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Kim Bong Carpentry Village, Hoi An
(4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
At Kim Bong Carpentry Village, watch skillful artisans working on intricate pieces of furniture, religious statues, and traditional fishing boats, exactly the way their predecessors worked hundreds of years ago. The village dates back to the 15th century and has been supplying temples, houses, and even royal palaces and tombs with its refined wooden products for centuries. Since Hoi An was listed as a World Heritage Site, many carpenters from the village have found work on restoration projects. To visit Kim Bong Carpentry Village and other attractions in Hoi An, use our Hoi An trip builder.
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  • Great to see some of the local wood artists in action but not much else to it , everyone wants you to come to their shop ! . Nice walk but not much more 
  • We visited the village as part of a tour around Hoi An and I was sorry that we didn't get more time to meander around the little village. We saw some lovely craftmanship here and I would like to go ba...  more »
  • It was interesting to discover that much of the wooden products available for sale on the street are cheap imports from China. Here however craftspeople are still carving and creating wooden art from ...  more »
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  • Such a great experience to learn local people cultures here as well as to see the process of making such a beautiful handmade traditional crafts :)
  • The purpose of a bicycle ride to discover the rice - the village has no great interest as such
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  • Several crafts shops
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