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Address: Km 32, Pet Kasem Road, Sam Phran 73110, Thailand (Formerly The Rose Garden)
Phone Number: + 66 (0) 34 322 544
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Description: The Thai Village Cultural show at Sampran Riverside is the longest daily...
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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A fascinating cultural show

This show was the culmination of a tour that included the Bang Pa Palace. We saw ladies doing a dance that is over 1,000 years old, Thai boxing, a drum performance and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Southfield, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This show was the culmination of a tour that included the Bang Pa Palace. We saw ladies doing a dance that is over 1,000 years old, Thai boxing, a drum performance and a traditional wedding ceremony. This was a nice bonus to the information we learned about the kings and their lifestyle. It's definitely worth going to see.

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Salvador, BA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It is a must whenever you are traveling in Thailand to take a moment for an elephant ride. This place is located close to Bangkok. There you will find good restaurants, a nice view and many cultural perfomances. And you can try an elephant ride!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This cultural theme park has been around with the Thai tourism for many decades. it was among the first of its kind in Thailand and used to be a MUST visit attraction for every tourist decades ago. Unfortunately, the cultural show here hasn't been changed or improved since the first day. So it is is less exciting compare with its... More 

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They have animal and cultural shows. As part of the tour that we joined was the Cultural show. It showcases the different Thai Traditions. It was low season when we visited so the place was not crowded at all. Nice place with beautiful gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The way this show is choreographed makes it very entertaining with a lot of humor and is well worth attending

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I visited the Rose Garden in April 2015 and was in tears as I saw the elephants and the way they were trated. The Mahouts still carryband use bull hooks and the elephants do not have adequate space to move and are chained up when they are not being used for the show. One of the elephants, the older one... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Sampran Riverside and sharing your concern regarding our elephants. We hope we can explain that we only chain them at certain times for the safety of our guests and staff at the Thai Village. The purpose of the elephant demonstration which lasts no more than 10 minutes is to educate the visitors about elephants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Visited for the first time in 30 years. Was very quiet as off season but beautifully tended gardens and everything really well maintained. Hotel was lovely with stunning pool area. Had a lunch too in the traditional restaurant and everything excellent. All served with grace and Thai charm. Didn't make it to the organic centre which was a disappointment but... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. Yes please do visit us again to experience our unique activities at the resort. Best wishes More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have visited the rose garden several times over the last 10 years. My previous 2 times have been the best! If you want to not just learn but experience aspects of Thai culture, go to the Rose Garden! Our trip: Leave BKK around 8:30 - we booked a van from Thai Happy Taxi (quick email response, booking agents speak... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Sampran Riverside and we are glad to hear that you had a wonderful day here with your family. Our booking website for activities and day programmes is fairly new, so please visit once in a while to look out for our updates. Best wishes More 

Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was part of a full day tour starting with the the Floating Market in the morning.We had an interesting and diverse afternoon. Visited the Royal Thai Handy Craft Center, where skilled craftsmen were making detailed artwork in teakwood, later attending the Cobra Show, Crocodile and Elephant Shows. The animals seem well cared for, and hopefully I'm right. Education of... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Sampran Riverside and also for your sharing your feedback with us. Kind regards More 

Draper, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Sorry I cannot share the enthusiasm of other reviewers. I was with a group, and we had lunch (plentiful, but very ordinary) and did not have time to tour the village, but caught the elephant show, such as it was, and the cultural performance. The elephant show was pretty lame; I've seen far better at other locales in Thailand, and... More 

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

We are really sorry that we did not meet your expectations of your visit to Sampran Riverside. We do keep our elephant demonstration short only to educate our visitors on these giant creatures and maintain their welfare at the same time. We will take your comments on the cultural show into consideration and work with our team and performers to... More 

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Address: Km 32, Pet Kasem Road, Sam Phran 73110, Thailand (Formerly The Rose Garden)
Phone Number: + 66 (0) 34 322 544
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Nakhon Pathom Province  >  Sam Phran

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