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Chiang Mai Lai Thong Lacquerware

140/1-2 Moo 3, San Kamphaeng Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
053-338-237-8
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Educational

We visited as part of a cruise group. Facinating to see the stages in making the lacquer ware... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Datchet
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Simple explanation of Lacquerware followed by a nice store to shop in

The explanation and simple demonstration of how Lacquerware is made is informative. The selection... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Don P
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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2 weeks ago
“Educational”
21 Aug 2016
“Simple explanation of Lacquerware followed by a nice store to shop in”
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140/1-2 Moo 3, San Kamphaeng Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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053-338-237-8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of a cruise group. Facinating to see the stages in making the lacquer ware. Pieces are modern and traditional in style but very expensive.

Thank Datchet
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

The explanation and simple demonstration of how Lacquerware is made is informative. The selection of lacquerware available to buy was quite good ranging from simple souvenirs to expensive artwork. The shop had traditional style goods as well as more modern. You may be able to...More

1  Thank Don P
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth a stop of an hour or so. See the story of lacquer explained and ladies working on items and the very extensive showroom. All kinds of lacquered plates, boxes, bowls and elephant ornaments for example. Cheaper obviously than buying at a Night Bazaar...More

2  Thank Captain_Rob_D
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

quite a disapointing viit A VERY rapid explanation of how you do laquer and then an average range of objects for you to buy What a difference with the visits you can do in nearby Myanmar not worth it if you do not have a...More

Thank Mariesaphir
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

They have an extensive range of lacquer ware here in the huge showroom. Price-wise I'm not sure if it's reasonable although I think they're quite expensive. If you're just window shopping, it's a nice place to view all kinds of lacquer ware.

Thank JoshShoeString
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Reviewed 23 September 2014

I've been here in July 2014 and the rang and prices are OUSTANDING! The RANGE is what is key here. Sure you can buy other lower quality items on the street, BUT the quality and range is fantastic. Seriously, are you going to complain you...More

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

I was there with a group of people ... From my view , it is not my interested . I spent there less than a hour , it was like not worth for my time . That reason , I gave negative reviews

Thank Romeochatri11
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

As someone else already mentioned: all "factories" in this area are tourist traps. you will pay twice or thrice as much as in the city. the showrooms are huge but the "actual production rooms" are tiny. i made this experience with a scarf. luckily i...More

4  Thank ImDschungel
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

The factory tour explained the process and showcased the craftsmanship and quality of the product displayed in the showroom, and unlike the silk and gem factories, the ladies here were sincere and looked happy. Fabulous items on display for sale, and at every price bracket...More

1  Thank Lu-Shien T
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

We wanted to visit the San Kamphaeng and Bo Sang handicraft areas on our own, so our guesthouse organised a driver for the day to take us where we wanted to go at our own pace without the pressure of a organised tour. One of...More

3  Thank M_Bloemhof
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