Hoi An Handicraft Workshop
Walking tours of Hoi An’s Old Town often include a visit to the Hoi An Handicraft Workshop. Choose to join a lantern-making workshop and craft your own unique souvenir, or learn about ancient weaving techniques and other Vietnamese handicrafts as you watch the artisans at work. Time your visit to catch one of the twice-daily live performances, which include traditional Vietnamese music and dancing and last 45 minutes. The workshop is also a great place to purchase traditional handicrafts and handmade souvenirs, including pottery, embroidery, textiles, and silk lanterns.
Things to know before you go
*The Hoi An Handicraft Workshop is ideal for those looking to immerse themselves in Vietnamese culture. *Admission tickets are required to visit Hoi An Old Town. Each ticket provides entrance to five attractions of your choice, including the Hoi An Handicraft Workshop. *The Handicraft Workshop hop is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, but it’s worth advising staff of any access requirements in advance.
How to get there
The workshop is located in the pedestrianized Hoi An Old Town and is easily reached on foot from any of the central attractions.
When to get there
Hoi An Handicraft Workshop is open from Tuesday to Sunday and from 8.30am to 8pm; live shows are typically held at 10.15am and 3.15pm. It’s possible to show up at any time, but book ahead for workshops and classes.
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- Phuc Kien Assembly Hall (Fujian Assembly Hall)
- Hoi An Central Market (Cho Hoi An)
- Tan Ky Old House
- Quan Cong Temple
- Hainan Assembly Hall (Hoi Quan Hai Nam)
- Museum of Sa Huynh Culture
- Cantonese Assembly Hall (Hoi Quan Quang Dong)
- Japanese Covered Bridge (Chua Cau)
- Hoi An Museum (Bao Tang Hoi An)
- Phung Hung Ancient House
- Hoi An Ancient Town
- Kim Bong (Carpentry Village)
- Hoi An Silk Village (Lang Lua Hoi An)
- Tra Nhieu Fishing Village