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Cambolac Art For The People

| SlorKram Commune, No 196, Slor Kram Village, Siem Reap 00001, Cambodia
+855 97 743 1988
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Please improve the workplace, people are working on the floor

This goes to whoever is running Cambolat, you should provide tables and chairs for all the workers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anabel M
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Great lacquer work

Opportunity to see how lacquer work is made. One of the artisans will show you round for free. All... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
davidL7167WP
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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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Closes in 14 min
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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
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+855 97 743 1988
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Anabel M
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kofitao, General Manager at Cambolac Art For The People, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

Thank Laura D
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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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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Just around the corner (100m) from Billina, Cambolac is one of the few truly authentic Cambodian souvenir producers. The quality is excellent. You can buy at King Road Market, but a visit to the workshop is great. They employ death and mute Khmer, so the...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Philippe and his wife have started a real great, sustainable business here and created several jobs for young / young and handicapped Cambodians. So if you are looking for a special souvenir, stop by and buy here (or in their shop downtown close to the...More

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kofitao, General Manager at Cambolac Art For The People, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2017

Thank you Jowalie. It has been our own privilege and a pleasure to tour you here at our workshop. As you mentioned in your review, as our workshop is closed Saturday and Sunday, you can nevertheless visit our Art Gallery Shop downtown at King's road,...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Not easy to find, but it's well worth the trip. Get to see how the artists create the project and then pick up items in the store. Items are reasonably priced.

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

I was walking around in Siem Reap and by coincidence I saw this workshop. I asked if I could look around and spontanously a deaf lady was my guide in the proces of lacquery. Starting with a wooden form, the local people create unique souvenirs...More

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