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Kim Bong Carpentry Village

Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Kim Bong carpentry village is a bright spot for tourists who prefer to just relax away from the noisy town just discovered the Vietnamese countryside. About 10 minutes by boat across from the ancient town of Hoi An, visitors saw firsthand carpentry tradition with sophisticated products, unique. This is where supply sculptor Hue, the ancient temples, Hoi An ancient boats. Feel passing through the village streets, see photos farmers herd the rice fields. Combining ancient city suburb stay and drink coffee with the locals. Experience profession Quang noodles and enjoy it. The grilled fish as you enjoy delicious specialties in Central Vietnam. Remember to spend time gardening morning or experience fishing on the river.
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Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting island. Well worth a visit if you like seeing artisans and tradesmen at work. It has it's own market and you can buy gifts there.

Thank TerryT_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boat took us there after our cooking class and we only spend 30 mins walking and seeing. dont waste time there.

Thank Ceceliaau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Kim Bong Carpentry Village as part of a cycle one way come back by boat return to Hoian. The experience is designed with tourists in mind and during my visit I got to make rice noodles, weave a portion of a sleeping...More

Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed May 25, 2017

I think we were a bit unlucky to visit on a National Holiday so hardly any craftspeople were on site. We had to content ourselves with a quick look around a workshop and the boat building yard. Not a highlight of our tour!

Thank NeilandVicki
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Was in one of the places to visit in our cycling tours. Have to take a boat to go to this carpentry village. We bought the small soveniour vietamese boxes and coasters in there and learnt that we can get it cheaper in the old...More

Thank befreebeubeyourself
Reviewed May 6, 2017

One of our most memorable days in Vietnam was when we visited Kim Bong village, but what made it special, was not the carpentry village itself, but biking around Cam Kim island. It's easy accesible though a bridge (no cars allowed), after the bridge, Kim...More

1  Thank Lengyelek
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Ok for an hour or so. The prices for the actual carvings were outrageously expensive compared to other places we have been to in Asia (yes whey also make by hand). Trinkets etc are cheap enough but you can get them anywhere.

Thank SW0590
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We went to Huynh Ri whose family were one of the founders of this carpentry village. They start carving at the age of 5! This is not just a place to buy trinkets that can be brought anywhere as one reviewer described. This is a...More

Thank Donata R
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We booked a boat tour from our Hotel at the river to the pottery and carpentry village. While there were interesting views of performing artists at the pottery village that was much more diffcult to find in the carpentry village. Too much sales activity and...More

Thank Dr. Andreas K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Nice break away form the town, can only be reached by boat. We had lunch on the boat and then stopped to look at the small market in the village. Very talented carpenters.

Thank Beverley H
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December 29, 2015|
Response from peterlynch459 |
Hello We came to this place . You can contact via email : camkimclb @gmail. com . They will tell you local tour : the welcome , hang around the village , local cuisine ... everything . Wish you are happy trip!
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