Going Shopping at Sankhampaeng ‘Wholesale handicraft village’

 

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Speaking of famous shopping districts in Chiang Mai, you can not possibly ignore the area of Sankhampaeng.

Especially around Chiang Mai-Sankhampaeng Road, which you can get dizzy because of seeing so many interesting shops. This was once Sankhampang handicraft village. Now, it’s well-known for making paper umbrellas, weaving Thai silks and cotton fabrics. You can travel there in short times, because it stays only 13 kilometres away from eastern Chiang Mai downtown.

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The shops around there are mostly in industrial style The entrepreneurs produce and sell their own merchandises. You can even watch the production procedures in some shops, including Thai silk shops, which you will see how the fabric are weaved and how the silk worms are raised. 

Moreoever, there are leather product shops, wood sculpture shops, silverware shops, pottery shops and many home-decoration shops. Also, there are some factories around the road, which you can go in and tour for free.

Here are some famous shops around Chiang Mai-Sankhampaeng Road.

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Thai Silk Village

The leading Thai silk entrepreneur and exporter. Go see their marvellous products and manufacture for yourself.

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Chinnawatra Thai Silk

One of well-known Thai silk shops. You can learn most everything you want to know about Thai silk manufacture.

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Jolie Femme

If you’re in love with the charming of Thai silks, don’t miss this shop! You can even watch the manufacture of these silks, from raising the silk warms to finishing the products.

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P’ Collection

The P.Collection factory specializes in manufacturing and exporting Sterling Silver products and gold and silver jewelry. This pristine production house is chicly designed with glass-encased treats at every turn.

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Louis Silverware

This is an old shop, but also a good one. Most Chiang Mai people know it. It is well-known for selling valuable and sparkling silverware.

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Gems Gallery

Gems Gallery – the world’s biggest jewellery and gems centre. Gems Gallery offers you a memorable shopping experience that is definitely worth the visit.

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Siam Gifts House of Jade

If you’re looking for jade stone for your wedding or special occassion, then you must go to this shop.

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Bronze House

They sells and export their brassworks to both domestic and foreign areas.

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CPT the leatherwork shop

This is a shop decorated in contemporary style. This means, it looks both modern and tradition. The bags looks quite classic with european style. Go on in and choose one for yourself.

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