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Indigo Cat

046 Phan Xi Pang Street, Sapa, Vietnam
+84 98 240 36 47
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Beautiful things, all handmade, all local.

A lovely little shop filled with beautiful things, all handmade- whether embroided or batik. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flore N
Brilliant

Everything here is beautiful and lovely. I wish I could afford to get all of them. The owner's very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Đinh Đ
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Indigo Cat offers a huge selection of local crafts from Sapa area and North of Vietnam. All our products are made by hand and are of the best quality. Indigo Cat also runs a workshop and private trekking tours.
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  • Terrible1%
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“batik class” (3 reviews)
“small bag” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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046 Phan Xi Pang Street, Sapa, Vietnam
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+84 98 240 36 47
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little shop filled with beautiful things, all handmade- whether embroided or batik. I especially loved the fact that it is all local things and benefitting locals, and that all the things are really handmade. A lot of the stuff in the market is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything here is beautiful and lovely. I wish I could afford to get all of them. The owner's very lovely with his story.

Thank Đinh Đ
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

After our 2 day trek in the villages near Sapa, my friends and I were searching for textiles similar to the ones we had seen for sale in the villages, but did not want to carry on our trek. This store had exactly what we...More

Thank Jessica H
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

took time out from sightseeing in Sapa for some shopping and stopped at Indigo Cat. It's a tiny shop on a very busy street. The collection of handmade jewelry,purses, clothing and beaded strings with colorful birds is great- along with reasonable prices. No pressure to...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We were in the Sa Pa area with our children (14, 12, 9) and we went to a batik class at Indigo Cat’s workshop in Ta Van village. The owner of the shop was the mother of our guide. She was a good teacher. Her...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

When we arrived at the venue in the village for our batik class with Me, we were not greeted. However, there were three women there, and one was so drunk she could barely stand up. She turned out to be the designated teacher for our...More

Thank pkinbne2016
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satoli, Guest Relations Manager at Indigo Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

While I shouldn't spend more time for you, I think I have to clarify some points for our future guests. When I saw you I had directly a bad feeling. I knew that whatever we could do for you, you would complain anyway. Your teacher...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Doing batik with Mimi was so incredible, it took me 3 and a half hours because I was slow (usually it should take about 2 I think) but Mimi was so patient and a great teacher. I loved the end result and Mimi was so...More

Thank Bec F
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

When you get constantly followed by local women and showed different goods at, shopping at Indigo Cat was a welcome change. There is no pressure to buy anything. Long story short I bought a skirt and I love it but later I bought another one...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Love this shop that got lots unique products from the ethnic people by fair trades. When we arrive Sapa, noticed lots young ethnic kids and women carrying their products to sell...even dressed fancy traditional outfits to get people attention in order to sell. Not sure...More

Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I purchased a beautiful blanket made by a H'Moung crafts person, as well as a very lovely tote bag. They have a good variety of items, well-displayed in a homey atmosphere.

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Gina H
31 October 2015|
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Response from satoli | Property representative |
Weaving is currently not available but I highly recommend you our batik classes which are a great success. You can get more information at our shop in Sapa. Please book one day in advance. Cheers.
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