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Sa Paper & Umbrella Handicraft Center

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Custom design your Umbrella

This centre is about a 30 minute drive out of Chiang Mai old city. It was well worth trip out as... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2018
kev_deb2012
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Sa Paper & Umbrella Handicraft Center

This place is approx. 10 kms outside of the CBD in Chiang Mai. We did see tuk-tuks there dropping... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
blackheart_12
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Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as part of a handicraft tour and were quite enchanted with this factory. The umbrellas and fans are made by hand and the staff describes the process and the different types of materials used. We purchased about 4 fans and will enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are in this area, don’t miss a stop here! They will hand paint anything you bring with you so you may want to bring a shirt or shorts or both! They hand painted our shorts while we were wearing them. We have washed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

This centre is about a 30 minute drive out of Chiang Mai old city. It was well worth trip out as the prices are very good. Just be aware you can custom design your own pattern on the umbrella even if they tell you you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is great / you can choose from so many colours and designs- I wanted a personal umbrella so I bought a plain umbrella then got it painted - so quick too, only took 5 minutes to do the design- recommend a visit here

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

This was the starting point of a bike ride we took. Really nice to see how they were made! Nice gift shop at very reasonable prices.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stressed2
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Chiang Mai our guide took us here. We loved it. Beautiful hand-painted umbrellas of all different sizes and colors done by the locals. A must see location

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

This place is approx. 10 kms outside of the CBD in Chiang Mai. We did see tuk-tuks there dropping off passengers, and stayed while they walked around. It is a great way to spend a few hours. It is interesting watching how there make the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank blackheart_12
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The inheritance from the old to the simpler version with nature. To be a simple peace.Non-rush lifestyle Reflections on ideas that are in harmony with nature. If you want to see how natural life. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Do not expect this to be a spiffy tourist center. However, do anticipate learning about a beautiful craft executed by talented people. It was very quiet when we arrived - only a handful of visitors were there in the morning around 9am. It is free...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wanderlust_Wahine
Reviewed April 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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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The festival is held the third weekend of every January. Bo Sang is about 6 KM from downtown Chiang Mai.
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