Angkor Silk Farm, Siem Reap

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Hailed as one of the finest silk producers in the country, Angkor Silk Farm offers free tours demonstrating every step of the process. Founded in 1993, the farm has grown over the years and currently operates over 20 workshops in the region--first training young people to make silk by hand, and then giving them jobs at the end of their apprenticeship. Immerse yourself in this world with a guided tour that takes you from cultivation to the production of goods. Arrange your visit to Angkor Silk Farm and discover more family-friendly attractions in Siem Reap using our Siem Reap road trip planner.
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  • This was a perfect last day trek for us. We took our time, laughed and laughed and LAUGHED, asked a million questions and learned so much. Our tour guide was Savuth. He greeted us upon entry and was o...  more »
  • I couldn't believe that this awesome atraction was for free. We even had our own English speaking guide. The whole proces of creating silk is breath taking. They really want you to buy some of their v...  more »
  • The fascinating tour showing all aspects of silk production from selecting eggs and worms, evaluating worms, spinning, dying, and weaving. I'll never look at silk the same way again! The gift shop has...  more »
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  • Free guided tour on every step of silk making process. Gift shop pricing probably is high but the silk material quality is excellent so do get a few items if you are here. Let's support the local economy.
  • It was amazing watching how the silk was grown harvested and made. Our guide was great. The tour is free and helps you to appreciate why it's priced how it is. So beautiful.
  • Really really cool! The tour is free, and the tour guide was great. We had no idea about the process of manufacturing and weaving silk prior to this, so it was really cool to see the process from the fields of mulberry bushes (which they use to feed the silk worms) right through to seeing the silk being weaved on massive peddled looms. A must see!
  • Took a tuktuk to the farm. Loved loved loved this place. A guide walks you through the farm taking as much time as you like explaining the process start to finish from raising the larvae, to finished textile - and oh my, are the textiles beautiful! Still using traditional methods. Highly recommend!! Only day we could go was a Sunday so only a little work was happening but you didn't miss anything - recommend M-F visit
  • They provide a free shuttle from their shop in Siem Reap to the farm (detailed info on their website). The tour and explanations could be a bitter deeper, longer and in smaller groups. Was quite a rush. Not enough time to see everything if you really want to understand how everything works, e.g. development of patterns, set up weaving loom, how to color the silk... The shop in Siem Reap has more variety and it is quite expensive! But quality is really good and they have a lot of beautiful things. I couldn't resist to get some presents for home ;)

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