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Traditional Dance Show

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Address: St 13, corner of St. 178 | National Museum, Phnom Penh 12203, Cambodia (Formerly Plae Pakaa)
Phone Number: +855 17 998 570
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Our Traditional Dance Show showcases some of Cambodia's most famous forms...

Our Traditional Dance Show showcases some of Cambodia's most famous forms of art. Our dancers take you on a journey from Angkorian palaces to the villages of today. The troupe, featuring live singers and musicians, present eight Classical and folk dances on our stage in the beautiful grounds of the National Museum of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh. The Traditional dance show is presented by Cambodian Living Arts on Stage (formerly known as Plae Pakaa). We look forward to welcoming you to our show, where you will discover the vibrant culture of Cambodia, and our unique traditions of dance, live music and the arts. Show schedule: 7 PM Monday through Sunday (October to March) Monday through Saturday (June to August) Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Saturday (April, May and September) A vivid display of both classical and folk dance.

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Cambodian Arts Traditional Dance Show
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Amazing show! Support the Cambodian Arts

An absolutely amazing show, highlighting the traditional Cambodian dances from across the country which were banned under the Khmer Rouge. In an effort to revive Cambodian Arts... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolutely amazing show, highlighting the traditional Cambodian dances from across the country which were banned under the Khmer Rouge. In an effort to revive Cambodian Arts the show is run by a non-profit training new dance artists across the country to ensure the survival of their traditional dances and music. The seats are split by $15, $20, and $25... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had hoped the show was in the beautiful grounds of the museum, as that would have been some backdrop but its in a blacked out outside theatre in the grounds. Having said that the dancing is so amazing the setting is irrelevant. Its so sad to hear about all of the artists and dancers being murdered during the atrocities... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's really wonderful show. Don't be late for Traditional show if you go to Cambodia. I really enjoy with it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came to do the Traditional Dance Show on a night where we had no plans. The show was 1.5 hours, and was truely a beautiful experience. Well done to the dancers - I would recommend this to everybody visiting Cambodia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Right beside the national museum and cafeteria. Convenient. The show is about 1.5 hours. A series of dance with variety themes. Beautiful costumes. Professional dancers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic show filled with fantastic talent, amazing costumes, beautiful music and movement. This is the perfect entertainment to begin or end your night and you could likely be enjoyed whether with family, friends or alone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great night out. The dancing, costumes and live music was very Cambodian and very exotic and enjoyable. If youre in Cambodia, dont miss out on seeing one of these shows.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to visit on last night in pp was very cultural from the music down to the costumes. Each dance was telling a story well worth the watch & it also supports local community! 👍🏻

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great spectacle of traditional dance. Absolutely spellbinding. A big cast and beautiful costumes.Take your camera.The highlight of our brief stay in the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live around the corner and pass the Museum daily and at times hear the show going on inside. I finally made it in with my camera. Wonderful shows with elaborate costumes. I shot plenty of photos and after going through them I had to go back with another lens and shoot another perspective.

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