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Sovannaphum Theatre

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Amazing experience for the whole family

I went to the theatre with a group of local friends and children (age 5-9). The locals had tears in... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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good fun for the whole family

great performance, shadow puppets, dancing, masks, put together very well. My son loved it & so did... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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To explore Khmer culture through exclusive collection of travel experiences - learn Cambodian traditional arts, visit the shadow puppet show. The Sovanna Phum offers the best interaction with the culture and people of a place. To experience where...more
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99 166, Street | Phsar Doeum Thkov Commune, Chamkar Mon District, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
+855 10 337 552
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Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

I went to the theatre with a group of local friends and children (age 5-9). The locals had tears in their eyes because the story was so beautifully told. I couldn't understand the spoken words, as it was in Khmer, but that didn't make any...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 372henkg
Reviewed October 27, 2017

great performance, shadow puppets, dancing, masks, put together very well. My son loved it & so did I, would recommend for families or tourists traveling alone

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank KraigLieb
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

While geared more for locals than tourists, for $10 I had quite a few laughs. It was my firsr shadow puppet show and I was impressed. The show I saw was mainly in Khmer but we were given an English overview handout of the story...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank I8898DMtracyt
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Like most place in South East Asia, if you do not have transport, it will slightly dangerous to walk alone at night. I almost got snatch theft leaving this place and walking back to my hostel alone. Overall the show is great, heard there new...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank antliewty
Reviewed March 11, 2017

I went there with a Cambodian friend and we both enjoyed the show. We went early to get first row seats.... There wasn't a crowd but to watch the space becoming a theatre and the training of the apprentice shadow puppet players was a great...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Martin F
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

I took shadow puppet and dance classes here for 11 days while I was in Phnom Pehn. I would highly recommend it, my dance classes were great and lots of fun, and making the shadow puppets was rewarding and the Staff and artists could not...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Harrison G
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I found this event on Trip Advisor and am so glad that I took the time to travel to the theater on a Friday night. It was as mentioned a bit far by tuk tuk but had the driver stay as recommended for the 1...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed December 18, 2016

A wonderful experience with performances by local people keeping alive traditional arts. It's been a different performance each time I have been, sometimes focus on puppets, sometimes dance, always music accompaniment. Something for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank vjh505
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

A fun show, worth the trek to find it. My hotel and tuk tuk driver had not heard of the place before, but we managed thanks to google maps :) the center supports local artists and is a great cultural attraction. Worth the ticket price...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank TahitiVonR
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The best to get this experience ! This is the one of top Khmer traditional show. Everything is so nice in Khmer traditional style. Recommend for this activity!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Phahuor M
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