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Baan Tawai Village

90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 81 882 4882
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Just about an hour outside of Chiang Mai, in Hangdong District, is Baan Tawai village, a community known for its wood sculptures. Visitors can take a look around at markets and interact with wood carvers. Crafts are available for purchase.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“wood carvings” (18 reviews)
“hang dong” (10 reviews)
“big furniture” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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+66 81 882 4882
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you’re coming to Chiang Mai and like to buy wood carvings or wood furniture you should visit The Baan Tawai village first before you buy in other stores. Very well recommended also is the Rock Star Cafe in the heart of Baan Tawai (coordinates:...More

Thank FkWenzel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommend booking with BBTS. They pick you up and take you out there and you can return with them too. 30 baht each way. So many shops to wander through. We were there for 4 hours and only explored a small number of them. An...More

1  Thank Marion G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dozens of cultural and exquisite handcrafted shops and stalls. Can bargain on price if you wish. Of interest to those wanting to purchase unique decor, handbags, clothing, jewelry and furniture. Also lovely unique knick knacks for every use. Suggest multiple visits so you don't get...More

1  Thank aladdin_mp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I live in Chiang Mai and have visited Baan Tawai Village a couple of times to buy both little items (like tea towels) and large ones too (a lovely wooden chest/coffee table). It's row after row of more and more beautiful things...More

Thank Parzival S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is outstanding with small and big furniture , toys, momentos, creative stuff made with wood. The place does not stop to amaze with almost every shop displaying something unique. Amazing place for souvenirs and home decor. Couple of shops do not allow photographs...More

Thank Ashok N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This area is just amazing. So many beautiful carvings and works of art in one place it really is so hard to take it all in in one day.

Thank steven t
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It's far from the downtown of Chiang Mai. I visited there by Uber. I paid around 300B. There are many stuffs to buy. I bought something big stuff and sent it to Japan easy by shipping agency.

Thank DarukinoOnaka
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you want a momento of your visit to the north of Thailand this is the place. Everything from a small wooden elephant to a wooden table 3+ meters long 1 meter wide and 12 cms thick. Coffee shops and small restaurants.Bangkok Bank on the...More

Thank Derek E
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I'm a handicraft-lover and buy them when ever I have a chance, resulting in quite a big collection from countries around the world. This village has so many handicraft items that I could spend a week and all my money.

Thank Samut
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Baan Tawai Village near Hang Dong is home to some of the most beautiful wooden artifacts and furniture in Chiangmai. It offers beautiful hand-made articles that are perfect for gifts and souvenirs at a fraction of the cost that you would pay at airports and...More

Thank Debbie T
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Tahney F
11 October 2017|
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Response from aladdin_mp | Reviewed this property |
I think that reader is referring to the cost for riding the baht bus. This is a covered pickup truck with seats-benches in the back for up to 8 people. The 30 baht price is only for LOCAL travel. If you go to Ban Tawai... More
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Marcia R
6 January 2017|
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Response from Bhavik68 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and you will really enjoy the experience. Do walk around for the best pieces and deals
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hawera1
29 May 2016|
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Response from Brokenback | Reviewed this property |
Yes agree Blackhear nothing has ever warped and I am in Sydney
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