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Tian Hou Silk Factory

No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 3431 0578
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Tourist Trap

Watch out, this place is a tourist trap and a hard sell to buy their products. We were rushed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
tripadeal tour factory overpriced

Visited this factory on a tripadeal tour. This was a informative section but on a whole it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aaron b
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Nelson Bay, Australia
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“the cocoon” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
Century Park
CONTACT
+86 21 3431 0578

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Watch out, this place is a tourist trap and a hard sell to buy their products. We were rushed through a history of the silk road and silk production then it was out the back. We made two separate purchases, it wasn't until we got...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this factory on a tripadeal tour. This was a informative section but on a whole it was a hard sell designed to sell overpriced silk to the tourist. We were herded and processed through like cattle. At one stage we were locked in a...More

Thank aaron b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a group and was amazed by what I seen, the staff were very good at explaining everything. I got to try stretching the material for a duvet, upstairs you can see women making silk rugs. Was told it can take 10 to...More

Thank gerardd408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Silk Factory tour was very interesting. I thoroughly enjoy my duvet and cover, but it isn't sized as I expected. I would advise anyone purchasing that they are very careful about the size and pattern. I have a double bed and purchased my items...More

Thank Lila112
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have no idea what location those that have written about the Tian Hou Silk Factory are referring to. There is not a silk factory nor a nearby factory store anywhere near No. 308 Hong Jing Lu in the Minhang District of Shanghai. There is...More

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I thought this place was too fancy for me, but I did enjoy the explanation of stages of silk worms, demonstrations on threading, and getting to see how they make pillows, and comforters. We even got to pull the material and stretch it ourselves. The...More

Thank 17kaylabieber
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The tour was in two parts; firstly about the cocoons and how the silk was stretched. You can even have a go at doing this yourself. After the demonstration of how the silk-wadded quilts are made you are invited into the shop which sells not...More

Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Recommend. I really enjoyed seeing how this was done and was fascinated with how the web of silk can be stretched to doona size!

Thank Sharyn F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The factory has two main sections: demonstration of processing silk and the construction of silk-wadded quilts, and then an extensive showroom of ready-to-wear. Sizes are not exactly like American ones: my king silk quilt needs a queen duvet cover. Terrific values on the quilts, and...More

Thank Dore L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

As part of our Sinorama tour we learned about the silk process and it was very interesting. There was high pressure to purchase and we bought a set: duvet, cover, sheets and pillow shams. The store vacuum packed and wrapped the package for easy packing...More

3  Thank Nora L
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Shanghai residents see Pudong’s suburbs as the place
that grown-ups retreat to when they’re ready to settle
down and stop living in the cramped confines of a
refurbished lanehouse. The areas around Century Park
are some of the most desirable as they are in close
proximity to the Metro Lines, granting easy access to
the heart of Puxi. The park itself is a huge draw,
it’s one of Shanghai’s biggest and there are sports
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leroy6342000
My wife and I currently visited your factory Sunday May 7th. We purchased a super king comforter and sheets along with 2 pillows. Before we left I asked about the cover for the comforter and was told it came with sheet package. When we got home there was no cover for the comforter. My name is Leroy Garcia. I was there with the sinorama tour company.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Nora L | Reviewed this property |
We also were disappointed when we got home as our package did not contain what we thought we had purchased. Check with your credit card company as we were reimbursed through our card insurance. Good luck!
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