Shanghai Jiangnan Silk Museum, Shanghai

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Feel the appeal of silk at Shanghai Jiangnan Silk Museum. Pass the antique gate to watch the whole process of silk production. Observe silkworms eating leaves and closing into cocoons: one of these tiny pods can provide over 1,000 m (3,280 ft) of silk thread. Get involved in thread-pulling to experience the technique of silk processing. Talk with factory workers to understand the intriguing process behind clothes, bed linens, and other objects made here. Prepare for a bit of pressure to buy from the onsite store, and check the materials before you do to ensure they're pure silk. By using our Shanghai trip itinerary builder app , you can arrange your visit to Shanghai Jiangnan Silk Museum and other attractions in Shanghai.
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  • This was a stop on our city tour. When you walk in, it certainly does feel like a museum. You see the worms, the loom, and the process of making silk. It is very informative and I enjoyed the educatio...  more »
  • During our tour we were accompanied by our guide in this Silk Museum where he explained and shown the procedure how is silk. At the end there is a shop where you can buy Silk Clothing at reasonable prices. I bought the jacket with silk padding in a really super, €100 for a double. Recommended visit.
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  • I went to this place only thanks to read reviews on TA. I recommend it to everyone, there is a short and interesting explanation of how silk is produced after you pass the shopping part. As read on TA I purchased the silk duvet padded bed x ... .... Best of the best!!! Mandatory buy it because it has a small price compared with goose down duvets, costs about double €100. It's awesome because is not sweating, is very light and not talking hot talking cold, is magical, believe me! I also bought the shroud in silk, but the real excitement is for the duvet. Is vacuum packed, so very portable by plane, even as hand luggage because it has small handles. Also in the shopping centre there is everything from clothing to small souvenirs, prices are fixed, better so at least one should not waste time in discussions and are FAIRLY PRICED for all of them for sale. I would highly ...
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