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Artisans Angkor

Stung Thmey Street, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 63 963 330
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Artisans Angkor is a Cambodian social business which was originally created to revive Khmer cultural heritage while helping young rural people finding work near their home village.Since its creation at the end of 1990s, Artisans Angkor has strived to provide professional skills to communities with limited educational opportunities and has offered good working conditions and social advantages to its employees. It has now opened 48 workshops in Siem Reap province and it provides employment to over 1100 people, including more than 800 artisans.Over the years, Artisans Angkor has become a real showcase of Khmer workmanship for its silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquer ware, polychrome products, silver plating and silk painting.
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Stung Thmey Street, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 63 963 330

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour through the different workshops was interesting, also nice that we could try to do some things. Explanations were also very helpful. At the end there is a shop and we wanted to buy crafts, but found out it was quite expensive. No doubt...More

Thank Isabel_O_24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm glad I followed some advice given to me from hotel staff as this place is great. The place is set up to teach locals by other locals the art of carving statues in wood, stone and plaster. There is also many other artists varying...More

Thank ljmstonkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite interesting to visit this place, you can see the artist carving stone to make statue and all the handy craft work to produce silk scarfs, jewelry...etc. after the visit you can go in the shop and chose some quality gift, quite expensive though but...More

Thank Nguyen V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amzing place to see people at work making such wonderful crafts. Knowing you are buying from them and supporting them is better. Reasonable costs for what they do and the processes involved. Worth seeing for sure.

Thank heartsminds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got very impressed by the project. Employee more than 1000 people, teaching than an artisan profession and all the skill to handcrafting, silk production, painting and etc. the two buildings are awesome! Big and all prepared to receive tourists. There is no charge to...More

Thank raphaTrip
ArtisansAngkor, Communication Officer at Artisans Angkor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for supporting our social mission and for pointing out the quality of our free guided tour! We are really sorry to hear that you haven’t made the most of your shopping experience though. Regarding silk scarves, kindly note that...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I liked the philosophy behind this co-operative which now has nearly 1100 crafts people working in various different locations. The main showroom and workshops are in the centre of town not far from the Central Market .Also make time to visit the silkworm Farm and...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Thanks to Borann for the great tour of the workshops. This is a special place teaching skills in all aspects of traditional craft. It has a focus on quality and innovation. We purchased all our gifts here. The work is exceptional and high quality.

Thank J S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

With Cambodia being one of the poorest of SE Asian nations, Artisan Angkor is one approach to keeping their traditions alive and generating valuable dollars. This is definitely worth a look and doesn't take too long - perhaps between massages and sunset drinks? Not far...More

Thank Pixeltraveller
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We really really enjoyed our free silkworm tour that leaves from Artisans Angkor at 0930hrs. Brilliant tour guide, amazing silk crafts. Learned lots! Quite an 'expensive' shop but when you learn that a silk scarf takes 3 months to make (from baby silk worms to...More

Thank Pizzafacesmiles
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit with people working in different forms of crafts in separate rooms. Large shop at the end with no sales pressure.

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Hello, my wife and I are going to be in Siem Reap in October and would like to know if this place is capable of shipping larger items back to the United States? Thanks.
11 September 2016|
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Response from ArtisansAngkor | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your question. Of course, this is possible. When you will be here, please discuss with our sales teams. Best regards, The Artisans Angkor Team