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Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre

Open today: 07:00 - 18:30
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The Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre is where the fascinating world of Lao textiles comes alive! Set in the grounds of a stunning tropical garden on the Mekong, it's the perfect place to learn more about this unique Lao art. We offer free guided...more
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125/10 Ban Saylom, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 212 597
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to learn more about silk! You can see how women work in front of your eyes. You can also do a workshop and learn as well. The gift shop is full of amazing piece of silk!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pioutte
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice that they offer free tuk tuk shuttle to go out there. The workshop tour was interesting, would love to come back and study here. Such a gorgeous setting. We enjoyed the shop and bought some textiles here. I wish we had been there for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ReginaZS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival we were told by a member of staff that the whole place was reserved for a group from National Geographic and that we should return in the afternoon. We said this was not possible and were let in but could not use the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Waltons2010
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Centre and the tour. It sound like you visited on a day when a group paid to privatize the Centre. This happens occasionally and we do our best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't originally plan to visit Ock Pop Tok but ended up with some time one afternoon so we grabbed tuk-tuk and dropped by. We were immediately included on a tour that had just begun and learned about the silk-making process and how silk is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DTripper1
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Centre, the tour, and the cafe. It sounds like you visited on a Buddhist Day, when the weavers don't work. There are two of these days per month....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here at a recommendation from a local...beautiful goods on display, without anyone pushing us to buy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kirby11
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and 5 star rating. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Khob chai, Hilary and the Ock Pop Tok team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is lovely and there is a short guided tour of the workshops with an explanation of the weaving processes. However the products are incredibly expensive and not all of the takins go to to the employees. We were taken to a local cooperative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally A
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Centre and the tour. The prices of our weavings reflect our commitment to the values of fair trade and producing high quality finished products using the finest natural...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative tour of their weaving workshop. Delightful restaurant with great food - overlooking the Mekong River. Well worth a visit.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MIke2902
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and 5 star rating. It's truly appreciated by all of us here especially the staff who work hard to make sure that tours are informative and fun. We hope to welcome you here soon again! All the best,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the centre on the behest of our guide. If you are interested on how silk is made and the art of weaving this centre is well worth a visit. The finished products for sale are very very expensive. They run weaving workshops at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kartor
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and 5 star rating. It's truly appreciated by all of us here, especially the team who work hard at making sure that the tours are educational and enjoyable for our guests. As you note, the prices of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place for women to earn a living producing traditional, very high quality garments and woven items for the home. See their weaving centre using natural & organic fibres. Weaving classes offered. Beautiful handmade Lao Textile gifts to bring home.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heather M
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and 5 star rating. It's truly appreciated by all of us here. We hope to welcome you here soon again! All the best, Hilary & the Ock Pop Tok team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a textile in the shop located in the historic district on 73/5 Ban Vat Nong. The shop is in a 2 storey building. The display of textiles is absolutely beautiful. We opted for a silk wall hanging with prayer flags and diamonds pattern....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daniel M
Hilary K, Manager at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. It's truly appreciated by all of us here. We are also happy to hear that you found the perfect souvenir from your trip and got to meet the weaver, Mrs. Ting. The prices of our weavings reflect our...More

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chanlil
18 November 2017|
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Response from Hilary K | Property representative |
Hi Chanlil, Our Center is opened every day from 8 am to 4 pm for our classes and 7 am to 630 pm for our restaurant. Hope to see you there! Quentin.
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erin3461
20 March 2016|
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Response from Hilary K | Property representative |
Sabaidee Erin, Thanks so much for reaching out and your interest. We have a variety of classes in terms of length, type and price. You can find more information on our classes on our website under the "create" tab If you... More
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