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Baan Tawai Village

90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 81 882 4882
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Just about an hour outside of Chiang Mai, in Hangdong District, is Baan Tawai village, a community known for its wood sculptures. Visitors can take a look around at markets and interact with wood carvers. Crafts are available for purchase.
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“wood carvings” (22 reviews)
“hang dong” (10 reviews)
“big furniture” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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+66 81 882 4882
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over 250 shops that cater from small carved wood figures to household furniture. Master craftsman at work in most of the better shops. Expect to stay at least 3 - 4 hours here.

Thank duncandash
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a beautiful painted box and a gorgeous bronze sculpture of a Thai goddess praying. We took an uber to go there and returned with a van that has the name and picture of the Baan Tawai village on it. We believe that the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crafts you find in Baan Tawai Village are really hand made and not ‘Made in China’. You will find anything you can think of, made from wood, and then some. Sooo many nice things. I wish I brought a fat wallet 😁😁😁

Thank Roger J
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

A bit out of town but worth it if you’re into serious shopping. It can be a real maze, and easy to get lost. If you have a driver waiting for you be sure to get his phone number. We were looking for a particular...More

1  Thank HumboldtKaryn
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

If you like wood handcraft or wood furniture it's the right place to go. You can find so much beautiful and cheap price thing to bring back home. Also most of known shipping companies have an office there so it's very easy to ship at...More

Thank Pierre P
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

A bit outside of Chiangmai,this place has a lot of handicrafts.woodcarvings,a good place to buy artwork and good for buying wholesale items.

1  Thank Tommy M
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Baan Tawai Village is basically long road with shops on both sides, selling mainly wooden furniture and works of art. Definitely the best place to buy good such as these in the Chiang Mai area. Wood carvings are a specialty here. But stray off the...More

1  Thank chiangmaicharlies
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

It's a great place where you can find many products made from wood. It's worth going there the full day and walk to find the best deals. There very beautiful and typical furniture. I recommend it much.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Every type of woodworking was done here, and the shops had some things you didn't see in the bigger cities. It appears that many of Baan Tawai's wood products make their way to the bigger cities to fetch bigger prices. This is the place to...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Baan Tawai could do with more people coming here. Its got a great selection of wood carvings and other smaller items. No bustle of overcrowding with tourists and costs about 40bht in a shared local transport back to the city or I paid 300bht for...More

1  Thank JofromWorld
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Response from aladdin_mp | Reviewed this property |
I think that reader is referring to the cost for riding the baht bus. This is a covered pickup truck with seats-benches in the back for up to 8 people. The 30 baht price is only for LOCAL travel. If you go to Ban Tawai... More
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