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Fascinating visit

As part of a tour we visited Thu Hương Lacquer Arts and the entire process was thoroughly... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
John W
Torquay, Australia
Interesting and informative

The tour starts with information about how the lacquerware is produced. Absolutely fascinating. we... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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A2, 118 Nguyen Khanh Toan | Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This establishment allows visitors to view the production of local arts. We saw a man making a beautiful picture with his knife, breaking down egg shells into little pieces. They have an extensive store to but the arts and we made several purchases. They all...More

Thank Caribbeandan
Reviewed May 30, 2018

As part of a tour we visited Thu Hương Lacquer Arts and the entire process was thoroughly explained. There are several styles and techniques associated with this art and the results are stunning.

Thank John W
Reviewed April 20, 2018

I recently visited that place. They have a wide choice of lacquer products.Went also to other places in Hanoi, but this was by far the best one. So I bought a lacquer painting and a bowl. I think it's excellent value for money considering the...More

Thank Heinz L
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Do leave room in your suitcase for lovely momentos. (You won't wear half of those clothes anyway)! We bought a lamp base and, with the help of internet, found a lamp making kit. Carefully drill to insert...buy a pretty shade and you've acquired a real...More

Thank pmm1046
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This is the Hanoi outlet for a business run from a village. You are met at the door and shown round a workshop where people demonstrate the three basic techniques used in the manufacture of an amazing range of decorative products. It is really very...More

Thank Mikejhutt
Reviewed March 24, 2018

The tour starts with information about how the lacquerware is produced. Absolutely fascinating. we were then shown how it is actually made by hand. We learnt to spot the difference between the genuine thing and the cheap alternatives available in many places. Really useful when...More

Thank CheshireSunset
Reviewed February 28, 2018

The workers from the village focus on their parts of the process as the hostess/guide explains from beginning to end how the lacquer work is done, and graciously answers all your questions. What they do with eggshells is amazing! After you have seen the whole...More

Thank MylaBailey
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Upon arrival you will be introduced by guide on how where lacquer comes from and how it ids used. You can see stuff being made and the materials they use along the the techniques used to produce items. You are then directed into their shop....More

Thank John S
Reviewed November 11, 2017

While your tour guide will recommend visiting this lacquer place to learn about how this process is done, it is a tourist trap and you will see many cars and buses stopping here unloading tourists. They do give you a demonstration of the process and...More

Thank cool_satchmo
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This shop has got good collection of lacquer ware paintings. Unfortunately it is completely business oriented and they loot travellers with marketing skills and higher price. If you don't buy them the attitude of the sales person changes and they become rude. Please think twice...More

Thank Premkumar C
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