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Tian Hou Silk Factory

No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 3431 0578
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A nice tourist trap with ok prices

This silk factory is of course often visited by tourists, but it is worth it! Very good quality and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MarS5101
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Tian Hou Silk Factory - ie a silk store

Went to this silk store as part of a shopping tour. I said I wanted to get a silk duvet cover to my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yeowon
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Wellington, New Zealand
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LOCATION
No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
Century Park
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+86 21 3431 0578

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This silk factory is of course often visited by tourists, but it is worth it! Very good quality and ok prices! The quilt I bought is really of a superb quality! Highly recommended!

Thank MarS5101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this silk store as part of a shopping tour. I said I wanted to get a silk duvet cover to my guide and I think this must have been the closest place. IMHO this is rather touristy. It’s described as a government silk...More

Thank yeowon
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Went to visit the silk factory as I believe a tourist trap but for once a very interesting one for our group, A local guide and one of the senior staff took us through silk worms history, practicalities of breeding and rearing these to their...More

Thank NORMAN E
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Please note the recent photos taken by travelers to the location. Obviously they are taking pictures of the outside of: Tianhou Silk at 99 Fuxing E Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi The owner of the store needs to contact TripAdvisor to have the store's information...More

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The tour company and guides must do very well on the commissions from the Tian Hou Silk Factory. Judging from most of the comments and reviews, a fair number of us actually purchased items. This was clearly a tourist trap but we believe that good...More

3  Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We saw process of silk production. And we bought silk pillow and counterpane. They sold silk by weight of it.

Thank Arash1352
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

An interesting place to visit. But be ready for the hard sell. Whilst they had an excellent product to offer. It is eiter your tatse or it is a waste to visit. We were on a tour and were taken there. For myself it was...More

2  Thank Kerri D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited these premises as a group with Trip A Deal. Expecting to see silk worms, spinning equipment and many people involved in the process of manufacturing silk products, you are in the tourist trap. You are first directed to a room with two antique, l...More

3  Thank 12iguasu13
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Watch out, this place is a tourist trap and a hard sell to buy their products. We were rushed through a history of the silk road and silk production then it was out the back. We made two separate purchases, it wasn't until we got...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Visited this factory on a tripadeal tour. This was a informative section but on a whole it was a hard sell designed to sell overpriced silk to the tourist. We were herded and processed through like cattle. At one stage we were locked in a...More

2  Thank aaron b
Nearby
Century Park
Shanghai residents see Pudong’s suburbs as the place
that grown-ups retreat to when they’re ready to settle
down and stop living in the cramped confines of a
refurbished lanehouse. The areas around Century Park
are some of the most desirable as they are in close
proximity to the Metro Lines, granting easy access to
the heart of Puxi. The park itself is a huge draw,
it’s one of Shanghai’s biggest and there are sports
...More
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fitzy55
9 November 2017|
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Response from Gavin T | Reviewed this property |
There is not a company website found; at all. The Facebook page is not official. Can only suggest mail correspondence to: Tianhou Silk 99 Fuxing E Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi China
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fitzy55
3 November 2017|
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Response from Gavin T | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is time for TripAdvisor to change the address listing for this sales location which folks are visiting presently and obviously has moved from its old more truly factory location out in west Shanghai in the... More
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