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Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill

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No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Overall it was great experience visiting China . The sale personal in silk factory were very helpful in explaining how the silk is made and the only thing is that they don’t give you enough time to decide . I bought the king size duvet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mahrooq F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived as a part of a tour and were guided into a small room with a Silk Institute representative. The talk started off really well, with the host discussing the life cycle of the silkworm and how silk is produced. It soon turned into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karinaskii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit to Suzhou was interesting and fun. Suzhou is the sister city to Venice, in fact called Venice of the East. At the silk institute we hardly saw anything about how they make the silk. They were more interested in promoting their high priced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank craigsearle
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This trip to Suzhou was both fun and educational. After a long day of exploring the city, this silk mill was 2nd to the last stop. The whole process of making silk from the worms who just eat all day to be prepared to produce...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank NathanLuminario
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Hardly saw anything about how they make the silk. They were more interested in getting us into the shop to buy the expensive goods.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank waglets2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Well worth the visit. the whole process of how silk is made was fascinating and well demonstrated. I even bought a silk doonas for the price of a polyester one from KMart. Lovely quality and cheap.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Grandmaglenda
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited the Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill which fit squarely in the types of sights we like to see when visiting new places. We learned about the production of silk there from looking at silkworms, touching cocoons, seeing how cocoons are unwound by machine to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Spectre68
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Hi my wife and I went on a tripadeal from 4th of march 2018 and your company took us to the silk factory in needlework Suzhou which was very informative. We purchased the 2020 special which was a full bed package king size in silk...More

Date of experience: March 2018
10  Thank Brad D
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We loved the trip to the silk factory, we got to see each step of the silk making process and we found it fascinating. Must say my favourite part was meeting and playing with the little silk worms. Well ok, that and the shopping part....More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank geraldine t
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I hope people will read reviews. Like others, we bought a package, told to us as very cheap because they did not sell out for a G20 summit. We got home and did not have a bottom or a top sheet, did not have the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank emmb2
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5 December 2018|
Response from hchristina1946 | Reviewed this property |
Due to everything being shipped (ocean) my bedding took about 6weeks but that was to Australia. My friend who got the same set about 8 weeks .
11 November 2018|
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Response from craigsearle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they ship to Canada duty free. I didn’t purchase anything while there but some friends did and had it shipped from the point of purchase
27 October 2018|
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Response from hchristina1946 | Reviewed this property |
I use a gentle wash on the washing machine. Used a wool blend of detergent and also dried in the shade . This way no ironing .