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Hoi An Handicraft Workshop

9 D Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Lantern making class

I had a wonderful experience making lanterns and it totally added to my overall experience in Hoi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
allison g
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Loved the cultural performance and interesting souvenirs at this heritage complex

We came especially to catch the cultural performance and made it for the afternoon session. its... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
moonlotus18
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful experience making lanterns and it totally added to my overall experience in Hoi An. What a great experience and h ask you so much

Thank allison g
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We came especially to catch the cultural performance and made it for the afternoon session. its free admission. The cultural dances and musical instruments were insightful and provided a brief history into the past of the local people. Highly recommended. There is a lucky draw...More

Thank moonlotus18
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I just loved to participate in this workshop! Highly recommended! They are a small vietnamise family teaching in a very simple way how to make a beautiful lantern. The workshop takes about 2h30 and costs about U$ 17. It was very very good, and even...More

Thank Bruna P
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

When we were in Hoi An, we stopped at a shop where they were demonstrating how the hand-made lanterns that adorn the streets and homes are made. It was located near the Old House. The Vietnamese believe the hanging lanterns bring lug, happiness and wealth....More

1  Thank ITRT
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

So many stores selling handicrafts and tourist trinkets. I think this is one of the better ones. I bought lanterns here that were all reasonably priced and with a good selection and the staff were very helpful without being too pushy. They do put on...More

Thank Ramona106
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We watched a performance of traditional dance and music and enjoyed the lovely costumes and musical instruments. Afterwards the children made lanterns which make a good souvenir. The shop has some very nice gifts - pottery, silk, toiletries... A great spot for indoor activities if...More

Thank Caitlin S
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I went to short enjoyable traditional performance, was fun. Entry by using ancient town coupon or free. Also did some lantern making a good laugh and 2 beautiful lanterns to take home. Relaxing fun time

Thank Julia A
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Everything ok. Many jod by hand. Staff friendly. Relax with music traditional and dance. I love lanterns have a picture. And shoes hand made

1  Thank Nari56
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed the traditional music and dance that is put on for tourists twice a day. However, if you are sitting near the front please be aware that when you use your phone or tablet to record or photograph the performance, not only...More

1  Thank Ellie B
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We walked a long way to find the workshop having heard about the good quality items. Unfortunately its a real disappointment. There's not much stock, everything is a bit dusty and tired and very hot. Do yourself a favour and go to the Reaching Out...More

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