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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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Must See Highlight of Visit to Battambang

Much, much more entertaining than I anticipated, this animal-free circus is a non-stop hour or so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DavidNova
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Auckland, New Zealand
A must in Battambang

We saw the cabaret show with the students showing off their circus skills and it was fantastic. All... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joeybun
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Cologne, Germany
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Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
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+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Much, much more entertaining than I anticipated, this animal-free circus is a non-stop hour or so packed with slap-stick comedy, acrobatics, live music and a Cambodian dance to set the scene. Operated by a local arts collective that extends its work to the visual arts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the cabaret show with the students showing off their circus skills and it was fantastic. All of the performers worked together to give a great show. From the centre of town it was a $5 tuk tuk return trip and was a real...More

Thank Joeybun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Battambang for just a night and decided to catch the circus, even though I had just seen a show put up by the same troupe in Siem Reap a few days prior. While the Battambang set-up appeared less fancy, the show was way...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This show was absolutely amazing, hilarious and an absolute highlight of my month in Cambodia. Definitely time your trip for this. The circus troupe are still students, but don't let this fool you - the professionalism, mad skills and enthusiasm in their work is incredible...More

Thank scraggs92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High quality performance. Had a bit of everything. Acrobatics Drama. Comedy. The live music brought it all together. Well do e

Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an incredible place for all Cambodia arts. Their story is impressive when it happened more than 20 years ago. The show is amazing with their unique skills and artist. When you arrived there, people always smile to you and provide warm welcome. There are...More

Thank kimleng t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the premiere attraction of Battambang. The performers are world class, the music is incredible and it was all in all a tasteful performance. Super good cause too, worth every penny. This is one of the greatest things I did in Cambodia.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Saturday evening circus performance ; show was packed with fun , energy and provided great entertainment from a group of young very talented performers ! An inspiration to what a person can achieve with training , practice and a positive supportive environment ....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my partner who dragged his feet at the idea of paying $14 pp. He left saying he gave it a 10/10 and that he had the best time! Everyone involved is so talented and it is clear the amount of hard work...More

Thank Pizzafacesmiles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going in, I was expecting this show to be very rough around the edges. But I was pleasantly proven wrong. You can tell these performers train very hard for these shows and their skills are quite a sight to behold. $14/person for a 1 hour...More

Thank Rich S
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crmthird
Hi what time is the performance today please?
3 April 2017|
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Response from ericregno | Reviewed this property |
the show begins at 7PM. As there are no reserved seat make sure you arrive earlier,then you will have time to discover our campus. The show tonight is "tchamleak". Looking forward to welcoming you tonight.
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Bree T
Is the circus on today?
16 March 2017|
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Response from PharePS | Property representative |
Yes, for the month of March 2017, we have shows every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
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Jennifer H
We will be visiting Battambang from 12-15 Jan 2017. Are you doing any shows on these dates? If so how do we make a booking? Thank you, Jennifer
18 December 2016|
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Response from PharePS | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer. This January we will have shows every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. So, on the 12th and 14th, there will be a show. The doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. You can buy tickets at the door, or at... More
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