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Koh Dach, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

A good fun boat trip and visit to see the silk making process...very enjoyable and relaxing...includes a trip around the island...quite pretty and very quiet...the silk making process is explained by a guide...quite interesting...the journey along the river is well worth the experience...many lovely residences...More

4  Thank spudnikfalcon
Reviewed April 19, 2018

I did an excursion by tuk tuk (remork moto) hired outside my hotel on the day. We departed at 8:30am and returned around midday. I was glad I went in the morning, as the day was getting quite hot by the time we returned to...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed March 11, 2018

It is clearly a place only to show the traditional craftsmanship to the tourists. Nobody does anything with silk when the tourists are gone. Overprices silk scarves that are not weaved at the same place. I expected something more real and was disappointed.

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Koh Dach or silk island for us tourist's, was a big highlight of our trip to Phnom Penh for my sister and myself .From the tuk tuk ride to the river crossing. We took the local car ferry it is quick and cheap. The whole...More

4  Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed March 9, 2018

It is interesting to see the production of silk but when you have passed the shop you will be showed / see some imprisoned animals with no space to move, no water to drink (37 degrees outside) and nothing worth to live : monkeys, peacocks...More

2  Thank Frank L
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The trip is ok and it’s easy to do it by tuk tuk for about 25$ plus $2 for ferry transfers for the tuk tuk If you are going to be visiting Battambang or Siem Reap countryside then to be honest I wouldn’t bother Apart...More

1  Thank Dara-Khmer
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Visited here with my friend when we were staying in Phnom Penh. Really nice to see the traditional craftsmanship that goes into making silk. Very detailed explanation from our tour guide - nice lunch too! Would say that Silk Island is popular with the locals...More

2  Thank Nicole T
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited this island for slightly more than half a day. Our vehicle got on the ferry and cross the river to reach Koh Dach (or Mekong Island or Silk Island). We visited the Community Silk Island, a place where they breed silk worms and...More

1  Thank fire-tower
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

The concept of this silk ‘village’ is good. Great if local people can make money from traditional crafts. But there is a small section of badly treated animals in concrete floored cages at the back, don’t know why? There were hornbill birds in cramped conditions,...More

4  Thank Cags74
Reviewed October 16, 2017

This was a great little adventure. We went on the ferry with all the local people and monks etc the bottom of the ferry was filled with tuk-tuks and other assorted vehicles so we sat on the top deck and was took in both sides...More

2  Thank KellysOdyssey
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from buzytraveller2013 | Reviewed this property |
Be careful. when you cross with the boat there are some people who invite you to visit their shop. They sell mostly mercericed cotton scarfs. Of course cheaper then the silk ones on the farm. About USD 20.00 seems to be... More
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April 1, 2015|
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Response from Mags | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we can't help. We took a Tuk Tuk from our hotel to the island. Sure if you ask where you are staying they will be able to help you. Good luck!