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Address: Km 32, Pet Kasem Road, Sam Phran 73110, Thailand (Formerly The Rose Garden)
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Phone Number: +66 34 322588 - 93
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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a charming riverside garden

Pros: - a charming riverside garden a good place for walking - we visited a restaurant within the garden named inn chan. The riverside view is very charming. While they serve... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Pros: - a charming riverside garden a good place for walking - we visited a restaurant within the garden named inn chan. The riverside view is very charming. While they serve very authentic thai cuisine - theres an elephant and thailand cultural show (dont forget to check the timetable for show) - The elephant show is rather short but really... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

You would think that learning about a country as physically exciting as Thailand would make for a grand and glorious show but in this case you would be wrong. It is slow and not at all exciting. Not worth the time or money.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

What an incredible place. Can be combined with another half day tour but I recommend a full day there because there is so much to see and do. There is elephant rides and shows of the elephants "dancing". Interactive displays of Thai life such as vegetable sculpting, weaving, umbrella making,cooking,etc etc. There is a small market there too but it... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

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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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

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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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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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside, 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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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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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside, 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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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside, 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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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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SampranRiverside, Manager at Sampran Riverside, 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 

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