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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

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Address: Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
Phone Number: (0)53 952 424
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A very entertaining evening

I have viited this circus for three years and every time I come away feeling thoroughly entertained. The performers from the acrobats to the band are so talented and professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have viited this circus for three years and every time I come away feeling thoroughly entertained. The performers from the acrobats to the band are so talented and professional. I truely uplifting experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very surprised by this show. I did not expect it to be as good as it was. Although tickets were dear (for the area) I definitely thought it was worth it when it is explained what the money funds. It is a good cause and it is clearly working after seeing the show they put on

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Thank Michael J
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would implore anyone in battambang to go see these guys perform. Their skill level is through the roof, it is all accompanied by live music and they seem to be having a blast doing it. It is brilliant to see young people doing what they love with so much freedom and fun! Can't wait to go see the sister... More 

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wollongong
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was really surprised at how much I enjoyed the circus. I went as part of a tour and was told the performers are not professionals, but are part of the performing arts school. The performers were all amazing, we saw juggling, acrobatics, balancing acts and lots of other talents. At times the performers missed a step, or didn't complete a... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a training school in all forms of art, and while there is a circus branch in Siem Reap, its headquarters are in Battambang. There are daily tours of the school itself, and several evenings a week, the circus is on -- an acrobatic fun filled affair without animals (thankfully). A great night out for all ages. Shows typically... More 

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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Battambang you need to come here! I think it was about $12 for the show and the show was fantastic. It's for a great cause as the school is free, self-funded and has 1200 students. It's a bit of slapstick humour which I don't always like, but the students acting and performances were fantastic. There were... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for those who visit Battambang. The professionalism and great performances by these young Cambodians will definitely warm your heart. They are extremely talented and their performance will make you laugh, be amazed and just leave you feeling good. The cost is definitely inexpensive for such a great time and awesome performance. You will be surprised.

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Carmel, Indiana
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not Ringling Bros. and not Cirque du Soleil. The locally produced, school-based show has contortionists, musclemen, balancing acts and characters that come together in a fun show great for young kids and adults. No animals and the tent gets pretty warm so be sure to sit near a fan. I am in Battambang with family for a couple months and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After resigning to my wife's pressure, we went to this attraction. It's performed in the suburbs, so you need a tuk tuk to get there. By the way, hire it for a return ride, otherwise you might be stood up after the show. We're impressed by the young performers, that work very hard to show their skills in equilibristics, juggling... More 

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Thank CookingPoint
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Circus skills displayed with a story. You can feel good that your money supports a good cause too. Worth a visit

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