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Ban Pa Ao

| Nong Khon Subdistrict, Ubon Ratchathani 34000, Thailand
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Historic bronze making techniques

We were the only visitors when we went, so we were able to see all the steps in making the little... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Jim R
,
Calgary, Canada
Very disappointing

The first thing to note is that the directions on the website are totally incorrect. Secondly there... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
350highlandlassie
,
Inverness, United Kingdom
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village is in Tambon Nong Khon. Take highway 23 from the city for 18km turn right at the kilometre 273 and keep straight for another 3 km.
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13 Nov 2017
“Historic bronze making techniques”
7 Feb 2017
“Very disappointing”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Nong Khon Subdistrict, Ubon Ratchathani 34000, Thailand
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were the only visitors when we went, so we were able to see all the steps in making the little bronze pots that they sell. In dental school, I had to learn the lost wax technique for making gold crowns. It was amazing what...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The first thing to note is that the directions on the website are totally incorrect. Secondly there is no weaving to be found at the village. To be honest the visit was a huge disappointment, we all expected so much more.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is the fifth generation of brass bell making, by the 'lost wax' method. The description is hopelessly inadequate. It's only when you see it done that you understand. Make sure the proportions are one part cow "poo-poo" (the guide's term) to two parts termite...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2015

We hired a local tour guide since there isn't that much to do in Ubon. As part of it we ended up at the Ban Pa Ao artist village where they practice silk hand weaving with the techniques passed from generation to generation. We were...More

1  Thank Michael C
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