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“Interesting, and outstanding value.”

Hoi An Silk Village
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Half Day Silk Cloth Producing Process Discovery Tour
Ranked #23 of 143 Outdoor Activities in Hoi An
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Hoi An Silk Village, officially opened in August 2012, is based on the ancient silk weaving traditions of Quang Nam province that used Hoi An as a commercial seaport for over 300 years. Located down the street from Hoi An's town center, the Silk Village offers an experience like no other. During the tour you'll learn about the entire production of silk from silkworm to dress. We also have a spacious restaurant serving up local delights and a high-end silk showroom where you can have custom garments designed.
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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“Interesting, and outstanding value.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

What an excellent 90 minutes we had! Our guide was courteous, informative and witty, and the tour of the silk-making facilities was extremely interesting. All the people working there were gracious about our interrupting their work. I would recommend this highly, and it's a steal at the price. A pity it is not better known, but I am hopeful it's reputation will grow.

Visited October 2013
2 Thank Andy L
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“Whatever ..”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

I have been there, and the settings and atmosphere are really nice, if this was a resort or a restaurant only.
About the silk village we were a bit disappointed, as we thought there would much more to see on the silk production and less time spent on the show room, which at the end we understood was the main aim of the place.. But hey, if u like shopping, go there.. But not if you want to see the full production.

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“Very educational with kind staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

As a textile crafter, I went to the silk village, interested in how they made the silk fabric. In going on the tour, I also learned about some history and culture of Vietnam. It was interesting to learn about the carving, the traditional homes, the different types of traditional clothes depending upon the ethnic group or era, as well as learning about the process of fabricating silk fabric. When my 4-year-old son joined me, he also found it very interesting and the guide was very thoughtful towards him. It's a great activity to do if it's raining and the restaurant has delicious food. The tour includes lunch and for me as a vegetarian, they were very accommodating, though I'm sure the meat dishes are also delicious.

Visited October 2013
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“very interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

we used this as our start out and finish point for most days in Hoian, apart from the educational aspect the clothes and other items where actually pretty good value and the fact we could just sit down in the garden and enjoy a cold drink and clean toilets whilst waiting for a taxi or bus was an absolute bonus, i would consider this a must see for any visit to Hoian,

Visited April 2013
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“A most enjoyable morning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

We did the morning tour with lunch, I can highly recommend the tour as we really enjoyed it. While most people may know that silk is produced by the silk worm the process start to finish and how that is done in Vietnam is what this tour is all about.
At the end of the tour you are shown silk items for sale with no pressure to buy, however the prices are so reasonable like us you may do so.
Lunch was a nice Vietnamese mix of food in the beautiful gardens at the front of the farm.
Don't miss this tour on your trip to Hoi An, it is well worth a morning or afternoon.

Visited October 2013
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