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Baan Tawai Village

90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 81 882 4882
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Just about an hour outside of Chiang Mai, in Hangdong District, is Baan Tawai village, a community known for its wood sculptures. Visitors can take a look around at markets and interact with wood carvers. Crafts are available for purchase.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“wood carvings” (19 reviews)
“hang dong” (10 reviews)
“home decor” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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+66 81 882 4882
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Baan Tawai is well known for its wood carving, wood strips, silverware, lacquer ware, hand-woven textile, basketry & earthenware. There is a shuttle (BTTS) from Chiangmai town to Baan Tawai and return. 30baht/pax. Do call 095 452 1229 for d route, it starts from Chang...More

Thank Hitomi A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful day rip to many many craft shops. Everything you would want. Had a yummy lunch there in a garden setting. I say you should take the time and o.

Thank nonsense193
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a private car there on Monday which was a holiday If you are interested in wood carvings lamps wooden furniture which can be shipped home this is the place . Go to Baan tipmanee .all teak amasing

Thank meaganschick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting village with many many vendors selling furniture and decorative accessories. Lot of hand carved wood. It has been a while since my last visit there but we bought much of our home furniture there...

Thank mrken2017
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

If you’re coming to Chiang Mai and like to buy wood carvings or wood furniture you should visit The Baan Tawai village first before you buy in other stores. Very well recommended also is the Rock Star Cafe in the heart of Baan Tawai (coordinates:...More

Thank FkWenzel
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Recommend booking with BBTS. They pick you up and take you out there and you can return with them too. 30 baht each way. So many shops to wander through. We were there for 4 hours and only explored a small number of them. An...More

1  Thank Marion G
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Dozens of cultural and exquisite handcrafted shops and stalls. Can bargain on price if you wish. Of interest to those wanting to purchase unique decor, handbags, clothing, jewelry and furniture. Also lovely unique knick knacks for every use. Suggest multiple visits so you don't get...More

1  Thank aladdin_mp
Reviewed September 28, 2017

My wife and I live in Chiang Mai and have visited Baan Tawai Village a couple of times to buy both little items (like tea towels) and large ones too (a lovely wooden chest/coffee table). It's row after row of more and more beautiful things...More

Thank Parzival S
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is outstanding with small and big furniture , toys, momentos, creative stuff made with wood. The place does not stop to amaze with almost every shop displaying something unique. Amazing place for souvenirs and home decor. Couple of shops do not allow photographs...More

1  Thank Ashok N
Reviewed September 9, 2017

This area is just amazing. So many beautiful carvings and works of art in one place it really is so hard to take it all in in one day.

Thank steven t
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Tahney F
October 11, 2017|
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Response from aladdin_mp | Reviewed this property |
I think that reader is referring to the cost for riding the baht bus. This is a covered pickup truck with seats-benches in the back for up to 8 people. The 30 baht price is only for LOCAL travel. If you go to Ban Tawai... More
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Marcia R
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Bhavik68 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and you will really enjoy the experience. Do walk around for the best pieces and deals
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Response from Brokenback | Reviewed this property |
Yes agree Blackhear nothing has ever warped and I am in Sydney
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