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Traditional Khmer Dance at ACODO Orphanage - CLOSED

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This small orphanage just south of main roundabout provides a traditional cambodian dance and music... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2015
Hong Kong, China
Very entertaining!

While researching things to do in Phnom Penh, I came across the Khmer traditional dance performance... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
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“Very entertaining!”
Tonle Sap Road | Watsvay Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Entertaining? Well, to someone not yet clued in to what's really going on -- yes, it's adorable. The ACODO children are taken from their poverty-stricken families for a small payment to act like orphans, and generate large profits. The revenue does not provide much (if...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank BRIAN O
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

While researching things to do in Phnom Penh, I came across the Khmer traditional dance performance and was immediately interested. My husband wasn't too thrilled to go but was singing a different tune afterwards! The dancing and music were incredible! Dancers changed their vibrant and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank grkcdngirl
Reviewed May 29, 2016

First night in Siem Reap,thought to learn of local cultures and traditions and what better way to explore so? Of course through food and performance. So I chose this as a birthday celebration for two friends, as a group of 6 of us went to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Mimi H
Reviewed June 30, 2015

average perormance you should look for " The sacred dancers of Angkor" from Bantey Srey village at Princess Bopha Devy dancing Conservatory performing at Amansara Charming Hotel resorts ! a real spiritual artistic unique emotion !!!

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank LordJim1830
Reviewed January 24, 2015

This small orphanage just south of main roundabout provides a traditional cambodian dance and music show around 630pm most evenings. The children as performers are full of energy and also stay afterwards to meet the audience and to practise speaking english. Our audience was very...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank Rob999_11
Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a scam, the owners of this ' association ' are earning money by making children give a show every night. This is what an orphanage should be doing to help children. Please don't go there and close this page.

Date of experience: October 2014
26  Thank BettinaRDS
Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited two years ago. There see progress since our last visit with a new block of building at the rear of the land and paving on the floors. We enjoyed the performance by the children but there were only 6 very young children in...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank nellielim
Reviewed January 18, 2014

This Orphanage, easy to reach from the city centre of siem reap, is a wonderful place to visit! A really nice guide showed us whole house for the children, including school, stage, and a nice home for the children! They all seem to be very...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank AnnemarieJ5079BX
Reviewed January 13, 2014

We strolled along to Acodo not quite knowing what to expect, to begin with we were shown the work being undertaken here by one of the young men that has been here for several years. He was telling us in beautifully spoken English what the...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank englandcarole
Reviewed December 14, 2013

I was so impressed with the orphans at Acodo. They put on an entertaining show which was well produced and interpreted for foreigners. These children are gorgeous and their dancing was very good. You can see that they really enjoy the interaction with visitors and...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Tiffany T
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