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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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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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The place could be improved and renovated. The shows are amazing both the elephant show and the Thai culture show. Elephant ride is also available. This is where you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
DrZhivago1
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to explore Thai culture via this kind of performance, don't go there! It was so boring. I wish I had not join in the tour going here. So wasted my time!

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Thank Kiet Q
Bangkok, Thailand
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place could be improved and renovated. The shows are amazing both the elephant show and the Thai culture show. Elephant ride is also available. This is where you can experience Thai tradition from all the regions in one place. Suitable for tourists those who have limited time for their visit to Thailand.

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Canton, Ohio
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the lunch buffet was very good (and we are not fans of buffets), the only interesting thing at the Cultural Center was the Thai dances that were about 10 minutes of the show. It was a long afternoon for 10 minutes of something interesting. The elephant show was degrading to the elephants and just sad to watch. The Cultural... More 

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Thank MMJCPA
Neath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is a short trip from Bangkok and features several attractions. The cultural show is the main event with Thai dances, Thai boxing, sword fighting and a traditional wedding ceremony. They are all done well but do not worry as the boxing and sword fighting are performances and family friendly. There are elephant rides available and a demonstration of elephants... More 

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

Thank you so much for visiting Sampran Riverside and giving us your feedback. Hope you can visit us again in the future and join some of our other experiences such as Organic Farm and Cooking Classes. Best wishes More 

Ararat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We enjoyed our time here which was part of an City Discovery Floating Market Day Trip. The buffet lunch provided was amazing and looking out over the lake was lovely. We then moved on to the Cultural Performance area which also included a short elephant show. We ended up watching the Elephant Show from the back and I was incredibly... More 

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Thank samandon1408
SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance, responded to this review

Dear Khun Sam, Thank you for leaving us your review and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Our elephants are domesticated elephants and are visited by a vet regularly for a health check up. They live on open fields across the highway. We no longer allow the mahouts to use sharp objects on the elephants. More 

Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

After finishing our Floating Market out Guide brought us to Rose Garden for lunch and then cultural show. It was nice to see how thai people used to live back 100 years ago. I think it is really good opportunity to see this exciting place.

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

Thank you so much for your comments and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Thai cultural performance. More 

Singapore
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Amazing show with different styles or ways of boxing and kicking. The performers are obviously enjoying themselves. So are the audience.

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

Dear Khun Sylvia, Thank you for leaving us a review and we happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here. Kind regards, More 

Lucknow, India
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The wholesome experience of the Thai village culture, music, dance, martial arts, food and hospitality left one thoroughly impressed.Only down-side- it was almost a 2 hours bus drive on way, and 75 minutes on way back from downtown Bangkok, even with the Police escort cars and motorcycles clearing the traffic for our entourage.

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

Thank you for sharing your comments. We are sorry to hear about the long journey, which could have been due to heavy traffic on that particular day. The ride usually should take about an hour from the centre of Bangkok. More 

Southfield, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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Thank Frugalista2012
SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside Cultural Performance, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review with us. Glad you enjoyed the show. More 

Salvador, BA
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

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

Thank you Khun Christiano for sharing your feedback with us. More 

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