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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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  • Well priced silk items outside of the normal tourist areas. So cool to walk around here and just see all the beautiful things on display. If you've come to Vietnam to buy good stuff to take home as.....  more »
  • We visited the Silk Village to see Umbrella Street, which is stunning. Other than that, there are places to buy silk here. It was a fair way from the centre of Hanoi so we had to get a taxi.  more »

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