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Kim Bong Carpentry Village

Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Kim Bong carpentry village is a bright spot for tourists who prefer to just relax away from the noisy town just discovered the Vietnamese countryside. About 10 minutes by boat across from the ancient town of Hoi An, visitors saw firsthand carpentry tradition with sophisticated products, unique. This is where supply sculptor Hue, the ancient temples, Hoi An ancient boats. Feel passing through the village streets, see photos farmers herd the rice fields. Combining ancient city suburb stay and drink coffee with the locals. Experience profession Quang noodles and enjoy it. The grilled fish as you enjoy delicious specialties in Central Vietnam. Remember to spend time gardening morning or experience fishing on the river.
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Cam Kim commune, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We cycle from Hoi An to Cam Kim Island by passing the bridge, we did not take a ferry. It's fun cycling around to see the life of the local and the country side. Boat making and woodworking and sculpture are done here, we saw...More

Thank Mama2010
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Recommend visiting this village by bike ( put our bikes on a small boat to cross). Sleepy place with carpentry and boat constructions, very interesting to watch ( boats are considered part of the family, so they all have eyes drawn on them). They all...More

Thank ginsengNewYork
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Don’t bother. I was expecting craftsmen at work - saw two, but all very half hearted. The locals only wanted to sell you cheap carvings that are normally sold down the market.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I stopped in here on a half day tour with Tommy Dao Tours with Mr Ken. We took a short boat tour & walked around the village watching the boat building, wood carving & the mother of pearl inlay being made. My guide was very...More

Thank Vikki J
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Seems to cater for the tourist souvenir market with lots of cheaper items displayed in numerous similar shops.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Very close to the Old town, with a 10 minute boat ride to get there. It was a bit muddy (rainy January season) but a great adventure with lots of crafts and it was great to see the boat building with handmade wooden nails. Vietnamese...More

Thank Keentraveller18632
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lots of quiet paths all over the island -ideal cycling. We picked up Banh Mis each first for our lunch and purchased cold drinks at one of the cafes in Kim Bong village.

1  Thank JoWaddingham
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We went by boat to Kim Bong Carpentry village. This was a very interesting place. Beautiful carvings and items the people make from wood. Also the boats they make, like in the old days. Also a good place to shop

Thank sonjabasson5
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

We rode with our tour guide Tommy from Tour of Hue - fantastic guide with lots of information . the locals are great - we visit a shipyard , a woodcarving place , a little market , a ricepaper making joint nad a straw mat...More

1  Thank Trang L
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Kim Hong Village is on a small island close to Hoi An town. Best way to visit is by local bicycle tour. Lots of village skills including an 80 years old bamboo weaver, jute mat weavers, rice paper and White noodles cooking and skilled carpentry....More

Thank Khay Eng C
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leneme
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Hello We came to this place . You can contact via email : camkimclb @gmail. com . They will tell you local tour : the welcome , hang around the village , local cuisine ... everything . Wish you are happy trip!
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