternoon for sipping an ice coffee or just wandering around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Love this place! Nice to come to get some inspiration and may be to buy some pictures or buy some things for drawing by myself. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We visited before the official time for activities, so it was very quiet. This actually made our visit very nice as we were looking to browse around the shops rather than watch a concert or engage in activities. This is not a flea market, it has nice and original shops where local artists sell their products. Some of them were... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I visited Baan Sillapin many years ago and met Khun Tawee Kesa-ngam, the founder of this great village. Tawee has since become a friend and I have watched the village change over time and grow to have many artists who share different mediums. There is a wide range of artwork, clothing, jewellery, and crafts at the village. There is something... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

It was such a lovely treat to visit this artists' village where the art and crafts were originals and of high quality. Not the mass-produced items that you normally find in Thailand. The location is charming too as it is situated amongst nice green trees and plants. I also liked the idea of doing some craft-making sessions with some of... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This place is good for couples and familes. Have some beautiful art with some very talented artists. Many good photo opportunities and various actives to try. Wish I had spent more time here it was quite inspiring.

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Chonburi, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Also known as Hua Hin Artists Village, I saw the site on my way to Black Mountain GC one day and decided to come back with my wife. We have been going to HH for many years but had never heard of it. Actually, it was quite a treat to have quite a few local artists showing (and working) in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Perfect place to relax enjoying the arts, seeing ancient collections and even doing a paint of your own. Staff here are very nice and friendly. You definitely can enjoy the arts with no one following you. Also if you come with kids, they will love this place. Just leave them with teacher Nang, she has many choices of small arts... More

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