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The tour was good and very informative. However the real fun was going through the stores and seeing all the beautiful glass work pieces. Of course my wife bought enough to fill 2 boxes for shipping. Her Mom and Dad stopped by here for the...More
Kosta Boda has been producing decorative and functional glass in Sweden since the 1700s. They still blow glass the old fashion way and everything they offer is hand made. You can get a Factory tour and purchase the glass they make. They do ship tour...More
Visited here last year with my brother and my Swedish cousin and her husband. I had been here before when I was 11 and the factory was still fully operating. The town is much quieter now but it was fun to see the factory and...More
When we first pulled up here and walked from the road side carpark in the front door it was disappointment. Rather ordinary shopping mall. However we thought there must be more to this and walked around the back of the complex to come across the...More
Swedish glass is so unique! We got to see a glass blowing demonstration which was so amazing to watch how quickly the objects come together. Great huge selection of original Swedish glass work. Plus the ship for a great price. We shipped a bunch of...More
Kosta Boda offer old tradition glass blowing that is open to the public, it is a great experience to understand the artistic background to the beautiful glass pieces that is also offered for sale at the Kosta Boda glass shop located in the same location.
My husband and I visited both Kosta and Bosda recently. The kostaboda shop is located in Kosta and offers dramatic discounts. There are also displays of glassblowing and the opportunity to make your own. A fun day out!
Being May there were few tourists and the glass bar was not open. Could still see the art work through the window and visit the glassblowing area which was a buzz of activity ( no charge) to go and watch, the interesting exhibit gallery with...More
There is a big difference between Kosta and Boda -- nearly 50 km and a completely different style. After the economic turmoils of recent years, Kosta became a shopping centre with a hotel and restaurants. There are still glass boutiques, but the emphasis is on...More
Kosta Boda was our first stop on a long day of touring in the Kingdom of Glass. It's a big place, with both Kosta Boda and Orrefors retail outlets, a cafe, a gallery, the glass blowing hot room and a somewhat out-of-place factory outlet mall...More