We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Interesting to see and good bargains.

Fantastic to admire the great handcraftship and to buy beautiful items at a very fair price. Been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Copenhagen, Denmark
via mobile
To realize why it is so expensive

Visiting the silk weaving house, where the most fine and delicate silk are made. To witness with... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Danaiya T
Read all 74 reviews
All photos (67)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Ban Tha Sawang, Tambon Tha Sawang, Surin, Thailand
Improve This Listing
Reviews (74)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews shops selling intricate patterns great place to visit interesting place eye opening looms products process ladies clothing fabric weavers village production cotton presents thailand
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic to admire the great handcraftship and to buy beautiful items at a very fair price. Been here two years ago, but great to come back for some more.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FrankieAdk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have 1 hr spare it is fine. Prices tourist rip off. They don't like to discount one bonus nice to see how they make the silk...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 452jasonr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was able to see the locals weave silk into beautiful clothing in the traditional way. They sold many of their homemade articles of clothing at reasonable prices.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sam b
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Visiting the silk weaving house, where the most fine and delicate silk are made. To witness with my own eyes made me realize that why the real one is so expensive. Although you can shop cheaper souvenir and clothing along the road, the experience there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danaiya T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The loom is somewhat unique as the base shuttle cock is on the main floor, the threading goes up one floor, and also down into the basement floor. I've never seen one like it before, and it seems to take three people to operate, making...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Lovely place to shop and browse for Thai silk garments. Series of teak wood shops set around a small shaded lane. The weaving is done in an area set behind a large wooded gate. Very cool and natural looking for what could easily be a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rbrech
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We arrived while the weavers were on their lunch break so we did not see the actually weaving. It was interesting to see the intricate looms but not seeing them actually in use was a downer. There were outdoor shops to browse that had clothing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lynnette B
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Excellent and unique--not your normal silk weaving village. Very impressive set-up! Highly recommend as you cannot see this 2-story weaving elsewhere.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Worldismyoyster1070
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this village on our first visit to Thailand. Quite interesting place except the ladies who were making the silk were in a very out of the way area. We would have missed it but a lady there pointed us in the right direction. Kind...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sharonkansas45
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing visit and even though there is no tour guide, you can walk through the silk village by yourselves. Our little kids enjoyed it as it is quite educational! We didn’t appreciate the expensive costs of silk, until we saw the amount of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dillyT17
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Maneerote Hotel
62 reviews
7.72 km away
Petchkasem Grand Hotel
37 reviews
8.06 km away
Thong Tarin Hotel
121 reviews
8.22 km away
White Elephant Resort
42 reviews
9.02 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 59 nearby restaurants
Tam Tam Italian Pizza and Restaurant
58 reviews
7.90 km away
Kid Thueng Coffee & Bakery
31 reviews
7.67 km away
Sydney Grilled (Sydney Canale)
33 reviews
7.99 km away
6 reviews
7.54 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 19 nearby attractions
Save Elephant Foundation - Surin Project
165 reviews
34.41 km away
Elephant Study Center Surin
20 reviews
34.61 km away
Prasat Ban Pluang
6 reviews
38.84 km away
New I-Mobile Stadium
223 reviews
40.68 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
15 June 2018|
Response from dillyT17 | Reviewed this property |
There’s no entrance fee. We parked in a small car park and made our way to the front of the gardens where they have a gate and make the silk behind the walls. Enjoy!!