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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” (19 reviews)
“hang dong” (10 reviews)
“home decor” (9 reviews)
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90 Moo 2, Baan Tawai Village | Khun Khong, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
+66 81 882 4882
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a Thai shopping experience try here. They will ship overseas for you. The whole area has a really nice feel.

Thank Miss Moffat A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 30 minutes from Chiangmai City Baan Tawai is easy to get to even by the Red car so is NOT expensive to get there and the variety of Goods available and the Prices will amaze and please you. Like everywhere in Thailand you need...More

Thank Victordavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are doing for beautiful words furniture, go here! Some of the most beautiful wood slab tables I have seen. We were just looking so fun but not a must do thing. We took an Uber there and struggled a bit too get back.

Thank npcx4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Baan Tawai is well known for its wood carving, wood strips, silverware, lacquer ware, hand-woven textile, basketry & earthenware. There is a shuttle (BTTS) from Chiangmai town to Baan Tawai and return. 30baht/pax. Do call 095 452 1229 for d route, it starts from Chang...More

Thank Hitomi A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A wonderful day rip to many many craft shops. Everything you would want. Had a yummy lunch there in a garden setting. I say you should take the time and o.

Thank nonsense193
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We took a private car there on Monday which was a holiday If you are interested in wood carvings lamps wooden furniture which can be shipped home this is the place . Go to Baan tipmanee .all teak amasing

Thank meaganschick
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Interesting village with many many vendors selling furniture and decorative accessories. Lot of hand carved wood. It has been a while since my last visit there but we bought much of our home furniture there...

Thank mrken2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

If you’re coming to Chiang Mai and like to buy wood carvings or wood furniture you should visit The Baan Tawai village first before you buy in other stores. Very well recommended also is the Rock Star Cafe in the heart of Baan Tawai (coordinates:...More

Thank FkWenzel
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Recommend booking with BBTS. They pick you up and take you out there and you can return with them too. 30 baht each way. So many shops to wander through. We were there for 4 hours and only explored a small number of them. An...More

1  Thank Marion G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Dozens of cultural and exquisite handcrafted shops and stalls. Can bargain on price if you wish. Of interest to those wanting to purchase unique decor, handbags, clothing, jewelry and furniture. Also lovely unique knick knacks for every use. Suggest multiple visits so you don't get...More

1  Thank aladdin_mp
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Tahney F
11 October 2017|
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
Marcia R
5 January 2017|
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Response from Bhavik68 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and you will really enjoy the experience. Do walk around for the best pieces and deals
29 May 2016|
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Response from Brokenback | Reviewed this property |
Yes agree Blackhear nothing has ever warped and I am in Sydney