About Bambu Stage Siem Reap

The puppet shows at Bambu Stage Siem Reap are a great revival of the Cambodian tradition of Bamboo puppets. It is an hour-long show depicting the traditional stories through a puppet show. The puppet show is narrated in both English and Khmer, making it interesting for the tourists as well. An opportunity to interact with the puppets is also provided, one can know how the puppeteers make them work and dance. There are also workshops to learn puppet making. There is an option to purchase dinner after the show where Asian-style cuisines are served. A theatre is a wonderful place full of energy, fun, learning and a must visit for everyone.

Must See

  • Traditional puppet show
  • A trial to show how puppets work after the show
  • Crafting of the puppets and dinner after the show
  • Temple Decoded show is also staged. It gives insight into the temples of Siem Reap.

How to reach

It is 3 km from the city center. One can hire taxis, motorbikes, bicycles, tuk-tuks or tour buses to reach Bambu Stage Siem Reap from the city center. The prices can be negotiated depending upon the distance and the time. Taxis can be hired for a full day at the cost of $30 for a full day for 2 people. Tuk-tuks can be hired for a full day at the cost of $13 to $16 and can accommodate 4 people. Motorbikes cost for a full day range $3 to $10 and are easily available in the city at all places.


  • The puppet show is performed in English. 
  • Puppet workshops can be attended by the tourists after the show.
  • The show can be enjoyed by kids as well as adults.
  • One can purchase a combination pass for show and dinner. The dinner served has a number of Cambodian dishes.
  • No need to carry water, welcome drinks are provided to the guests.
  • Photography is allowed.
  • Book the tickets in advance to avoid a last-minute rush.

Visit Time

Sunday:        Closed

Monday:       6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday:      6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday:     6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday:          6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday:      6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


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Entry fee for the stage show is $24 and for show and banquet is $38.

Entry for children under 6 years of age is free.


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2 to 3 hours


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