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Baan Tawai Village

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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 2 weeks ago

We went on a Monday and had the pl;ace to ourselves. Bought furniture to ship home. It all worked well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paulbolongo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge selection of interior items for every taste and color. Teak furniture, statues, carved panels based on Thai folklore. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thibault G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting area full of furniture factories and cheap places to buy handbags and similar. One main street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Micky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short ride from Chang Mai is a large bazaar for every handicraft you can imagine. A lot the usual junk at cheap prices. We always like to buy something nicer and were pleased to find two higher-end vendors. On the left side of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank funguylonggrove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here via a red truck from town (Bt300 ) for two. We're lucky enough to find local Buddhist festival occurring in local temple. The wood carving on offers ranges from mass produced decorative items to artisanal pieces of carving and furniture. Take the time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We live near Baan Tawai, Hang Dong and have been there many times during the past 5 years. We have also purchased many fine things from the shops and artists here too. It is just south of Chiang Mai hwy 108 and then just a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Not your usual Chinese mass-produced garbage. Mostly carved wood items, (including the stuff you see at the night market, just cheaper), but you'll also find furniture, linens, jewelry, antiques and paintings. Bargaining is acceptable, but be polite, please. There are many places to relax with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A girls shopping trip and the best was the village of Baan Tawai. I found everything I wanted and had a shipment sent home of bronze, wood and sculpture. All price ranges and worth a day or two of shopping.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cruiser802842
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent the whole morning browsing and shopping at Baan Tawai! Well worth a trip here! Mainly selling wood carvings. Bargaining possible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gnoriep74
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The level of craftsmanship in the articles displayed is of the highest order. Furniture, jewelry, basketry, art work. All of them are available here. Many of the shops you can see the owners working on the products they display. They all ship very reasonably so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JulieC6846
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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