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Tian Hou Silk Factory

No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
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interesting seeing how silk is spun

A lot of selection of silk merchandise, prices are fair and tour was good. Kids really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eaglebrand85
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Brandon, MS
Interesting to see all the steps to silk production! Shopping too (of course)

Unlike some other factories we have been to, this one was interesting in that it showed the silk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StanleyandMarie
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Ontario, Canada
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“silk duvet” (6 reviews)
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No.308 Hongjing Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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"duvet cover"
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"beautiful silk"
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"quality silk"
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"factory tour"
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"sinorama tour"
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"interesting presentation"
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"making silk"
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"government run"
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"cocoons"
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"bedding"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot of selection of silk merchandise, prices are fair and tour was good. Kids really enjoyed learning.

Thank Eaglebrand85
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike some other factories we have been to, this one was interesting in that it showed the silk worms and the various stages they go through. Then, they showed us how the cocoons then get worked on to evolve into silk. They then took us...More

Thank StanleyandMarie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this place to be both educational and excellent value for money with their products. I bought a beautiful silk table runner for home and a scarf as a gift. Both are of of superb quality and very reasonably priced. I would have paid...More

1  Thank nicollocin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A huge shop for silk goods . One part is for blankets pillows and different bedding products , all pure silk , and second part is all silk products like clothing , rugs , souvenirs, table clothes and so on . Fix Prices and not...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

As part of a tour we visited this Silk Factory last September and as we went through the process of making silk items I thought that it was pretty informative and enjoyed it. After that we were sent into a room with comforters and a...More

2  Thank Dennis0002
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

After a very interesting introduction to how silk is produced, you are taken to the showroom to see the wonders of comforters and duvets. The prices and sizes are posted.Then you are brought to see the beautiful silk comforter covers in fabulous patterns and colors....More

Thank RBeam
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This silk factory is of course often visited by tourists, but it is worth it! Very good quality and ok prices! The quilt I bought is really of a superb quality! Highly recommended!

1  Thank MarS5101
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Went to this silk store as part of a shopping tour. I said I wanted to get a silk duvet cover to my guide and I think this must have been the closest place. IMHO this is rather touristy. It’s described as a government silk...More

3  Thank yeowon
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Went to visit the silk factory as I believe a tourist trap but for once a very interesting one for our group, A local guide and one of the senior staff took us through silk worms history, practicalities of breeding and rearing these to their...More

2  Thank NORMAN E
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Please note the recent photos taken by travelers to the location. Obviously they are taking pictures of the outside of: Tianhou Silk at 99 Fuxing E Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi The owner of the store needs to contact TripAdvisor to have the store's information...More

1  Thank Gavin T
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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
...More
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fitzy55
9 November 2017|
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Response from Gavin T | Reviewed this property |
There is not a company website found; at all. The Facebook page is not official. Can only suggest mail correspondence to: Tianhou Silk 99 Fuxing E Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi China
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fitzy55
3 November 2017|
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Response from Gavin T | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is time for TripAdvisor to change the address listing for this sales location which folks are visiting presently and obviously has moved from its old more truly factory location out in west Shanghai in the... More
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