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Zo Project

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Highlight of my trip and part of something much bigger!

Zó project was by far the best part of our trip to Hanoi. This all-female led social enterprise is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
If you have a spare half day, please do this wonderful workshop!

We were met by Hongky, who explained to us that the zó Project is a social enterprise that helps... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2019
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ó is a social enterprise with the mission of preserving and developing Dó paper – a traditional kind of handmade paper of Vietnam. Appearing in Vietnam in XIII century, Dó paper is manufactured through a painstaking process consisting up to 100...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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no 27, Railroad, 10A Dien Bien Phu Street, Hang Bong or 5A Alley Tran Phu street | Go to no 10A Dien Bien Phu, turn right and follow the Rail Track, find house Number 27, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 166 660 2928
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zó project was by far the best part of our trip to Hanoi. This all-female led social enterprise is dedicated completely to preserving the ancient traditions of dó paper making and to supporting the muong village people. We had so much fun and felt like...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Sophia_Luu
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We were met by Hongky, who explained to us that the zó Project is a social enterprise that helps support about 5 families in a village, 60km South of Hanoi, that preserves the 800 year old art of paper making. There is a choice to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Ssimmonds26
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Amazing little shop with unique workshops. Great way to spend the morning making earrings and book binding. The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating, and there are many unique gifts. We really enjoyed our visit and a quiet morning away from the hustle and bustle...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Chanel A
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

We went to Zo Project to have a look at the paper products and also with a view to signing the kids up for a workshop. The paper really is beautiful. Unfortunately we won’t ever know about the workshops - the woman at the desk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Mangunhuta
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Very nice, practical workshop with an extremely patient teacher. If you are invested in calligraphy, I would definitely recommend this workshop in a beautiful location.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank teuntjedeglee
Reviewed March 7, 2019

Unique store with really lovely range of handmade paper items. Would love to have done one of their classes if I had time. Would highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denise v
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

The Zo project is working hard to help maintain the traditional art of paper making by working to train and grow the paper making village outside Hanoi. Their adorable little shop is right on Train Street and sells many beautiful not books, postcards, jewelry and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank melissalafrance
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Came here after reading several reviews and I was not disappointed! Plenty of products to choose from! Keep it going! ;)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carloscharmy
Reviewed September 10, 2018

My partner and I did the 2 hour bookbinding course with Hong Ky. She told us the story of Vietnamese papermaking and showed us examples of the different papers. As a paper conservator I found the information very interesting and bought some light weight paper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Took us quite a while to find this shop and we were really disappointed to find it closed at 10:30 am. But it is in such an interesting location - with the railway going right in between all the shops, so worth a look for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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