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Van Phuc Silk Village, Hanoi

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Watch silk weavers and silk dyers in Van Phuc Silk Village, on the banks of Nhue River. Explore various shops with colorful shiny patters and take a pleasant stroll under banyan trees. Listen to the sound of power and manual looms making traditional weaving and premium silk products and take a close up view of silk worms and their cocoons. Boasting a tradition of over 1,200 years which clothed Vietnamese royal families, this is one of the best developed and most visited craft villages of 90 such villages near the capital. Some 8 km (5 mi) southwest of Hanoi, the village offers tourist facilities and traders speak English or French. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Hanoi holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Van Phuc Silk Village and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The Silk Village which is now part of Hanoi is limited to several streets but it is worth a visit. We stopped at one family owned shop which still operates its own looms. Apparently most of the shops ...  more »
  • I enjoyed the visit to the silk village. The entire area is not big, but I still did not get to see all the stores in 2 hours we had. I see mixed reviews and I can see why. If you are not interested i...  more »
  • Well, well well... This place tries (sadely) to survive with the tourist but there not that much left. Far away, surrounded by the constructions, no need of crytal ball to predict its future...  more »
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