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Craft-Link

43-51 Van Mieu, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3733 6101
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Excellent textiles!

When I travel, I always wait until I find a shop that has almost every present I need for the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
Quality handicrafts at fantastic prices

There are two shops, a few doors away from each other. Both are very near to The Temple of... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Roland D
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London, United Kingdom
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Vietnam Handmade Shop
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fair trade” (15 reviews)
“non profit” (6 reviews)
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43-51 Van Mieu, Hanoi, Vietnam
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+84 4 3733 6101
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"local artisans"
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"handmade items"
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"buy gifts"
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"lovely crafts"
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"gift shopping"
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"household goods"
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"authentic vietnamese"
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"old quarter"
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"scarves"
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"koto"
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

When I travel, I always wait until I find a shop that has almost every present I need for the people I love back home. And Craft-link was that shop for us in our six week travels through SE Asia. Decent prices and high quality...More

2  Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

There are two shops, a few doors away from each other. Both are very near to The Temple of Literature. One has mainly items of clothing, such as scarves, dresses and handbags. Don't forget to go upstairs and, along the balcony, into a fourth room....More

1  Thank Roland D
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

There was nothing except some items made of clothes. same in the upper floor too. It was a waste of time and money all the way to Craft Link by taxi. Some reviews about this shop are misleading. The items for sale were not cheap...More

1  Thank sanmugasundaran s
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

One of the best places to buy local handmade items coming from all over the country and quite reasonably priced. No way to bargain, but the price/quality ratio is very high, without getting ripped-off. Part of profits go back to local communities, helping a lot...More

Thank maxscuba
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is probably the best place I would suggest to do some shopping in Hanoi. It is a no profit organization whose scope is to allow the local craftsman from remote regions be known all over the world. The quality of the products is definitely...More

Thank StefanoRM75
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

The shop offers a good variety of textiles and other products. I was not interested in silk but in cotton and especially hemp. The prices are very reasonable if not inexpensive. I was surprised that they offered their products at discount prices. Many items cost...More

1  Thank miketravels2016
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was excited to find a place in Hanoi that had some interesting locally made pieces. I did not find Craft Link to unique or particularly well stocked. Generally I try to find something useful for my home when I travel so I can have...More

1  Thank Logan W
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for authentic craft direct from and supporting Vietnam's diverse ethnic communities this is the (2) shops for you. Visit the art museum, the temple of literature, eat at Koto or Be Be Mieu and it is a day to remember.

2  Thank rellis812
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop at the textile store to pick up some gifts for friends/family. They have a great selection of silk scarves, small woven bags and key chains, and some beautiful embroidered pillow shams, table runners and larger textiles for wall decorations I think....More

Thank Rmacejko
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Right next to Van Mieu (Temple of literature) this store sells sustainable and handmade products, mainly beautiful scarfs and cloths made of soft cotton or silk that are sold at a reasonable and fair price. The NPO works with people from the countryside, also training...More

1  Thank James_Supertramp_Th
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