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Kim Bong Carpentry Village

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Address: Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Kim Bong carpentry village is a bright spot for tourists who prefer to just...

Kim Bong carpentry village is a bright spot for tourists who prefer to just relax away from the noisy town just discovered the Vietnamese countryside. About 10 minutes by boat across from the ancient town of Hoi An, visitors saw firsthand carpentry tradition with sophisticated products, unique. This is where supply sculptor Hue, the ancient temples, Hoi An ancient boats. Feel passing through the village streets, see photos farmers herd the rice fields. Combining ancient city suburb stay and drink coffee with the locals. Experience profession Quang noodles and enjoy it. The grilled fish as you enjoy delicious specialties in Central Vietnam. Remember to spend time gardening morning or experience fishing on the river.

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Interesting to watch the carpenters

We visited the village as part of a tour with hoi an mates. We went to a shop where they sell many different and diverse carvings. Most are done in a local style and will interest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
David R
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited the village as part of a tour with hoi an mates. We went to a shop where they sell many different and diverse carvings. Most are done in a local style and will interest people who like asian designs. At the side of the shop there were 5 young men who were all hand carving different objects. It... More 

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Point Roberts, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my visit so much the first time that I have come back 2 more times. It is a lovely tranquil Island and the Carpentry Village was the highlight.

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to see some of the local wood artists in action but not much else to it , everyone wants you to come to their shop ! . Nice walk but not much more

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited the village as part of a tour around Hoi An and I was sorry that we didn't get more time to meander around the little village. We saw some lovely craftmanship here and I would like to go back again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

It was interesting to discover that much of the wooden products available for sale on the street are cheap imports from China. Here however craftspeople are still carving and creating wooden art from sculptures & mother of pearl inlays to entire boats by hand. You can watch the creative process as it happens. The products may be a little more... More 

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Mortlake, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We visited the village as part of our bike tour from Rivertown hotel, just across the bridge. It was interesting to see the carvers at work and sad to think that there are very few young people taking on the craft, partly because of how little they are paid for their beautiful and time consuming creations.

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Thank Kwaussie
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If it's included in some tour, it's nice to see the locals building the fishing boats. Rest of the village is nothing special, shops, shops and shops.

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Thank Robrecht V
Hoi An, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Getting on the local ferry to go to this village is also part of the whole 'local' trip and a great way to be with the locals. The village itself is very interesting. A bike is a good idea though. The carpentry is amazing as they are all very talented. A much nicer way to shop also. I believe it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Interesting to see how these artisans make wood objects from mother of pearl inlaid furniture to boats. Few would have one of these pieces shipped home.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We visited this village on out day trip in Hoi An. This village has a beauty of countryside with bamboo, green field, river, cows,...and special famous for carpentry. We could see how the worker made a product with simple tools, so fast and good art.

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