Hilltribes & Handicraft Centers in Chiang Mai

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Chiang Mai

Bo SangUmbrella/Parasol Village

1014 road,500 m from 1006 highway
The world-famous village is 9 kilometres from town, along a road lined with handicraft-producing factories. 

Bo SangUmbrella/Parasol VillageIn genuine cottage industries, young women manufacture silk and cotton umbrellas and paper parasols which are subsequently hand painted in various animal and floral designs. Generations of Bo Sang families have been engaged in umbrella and parasol making for more than 200 years.
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San Kamphaeng Cotton & Silk Weaving Village

1006 route,13 k.m. form town
The village is the major source of all Thai silk and cotton produced in Chiang Mai. The fabrics are woven by local folk on traditional wooden looms, and are sold in a wide variety of plain lengths, plaids, brocades, stripes, prints and checks.
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Earthenware & Lacquerware Shops

Eathenware & Lacquerware ShopsHighway 108
These are clustered together, some 4 kilometres from town, on the Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Road.
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Tribal Research Institute


Chiang Mai University campus on 1004 route
This contains a permanent cultural exhibition of northern hilltribes. The centre is open, Monday through Friday, from 8.30 AM until noon, and from 1.00 to 4.30 PM.
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Doi Pui Tribal Village

Doi Pui Tribal Village4 km from Phu Phing Palace
This Meo tribal village is some 4 kilometres from the Phu Phing Palace, and offers vignettes of modern tribal life.
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