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Sa Paper & Umbrella Handicraft Center

99/16 Baan Nongkong, Sankampaeng Rd., Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 338 414
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The skill, craftsmanship and artistry of hand working

The skill and craftsmanship during the various stages of the manufacture of parasols is is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EarlRay60
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Kent, United Kingdom
Such talented people!

Just amazing to watch the different stages of making an umbrella! The amount of work that goes into... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
Camille B
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PERTH
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“umbrella making” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
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99/16 Baan Nongkong, Sankampaeng Rd., Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 53 338 414
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"umbrella making"
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"gift shop"
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"handmade paper"
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"great photo opportunity"
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"arts and crafts"
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"small fee"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"factory"
in 12 reviews
"artisan"
in 6 reviews
"bamboo"
in 8 reviews
"shirt"
in 10 reviews
"baht"
in 8 reviews
"shapes"
in 2 reviews
"stages"
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"dragon"
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"manufactured"
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Reviewed yesterday

The skill and craftsmanship during the various stages of the manufacture of parasols is is something to behold.

Thank EarlRay60
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Just amazing to watch the different stages of making an umbrella! The amount of work that goes into one umbrella is astounding. The people making them always had a greeting and a smile. The artist were amazing and I had my iphone cover painted and...More

Thank Camille B
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

We again visited this centre..the artists here are verytalented & I really enjoyed watching them paint...one artist painted a large golden dragon on the back of my black jacket ..it is wonderful ..I got something done by every artist there .I brought things for them...More

Thank Joanne N
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

I personally loved the visit. The place is small, so 30-45 minutes should be enough. There’s a shop, too.

Thank JJ S
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Here you can watch every step in the making of paper from the bark of the Sa tree until the umbrella is assembled and painted. You can photograph the artisans at work. One lady who did not speak English got up to show us how...More

Thank dixiepeach
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

This is a typical tourist stop to sell some souvenirs. You can get a tour to see the process of making paper umbrellas and have a change to buy them at the end. this should take no longer than 30 min.

Thank Jeroen A
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

I just arrived today in this place. I shot a lot of photos. I uploaded photos for you. It was helpful to Trip Advisor members I think.

Thank Hlaing H
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop by on your way through. Kids can enjoy making and painting an umbrella or fan. Large gift shop and they can ship anything anywhere

Thank Keith S
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

I always enjoy watching people plying their crafts and the Umbrella Centre was no exception. From the ladies making paper and splitting the bamboo to the men painting ornate designs on umbrellas and visitors' belongings, this place was a delight to behold. You can even...More

Thank Paul O
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Our guide Max was wonderful; he truly valued of the skills of these workers and it was interesting to see the artistry and expertise in the manufacture of fans and parasols. The gift shop did also have paper items such as lanterns. I did the...More

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November 2, 2016|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
Dear sir, Yes, you can learn how to make umbrella. making the umbrella is not the hard part easy to learn in a day or two. however the art on the umbrella that takes time to learn and practice...if you have experience with... More
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March 6, 2016|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
The festival is held the third weekend of every January. Bo Sang is about 6 KM from downtown Chiang Mai.
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