Located on Nguyen Tat Thanh alley and about 1 km away from the old city center, Hoi An silk village is an interesting destination for every tourist if he has a chance to travel to Hoi An. Let’s enter the world of traditional silk weaving craft through more than 300 years in Hoi An silk village!
Hoi An silk village is not only a provider of silk products using the traditional, more than 300 – year – old silk weaving methods, but also a place to keep and promote the essence of the value of this traditional craft village.
Therefore, Hoi An silk village is often regarded as a museum of traditional silk weaving craft in Quang Nam and becomes an interesting stop of almost every tourist on Hoi An trip.
Through a small path straight to the ancient houses, Hoi An tourists will have opportunities to visit the Ruong house (also known as the ancient Vietnamese house) and discover the unique, retro, boldly eastern architectural style of the nineteenth century. The architecture of Ruong house partly contributes more traditional, ancient values to featured space of Hoi An silk village.
Continuing the journey to the traditional silk village in Quang Nam, Hoi An tourists can visit the silkworm rearing house, silk reeling home, Champa traditional textile house, Cuu Dien machine textile house and the products exhibition area.
Hoi An visitors will admire each process, different stages, from the ancient mulberry garden, where silkworms are raised, to where the artisans weave fabric and silk from shimmering silk threads to accomplish nice products like shirts, colorful scarves, so on.
Special, unique collections exhibited in Hoi An silk village is a “bridge” to bring tourists back to miniature Hoi street more than 300 years ago – the gateway of the “Silk Road” on the sea in the old days.
You will be lucky to see the firsthand, skillful artisan deftly spinning and weaving. To accomplish the products, the artisans at each stage must have not only skills but also the artistic soul, enthusiast, and deep passion.
During the journey to visit Hoi An silk village, tourists can explore, study and learn new things from traditional silkworms reeling, silk weaving craft of the Vietnamese land. Thereby, visitors will not only feel enjoyable but also get into the mixed feeling of admiration, pride and cherish every traditional handicraft products.
Additionally, having the opportunity to set foot on Hoi An silk village means that visitors will have the chance to enjoy the green, peaceful space of harmonious ecological landscape. Rows of trees surrounding the garden campus, ancient mulberry garden, lotus pond with classifiers of shimmering pink lotus and amazing twittering, pleasant sounds of a flock of birds would merrily make visitors feel like being lost in the court’s garden.
Coming to Hoi An silk village, new things and exciting, unique experiences are waiting for you. Hoi An travelers will pick the mulberries and feed the silkworms by themselves, see the exhibition of traditional silk costumes and study, learn the art of spinning and weaving on the traditional looms.
Besides that, Hoi An tourists can enjoy the delicious dishes and specialties of Hoi An in Quang Nam in friendly, close but no less elegant and luxurious setting. The special dishes are delicious and subtly decorated as well which creates sympathy for the tourists.
In addition, various beautiful, delicate silk, fabric products are available for tourists to choose. That would be a wonderful, amazing gift for your family and friends on a holiday trip this summer!
Hoi An silk village left numerous people deep, unforgettable imprints, from domestic tourists to international travelers. Traditional values, the cultural beauty of Hoi An silk village are not just stored, preserved but are growing through each product, following the tourists from all over the place and living together with Hoi through the time.
Hoi An silk village always welcomes visitors come and explore!
Hoi An Silk Village information
Address: 28 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Hoi An, Quang Nam province, Viet Nam
Tel/ Fax: +84 933 48 1881/ +84 935 50 2575
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