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Garavek Storytelling Theatre

Opens in 4 min: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Excellent value for money.

While the location of the theatre makes it a little difficult to find, this is grassroots theatre... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul N
Worthy to try!

This was my first storytelling experience. I like the overall performance with the support of music... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Candy P
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Traditional Storytelling Theater Cambodia: Join us for a truly unique experience in Siem Reap, our 45-minute Angkor show is held daily at 6.30pm at our downtown Siem Reap theater. The tales retell the mythical origins of Angkor Wat and the Khmer...more
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2 Thnou St | Above The Red Tomato Restaurant, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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+855 78 938 132
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While the location of the theatre makes it a little difficult to find, this is grassroots theatre at its best. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Don’t be fooled by the small theatre, the story telling, music and the entire experience was spectacular. The actors really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little gem in the middle of busy pub street siem reap especially if you are interested in local folklore. Simple yet entertaining

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diana K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first storytelling experience. I like the overall performance with the support of music and lighting. Very nice presentation!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Candy P
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review

Reviewed 4 December 2018

I was so impressed with this storytelling presentation. The greeting was friendly and welcoming and the venue intimate and quite perfect for storytelling. The storyteller himself was excellent and well supported by the music and lighting. A fabulous way to learn a little more of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Haelms
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

If you have spare time in the evening you should go there because some of Cambodian instruments and historical stories are gathering there. I fully recommend, don't miss it while you are in Cambodia.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sofialincy
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

It is good to hear the Cambodian Folk Tales before visiting the temples. Looking to do something unique in Siem Reap, higly recommend to go to this place. It is located in down town area of Pubstreet. The show is 45 mns long with one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pisal O
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

A great little theatre telling amazing Traditional Khmer stories. Accompanied by beautiful music this storyteller makes everything come to life before your eyes. Loved it ❤

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristen E
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words

Reviewed 19 November 2018

$7 for 45-minutes of well-told Khmer folktales. The storyteller is very animated and his English is quite good. He started with a humorous story (similar to a b'rer rabbit story from the American south). Then he went on to tell several stories/legends about the rise...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marsha G
ManagerSiemReap, Manager at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

It was traditional storytelling time at Garavek, with an outstanding orator (Pisal) and his musical partner (Bunthoeurn), as they regaled us with folktales and legends from the earliest days of the Khmer Empire. Where else would you find out where the Leper King got his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GaravekSiemReap, Owner at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words Andy, we are delighted that you enjoyed the show

Reviewed 9 October 2018

It's a pity this isn't getting the same coverage the Phare circus is getting. This delightful and engaging performance by a storyteller and a musician (playing traditional Cambodian instruments) provides a great context for much of the history and folklore of what you will be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin K
GaravekSiemReap, Owner at Garavek Storytelling Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review

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