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Siem Reap

Cambolac Art For The People

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What an incredible experience, I’m overwhelmed by the beautiful and upmarket handmade wares to... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2019
Sydney, Australia
Amazing, heartwarming experience.

This little place is such a hidden gem, and was a personal highlight of my whole Cambodia... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Nested into the heart of Siem Reap, in a relaxed and peaceful environment, Guided by our deaf employees, learn the art of lacquer crafts and Khmer words in sign language.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| SlorKram Commune, No 196, Slor Kram Village, Siem Reap 00001, Cambodia
+855 97 743 1988
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Reviewed September 16, 2019

What an incredible experience, I’m overwhelmed by the beautiful and upmarket handmade wares to especially the philosophy behind the shop. Cambolac hires the most disadvantaged people and then empowers them with skills to make a career. The shop staff are deaf and that didn’t stop...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

This little place is such a hidden gem, and was a personal highlight of my whole Cambodia experience. It is evident that the people working within this community are pull of pride and passion, and was so very happy to have us come and visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

After visiting Kinh Creations, I dropped in the Cambolic. Lots of ceramic elephants but the best choice are the drink coasters. They gave a wonderful range including scenes of Angkor Wat and again more elephants. Like Kinh the items are not cheap but you know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DavidDean78
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Cambolac's workshop in Siem Reap was quite emotional for me, having in mind that you are being welcomed from the door and guided through the manual souvenirs production process by a deaf and hearing-impaired employee. Moreover, company's mission is to hire as many such...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This goes to whoever is running Cambolat, you should provide tables and chairs for all the workers, they are working on the floor¡ Are they sitting like these 8 hours a day? In the long term they are going to have back problems! You have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anabel M
kofitao, General Manager at Cambolac Art For The People, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Dear Anabel. Thank you for the information. For sure our employees are not supposed to work on the floor.

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Opportunity to see how lacquer work is made. One of the artisans will show you round for free. All of the artisans are deaf, but this is no barrier. A combination of great miming, sign boards and seeing the artisans at work, gets all of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed February 18, 2018

I enjoyed seeing all of the different types of art work. We bought several things also as gifts and friends have loved them. Only draw back was that I tried to contact them to see if they would send me something (once we had left...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank KatherineCIS
kofitao, General Manager at Cambolac Art For The People, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Dear Katherine; thank you for the nice review. Please send us any inquiry to the following email address: philipppe.pauly@gmail.com. Many thanks and apologies.

Reviewed November 25, 2017

We bougth some items there, very good quatity, excellent for gift as they sell some thiny useful items, if you gotoSiem Reap go and by, laquerwork is very laborius and look lovely also outside Asia, and when you spend your money you help to support...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Very nice place! Art they do look so good! Have a lot of different things to grab like a souvenir from Cambodia

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank dentalmatreshka
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

I visited the shop on kings street as the workshop is closed on weekends. The range of items to buy was small and half of the products focus on the ceramic skill. I was in the market for coasters so bought 6 coasters plus a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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kofitao, General Manager at Cambolac Art For The People, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you for shopping with us. We are a bit confused with your review as our shop at King's Road does not sell any ceramics. Our workshop is now closed Saturday and Sunday and we are proud to be the only one Social Business granting...More

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