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Samoa Cultural Village

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What a great opportunity to learn about traditional Samoan culture! Make sure to plan your visit... read more

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If you want to have a good luck into the local Samoan culture, this is a really good place to start!

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Discover Samoa's age-old culture and traditions in a fun and interactive way at the Samoa Cultural Village on Beach Road in the heart of Apia. Fa'a Samoa - the Samoan Way! Samoa is a traditional Polynesian society with Fa'a Samoa playing a vital...more
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Beach Rd, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great opportunity to learn about traditional Samoan culture! Make sure to plan your visit so that you don't miss part of the multi-hour experience which I believe is only offered Tues, Wed, Thurs. The cultural village provides a glimpse into things such as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to have a good luck into the local Samoan culture, this is a really good place to start!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lys1331
Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed through on a Sunday and found the village is somewhat open and doesn't having any exclusionary fencing. Although it wasn't "open," I wandered the grounds and read the few signs that were there. I was able to talk to some guy, not sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time. It is free and in Apia near Tourist centre on beach road. Great performances and live demonstration. We were also offered to enjoy Samolina way food Taro and bread fruit on hot stones. Must attend to know the culture.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ravi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see attraction if you are interested in seeing the historical Samoan way of life. The centre is located in central Apia across the street from the beautiful church and behind the welcome centre. Established about 5 years ago the grounds are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great few hours here, but it took a little too long in the hot humid conditions. Nice people but a bit disorganised, like most other things in Samoa, but it didn't matter

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right downtown, this set of traditional Samoan dwellings have locals doing tattoos the original way (no electrical equipment - just the way it has been done for hundreds of years), traditional dancing, local food, handcrafts... Quite interesting. If you are in town, drop buy.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Colesterol
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such a great, informative tour. The host was so wonderful and charismatic. Kids were captivated. We definitely recommend checking it out.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Julia M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

informative and interesting tour that gives you an insight into Samoan culture, from making your own woven plate, watching traditional food preparation, tatoo, wood carving, textile, dance and all presented with good humour and a free lunch! Must do when in Apia!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jumbody
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you're looking for the "real-deal" Samoa, then look no further than the Samoa Cultural Village. We were treated to the most beautiful traditional Seafood feast, eaten off banana leaves and enjoyed in the open aired fale. The raw fish (Oka) was the best we've...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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May 3, 2017|
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Response from X8575YBchrisl | Reviewed this property |
It should be okay, note by the you the time you get through from the Savai'i ferry to Apia it would take up to 40 minutes to get there.
Elke R
March 28, 2017|
Response from June G | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure as we didn't get to do much because of the weather but I understood that they try and do everything each day they are open.
March 7, 2017|
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Response from kiwisc0t | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is free, and you get lunch!