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Address: 145/1-2 Chiangmai-Sankampang Rd | K.M.7, Sankampang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Phone Number: 053-338053-5

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we went specifically to buy multi- coloured silk by the metre for an acquaintance and were instantly advised to continue upstairs where the metres were cheaper . The assistants... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 April 2016
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We went here by mistake. We asked our driver to take us to Thai silk village so that we could see the whole silk process. He took us here. You can touch old cocoons to feel them, but the actual worms and mulberry leaves are behind glass. We got to see them eating leaves but did not get to seek... More 

1 Thank agape2000
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

In Shinawatra you get great silk tour. You will be educated very well on the process and you will see it from start to finish. Bring your camers and make colorful pictures.

Thank Yossi N
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

we went specifically to buy multi- coloured silk by the metre for an acquaintance and were instantly advised to continue upstairs where the metres were cheaper . The assistants were very helpful and patient and made our brief visit pleasant.

1 Thank hachanga
Patterson, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

While in San Kamphaeng I visited a number of silk factories. The reason why this one stands out from the crowd is because you have the option of buying half a yard or meter. I find this to be very important for people who make bow ties and other accessories which don't require a yard of material. Its been said... More 

1 Thank Chicks010
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

A welcome party awaits you to pin a thai silk souvenir on you, you then served a welcome drink. I tried the bael juice. We then shown how silk is made & then woven. You are next shown around their gallery featuring a wide variety of men,women & children clothing, cloth fabrics & souvenir items. Overall it is a very... More 

1 Thank LowHarry
New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were brought here as a mandatory part of our city tour. We were served a welcome drink, which was good and then taken to a tour to see how silk is made. It may interest some, but definitely not my cup of tea. Would have rather utilized my time somewhere else.

Thank deejay90210
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Shinawatra Silk has been in existence since the early 1900's, l first here 11 years ago when l arrived in Thailand. The staff are so friendly and informative, before you enter they give you a cool drink, the lemon grass is my favourite, they then show you all about the silk worms, how silk is made on the traditional looms,... More 

Thank Terry C
Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Serene guides walk you through this step by step example of the silk producing process. Leaves, live worms, cocoons, extracting the silk, spinning, dying, weaving. Really very interesting, and a perfect photo op. We really aren't big shoppers, so we just looked at all the beautiful silk items for sale, but if you like to shop it's a great opportunity... More 

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Stockton on Tees
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

We were bought to this factory to see how silk is produced and also how to detect the real from the fake- though setting it on fire may not be practical in a market. Extensive shop of quality garments though we kept expenditure under control. Better than average tour visit.

Thank theflyingdoctor
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

Big huge place with very elegant interior design, enhancing the shopping experience of high class silk. The Shinawatra has a long history and as you enter, you see some photos of big names visiting the place. They have practically everything in silk. If you are a lover of silk, you will have a blast here!

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