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Lotus Farm

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The Lotus Farm is a unique fair-trade eco-textile workshop in the world. The visit aims to present in detail the whole process of fabrication, from the extraction of the fibres in the stem of the lotus, to the weaving of the fabric. It is the most...more
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| Road to Phnom Krom, Road to Chong Kneas, Siem Reap 93160, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to the lotus farm is a good second to shopping in the Samatoa retail store just up the street. Although they have a sign that indicates that they don't speak English, there was one young woman who had enough English words that we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deyto
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I visited the silk factory previously and in my oppinion, lotus farm is a way better alternative for using silk: beautiful lotus plantations all around, and very cool to see how these talented women extract the silk out of the plants - entrance fee to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Awen D, General Manager at Lotus Farm, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Dear Eva, thank you for your kind review. Just would like to precise that the entry to visit the production of lotus textile workshop is free. Some lotus field owners ask an entrance fee but we are not responsible about these fields, However, as Eva...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

A really beautiful place to visit when the lotuses are in bloom! Very peaceful atmosphere. There are little huts that you can rent with hammocks - great place to relax and have a drink. There is food for sale as well. Takes about 20 mins...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Corinne Y
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful farm surrounded by an amazing number of lotus flower. The plant in itself is just incredible and must see. Few brands in Europe has chosen to made it has his toon flagship. Don’t want to spoil it. A must see !

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Fredericl123
Reviewed May 3, 2018

1000 riel entrance fee - just a little thank you for the beauty you will meet - very nice and friendly quiet people, they are just happy to help and not bother you - enjoy a nice drink or local lunch in them nice cottages...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank juergenp1957
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a stop over for a while to look at the lotus farm. It was very serene and beautiful. One could see how lotus were planted from Lily podes.More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AChee74
Awen D, General Manager at Lotus Farm, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Hi, Unfortunately, you may just vist a lotus field but not The Lotus Farm, you missed the most interesting place where you can see all the steps of the production process to make textile from lotus. Please refer to the sign Board, 2 kms on...More

Reviewed April 15, 2016

This farm is on the way to Tonle Sap, floating village and standing right beside the farm is a small hut where the production of the lotus fibre are carried out. It's really interesting to see how all those lotus stems been thoroughly washed and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Ann K
Awen D, General Manager at Lotus Farm, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

Dear lovely visitor, Thanks for your review. Our workshop is opened from 9am to 5pm. Should you need, I make the visit on Tuesday 9am every week, then stop at our showroom (on the same way) to appreciate our finished lotus fabrics and applications. Awen...More

Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Made a special trip to go to the Lotus farm and it wasn't anything like how it's been advertised. There were a few women who were washing the lotus stalks and one woman extracting the fibre. There was no shop or lotus flowers, seeds etc...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Roopinic
Awen D, General Manager at Lotus Farm, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

Dear lovely visitor, Thanks for your review. I think you didn't visit the right place ! Our workshop is opened from 9am to 5pm, located at Phnom Krom jus before the lotus fields. Should you need, I guide the visit each Tuesday 9am, then stop...More

Reviewed November 4, 2015

This was a bit out of the way and not a huge amount to see. But having said that I did find it extremely interesting seeing how the ladies extracted the fibres from the lotus stems and turned it into fibre that can be woven....More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Diane S
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The Lotus farm by Samatoa is a place where you can see women spinning and creating a lotus thread by extracting the fibers from the lotus stem in order to make textile fabric out of it. All the steps of the production are well explained...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Jet C
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Response from Awen D | Property representative |
Hi Jessie, I am afraid that it is difficult to go through the customs with plants. However, you can bring dry seeds and make them grow at home, Should you need, I will sedn you the instructions how to grow, Best regards
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