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Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance

Km 32, Pet Kasem Road, Sam Phran 73110, Thailand (Formerly The Rose Garden)
+ 66 (0) 34 322 544
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Sam Phran
4.0 of 5 stars 104 Reviews
Type: Gardens, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Performances
Owner description: The Thai Village Cultural show at Sampran Riverside is the longest daily running show in Thailand...
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Type: Gardens, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Performances
Owner description: The Thai Village Cultural show at Sampran Riverside is the longest daily running show in Thailand and takes place in a classic air-conditioned theatre. Live traditional Thai music accompanies the performance that highlights the Thai way of life, reflected through everyday activities, festivals and traditional celebrations. The show is then followed by a brief elephant demonstration outside the theatre.Showtimes:Thai Village Cultural Show, daily 2 shows: 13.30 and 14.45Elephant Demonstration, daily 14.30 and 15.30
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Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a great pace to visit and get an better understanding of Thai culture. There’s plenty to do including: umbrella painting, fruit carving, pottery, garland making, and many more fun, activities. Unlike a recent review I made of a zoo in bangkok the animals here are well cared for from Buffaloes to elephants. The staff are warm and friendly... More 

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Penang
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I first came here in 1979 and enjoyed it then, so when I had the opportunity to go again with friends on their first visit to Thailand I was pleased to see that the quality was as good as I remembered. The whole place is well presented and the elephant show before the main event was sweet - the animals... More 

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Turku, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

a nice experience and talented performers that you get to meet during the day activities where they teach you about traditional activities.

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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and we will pass your feedback on to our performers. Best wishes. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went around exploring and learning Thai Culture from Silk Processing; Thai Kitchen, Bamboo Dancing; Herbal Pavilion, and Thai Martial Arts... Then we watched 30 minutes Elephant demonstration before entering the auditorium for Thai Village Show... It's very live traditional Thai way of life, reflected through everyday activities, festivals and celebrations. It's a one stop to learn about Thai culture.... More 

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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance, responded to this review

Dear Khun Kiem, Thank you for visiting Sampran Riverside and leaving your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return for an overnight stay in the future. Best wishes More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

This review pertains to the organic farm at Sampran riverside, which does not have a separate listing. It is difficult to describe how wonderful this tropical organic multi-rai farm is on the opposite bank of the river to the hotel. Hundreds or thousands of species of tropical fruits, herbs, delicacies of every kind growing on this amazing place. Trip cost... More 

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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance, responded to this review

Thank you so much Khun Mark, for leaving us your feedback on here as well. Some of our vegetables and fruits served to our guests at the restaurants come from our organic farm and I hope you did get a chance to try some of those dishes. We hope to see you again in the future at Sampran Riverside. More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was a little like a ghost town. did NOT enjoy their elephant "show"... seemed degrading to the beautiful and intelligent creatures. show in the arena was good to give overview of Thai culture although sound system was poor and we struggled to hear narrator...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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420 reviews 420 reviews
207 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The Rose Garden is a destination by itself. The complex compose of the Thai Village, a local market for people in the community, and a resort hotel make the visit a must. For the tourist, the cultural show at the Thai Village and the available of elephant ride are unique. For the Bangkok residence, the beautiful landscape, well manicured lawn... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

First things first - getting there… After browsing many different websites with conflicting directions we decided to jump on the BTS to Bang Wa and get a taxi. One vital piece of information that would have really helped us, and our confused taxi driver, is that the gardens have been renamed. Make sure you ask for Sampran Riverside http://www.sampranriverside.com/ They... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I went to this attraction thinking to fill in a slow afternoon,but, what I saw blew me away. This is a show that depicts all aspects of Thai culture. From way goods were brought to market, to Thai dancing, to martial arts & kick boxing, A Thai wedding & the way dancers were jumping in & out of moving bamboo... More 

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Long Beach, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had a great lunch on the boat. Banana for the baby elephant. You could ride, we didnt. Was great to watch though. Afterwards we watched Muy thay which was funny to watch, more of a show than real boxing. A wedding with great dancing. stunning! Must see!!

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