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Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill

No.94 Nanmen Road, Canglang District, Suzhou 215007, China
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"pillow cases"
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"mulberry leaves"
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"whole process"
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"finished product"
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"stuffing"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I initially wasn’t going to leave a review, but after reading so many, I decided to weigh in my thoughts. I went to Suzhou #1 silk factory because the tour I was in scheduled it. When I went, they apparently had a G8 special, where...More

Thank Sicinike
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent several hours in this factory. Our tour guide, explained all the silk process. At another room, we saw the silk maker machines. Very educated..

Thank Rani R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff! Great products, heaps of information about silk wonderful sheets and Doomadgee sets lovely scarves , socks

Thank hchristina1946
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour was fascinating followed of course by the hard sell. Purchased a full set of king sheets, comforter and duvet cover only to find there was no bottom sheet in the set. I have rated a 3 only because I am waiting to see if...More

Thank DOO-TO
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Built in 1926 and I think run by the Government but I can't be sure. It is easy parking and spacious inside but uses all the original equipment. You can see the raising of the silk worms on Mulberry leaves. Some are kept for further...More

3  Thank Gerri S
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Visited this place on 11th March 2018 and purchased ther 20/20 package which was a full king sized bed package costing $749.00 it came already packed in a suitcase and was vacuum sealed.Upon opening it back in Australia to find they didn’t pack the silk...More

3  Thank Brad D
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I purchased a duvet, comforter, pillows and several other items and had them shipped back. They never arrived. And don't try calling to inquire. Useless.

1  Thank AnOTravels
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We visited the Suzhou Silk Mill in the fall of 2015 and purchased king size duvet and duvet cover. When we got home realized neither were king. Tour was great, love the product but very disappointed that size was incorrect. Buyer beware. Know measurements of...More

2  Thank lawtonrl
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Very interesting to see the process . But more important at this place is the market . Time they spending to telling the story is like 15 min but than they give you like 2 hr for shopping. On one floor there are huge variety...More

Thank Anna-Maria U
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A friend had suggested we should visit a silk factory in China, so we were pleasantly surprised when our tour guide took us here. Very fascinating explanation of how silk is produced and made, all the way from handling silkworms to the finished product. Of...More

1  Thank drb8053
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ejanecampbell1
8 June 2018|
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Response from Sicinike |
I just came back from this tour. Bought it in March 28, and when I looked up the tracking number, it was shipped on March 31. You need to look up at the top of your receipt whether it was shipped by air or by sea. If by air... More
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Punch M
10 April 2018|
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Response from Anna-Maria U | Reviewed this property |
We took ours as a second luggage to the plane. We didn't pay extra. Everything was ok
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Response from 307Jocelyn | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I cant help we were on a coach-organised tour, on our return to uk, we found it almost impossible to trace this attraction, China doesnt recognise Google or Facebook/Messenger so i don't know how you would be able to... More
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