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Traditional Dance Show

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Address: St 13, corner of St. 178 | National Museum, Phnom Penh 12203, Cambodia (Formerly Plae Pakaa)
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+855 17 998 570
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Our Traditional Dance Show showcases some of Cambodia's most famous forms...

Our Traditional Dance Show showcases some of Cambodia's most famous forms of art. Our dancers take you on a journey from Angkorian palaces to the villages of today. The troupe, featuring live singers and musicians, present eight Classical and folk dances on our stage in the beautiful grounds of the National Museum of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh. The Traditional dance show is presented by Cambodian Living Arts on Stage (formerly known as Plae Pakaa). We look forward to welcoming you to our show, where you will discover the vibrant culture of Cambodia, and our unique traditions of dance, live music and the arts. Show schedule: 7 PM Monday through Sunday (October to March) Monday through Saturday (June to August) Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Saturday (April, May and September) A vivid display of both classical and folk dance.

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Cambodian Arts Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh
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Definitely Do This: The Life of Cambodia

Best experience all day, I had so much fun. These dances are truly unique, unlike anything we've seen in Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam. Truly Cambodian. The dancers really enjoyed what... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best experience all day, I had so much fun. These dances are truly unique, unlike anything we've seen in Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam. Truly Cambodian. The dancers really enjoyed what they were doing. In the wake of this nation's sad modern history, this performance and the Cambodian Living Arts Foundation bring the life and joy and love of Cambodia back to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So you think you want to see a little local culture but usually shy away from "staged local costume dances" because you consider it "fabricated tourist stuff"? Well, you are in for a treat with this one. As Cambodia is rediscovering its own heritage, traditional dance certainly is part of that journey. And now you are part of it. Your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great welcome to Cambodia! Myself and daughters were amazed at such an excellent performance from very talented individuals. It will give you a great insight into the Cambodian culture and history which sets a great platform for all the other sites we visited in Cambodia. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great way to end our Cambodian trip. We loved the show and their beautiful smiles as they danced. We thoroughly recommend this to everyone visiting phonm penh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this show. The theater is outdoors and a great setting. We had the C section seats and the view was fine because it's a small theater. The A and B section gets free water and cushions though. From the first dance it was so entertaining. I would definitely recommend making this a part of your trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There was the traditional Apsara dance intermingled with many folk dances from different parts of Cambodia. The mix was very interesting. The dancers were very good and performed brilliantly. They seemed to be enjoying performing which in turn pulled in the audience. Certain acts bought a big smile among the audience. The costumes were bright and fresh. There was beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a good experiences not even for foreigner but for local people in Cambodia. I have a good feeling and comfort sitting in front the stage with very nice perform.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a really good surprise to see the show. A great chance to admire and get familiar with Cambodia culture. There are no big effects nor anything you are used to from the western world... that was the beauty, they are trully performers, giving the best of their own with nothing but their talent and really nice customes. Totally... More 

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Really a good performance.. worth visiting here to enjoy the dance. Must visit place in Phnom Penh. Enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been there twice, and both times, I was struck by how amazing the show was. They were the performances I've seen a thousand times before, but this group of artists made the dances so alive and effectively communicated the meaning of the dances, and why they were the soul of Cambodia. I've brought friends, domestic and international, and they... More 

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