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Ma Te Sai

Shop 42 Ban Aphai | (Opposite Aussie Bar), Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 654
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Authentic Shop Empowering Laos Villages

If you are looking for guaranteed authentic Laos handicrafts (some of the products from places like... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Worth a look if shopping

Interesting shop if you are looking for something special to take home. Laos made fabrics as... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
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Ma Te Sai means "where is it from?" In Lao. We choose and design beautiful gifts and household items that are hand made by people, from villages around Laos.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fair trade” (8 reviews)
“banana boat” (3 reviews)
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Shop 42 Ban Aphai | (Opposite Aussie Bar), Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 654
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you are looking for guaranteed authentic Laos handicrafts (some of the products from places like the night market can be imported from China) shop no further than Ma Te Sai. There is a great selection of textiles, home decor, clothes and jewelry that comes...More

Thank Shoelick
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Interesting shop if you are looking for something special to take home. Laos made fabrics as napkins runners scarves and fabric used to make other things like handbags . Supporting local people can't be aanything other than a good idea. There are a couple of...More

Thank scotdeemex
Reviewed 26 May 2017

this is a boutique selling all kinds of handycraft, clothing, fabric with are all authentic and beautiful designs. prices are more then the night market but in terms of quality you will not regret. staff are attentive and helpful.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 2 April 2017

you will find here authentic artcraft, nice fabrics and other elements made by the villages themselves and authentically certified- it is more expensive than the night market but you know where it is coming from and you are also helping back the villages with your...More

Thank cathchris75
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I joined the sunset cruise with my family members, we were13 people in the group. We have few seniors and a child. Staffs are very friendly and taking good care of seniors and child. They arranged a tuk-tuk to pick up from the hotel and...More

Thank SarahWongSC
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Je suis super heureuse de mon passage dans cette boutique. If I go back to Laos I would go back to their shop ! QUALITE : products are made in great quality. Ils sont artisanaux. Et même certains pigments de couleur sont artisanaux, I love...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic little shop filled with beautiful, ethically-sourced textiles and other Lao handicrafts. Great selection and fair prices. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank AnnaCMV
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had such a glorious sunset cruise down the Mekong yesterday with Banana boat Laos. The banana boat is the perfect way to travel because the boat is almost at the same level as the water which gives the effect of gliding on the water...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Ma Té Sai to book a boat tour to Kuan si waterfalls. The tour was awesome! The store is really nice with very beautiful local things. It's a fair trade store. Emi, the owner is really kind. She helped us to book...More

2  Thank Carlos A
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a must on your stay in Luang Prabang. It is fun and has everything for the dedicated shopper or just a casual shopper. The local crafts to be found represent an amazing variety. Of course there are also manufactured products. Remember this is...More

Thank janesauer
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