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Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went on a sightseeing tour with a group from a local Chamber of Commerce. Citslinc was the tour company providing the tour. At the Silk Factory in Suzhou, we were all escorted into a room where there was a sales lady who explained the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BonMor1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wish I had read these reviews before buying the package deal for a bed set. We intended to buy sheets but got talked into the bedding set that was to include them. When we got home, no sheets were in the package. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with TripADeal in March 2019. The lady in charge of our tour group showed us some silk scarves. She said the big brands - Givenchy, Versace and Burberry- all get this factory to make their silk scarves. She then said they (the brands)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank anniedanda23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought my silk doona from the market at Tongli, a tourist village just out of Suzhou. The Queen size is huge - plenty of overhang on my queen size bed. It was so cheap, about $40 Australian and is just perfect. They are sold...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taigirl
Reviewed January 6, 2019

As soon as we arrived we were shown the silkworms and watched them eat! ( and poop - they make pillows that have poop in them that are supposed to be good for sleep - I did not get one!) Those silkworms are not very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Interesting tour of the factory to understand how silk products are made. After the tour, you will be brought to a large store selling all kinds of sllk products. The price is rather expensive but the quality is good.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ahber79
Reviewed December 26, 2018

In the morning we visit the factory with our guide and quite interesting to learn how silk is created from mulberry munching silkworms to produce the nest thread and cloth. Have been to a lots of Silk factories .Have also brought in the past a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Overall it was great experience visiting China . The sale personal in silk factory were very helpful in explaining how the silk is made and the only thing is that they don’t give you enough time to decide . I bought the king size duvet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mahrooq F
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We arrived as a part of a tour and were guided into a small room with a Silk Institute representative. The talk started off really well, with the host discussing the life cycle of the silkworm and how silk is produced. It soon turned into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank karinaskii
Reviewed November 9, 2018

The visit to Suzhou was interesting and fun. Suzhou is the sister city to Venice, in fact called Venice of the East. At the silk institute we hardly saw anything about how they make the silk. They were more interested in promoting their high priced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JOAN A
April 17, 2019|
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Response from taigirl | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I bought mine from a market stall at the tourist village of Tongli, a short bus ride from Suzhou. Very cheap and good quality. Use it every day.
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JOAN A
April 17, 2019|
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I don’t know. You’d have to contact them directly to find out.
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March 10, 2019|
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Response from ahber79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Mine is a party of 6. It is a typical factory tour as they want your business at the huge department store at the end of the tour. No idea on the fees as mine was included in the tour of the Zhou Zhuang water... More
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