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Bagan House Lacquerware Shop

Jasmine Road, Bagan 05232, Myanmar
+95 61 65 133
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Much more than I expected

I didn't expect much so was pleasantly surprised at the service given. A guide explained the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
raisagd
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
Authentic but touristy

Very interesting shop offering to see the insides of the traditional crafts. More touristy then... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
tinalevyz
,
Istanbul, Turkey
via mobile
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  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“maw maw”(3 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Jasmine Road, Bagan 05232, Myanmar
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+95 61 65 133
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't expect much so was pleasantly surprised at the service given. A guide explained the process and I (a female) was gifted with a free bamboo bracelet after the explanation of the usage of bamboo ended; not only that but we were given free...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting shop offering to see the insides of the traditional crafts. More touristy then other similar shops around Bahan. Almost too beautiful to feel special. Service is too careful not leaving space for you too wonder. In their shop they would offer green Tea...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A very interesting visit to Bagan House. At first you get a detailed description of how they do the process from beginning to end and then a walk through the factory to view the process and after you can go into the showroom and view...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We were showed the whole process from the Bamboo circle of a bracelet to all the various finished articles. We did not realize how much time and the attention to detail it took and also the many processes We were made very welcome by the...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

To begin they teach you all about the incredible work that goes into producing their Lacquerware. Their selection is incredible and the prices are reasonable for the quality you get. The owner, Maw Maw Aung, is a lovely person who has given demonstrations around the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

When you are told what goes into making lacquerware, you realise that it is a lot more complicated than it would first appear. Nice people, happy to demonstrate and be photographed. Large selection of products available to be purchased.

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
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Maw Maw A, Owner at Bagan House Lacquerware Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank You very much. We hope that you had great times in Bagan. Best Wishes, Maw

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I stayed once, they told me about how to make handmade things and it was good to know. I love to see the best handmade things in showroom, it's amazing. I bought 10 bracelets by handmade and they give me 1 more, it was great!...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I visited this shop on an Exodus holiday. This was an excellent trip, the demonstration and the lacquerware on display was amazing. The reason why I gave a poor rating is because I purchased a lacquerware gold inlaid box costing $45. This was then gift...More

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Maw Maw A, General Manager at Bagan House Lacquerware Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Keith, We are sorry for the inconveniences that have occurred. As it was a mistake by the craftsmen, we have already apologized and refunded you the money. We hope that you had great times in Myanmar and we look forward seeing you again. Thank...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

I visited Bagan House Lacquerware Workshop two weeks ago. The staffs are very friendly and I am glad that the workshop gives jobs to many village girls. The workshop is also genuine and told me that they give 20% discounts to customers who come without...More

Thank Charles K
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Bagan is a remarkable city for temple viewing but an additional side benefit was a wonderful shop for purchasing quality souvenirs from Myanmar. Bagan House Lacquerware is a most worthwhile experience when visiting Bagan. My wife and I visited Bagan House as part of a...More

4  Thank ss0r0kin
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