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Completely ethical!

The gentleman that opened this farm was married to the current lady of the house. He and his wife... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
SianL119
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Interesting stop, great project!

When visiting the farm we were shown the whole silk process: from the tiny silk worms and how they... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
AnneleenVH
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Weaving quality silk products we aim to be a sustainable business to help improve the lives of our workers. Santuk Silks is the perfect stop to explore the ancient art of silk production and weaving. From silk worm through to beautiful hand weaved...more
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Santuk Village, Kampong Thom 0000, Cambodia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 August 2013

A great way to break up the journey from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Santuk Silk Farm demonstrates the process of silk production from Mulberry leaf to silk worm cocoon through to weaving the beautiful silk product. The social enterprise employs 18 weavers and 1...More

5  Thank Jo C
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Well, we had a pit stop here on our way down to the floating village, and on our very long drive to Siem Reap. Firstly, I was pleasantly surprised how western the toilets were, but it went downhill from there. Met the american boss dude,...More

5  Thank Merilyn_S_12
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The gentleman that opened this farm was married to the current lady of the house. He and his wife started this silk farm as an initiative to keep Cambodian women employed. The women get paid more than their husbands and when they are with child,...More

Thank SianL119
Reviewed 27 June 2017

When visiting the farm we were shown the whole silk process: from the tiny silk worms and how they grow, to how the silk is made and obtained. Interesting! The owners of this farm wanted to work on a project helping the local people, making...More

Thank AnneleenVH
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place is between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. It is a silk farm where they make silk from silk worms. The owner shows you each step in making the scarfs which is fascinating. The owner and her husband ran this farm. Her husband died...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The silk farm is a very simple set up, and the owner came out to greet us and explain the process of making silk. It appears that Bud, the husband referred to in prior posts, is now deceased, and his widow is running the operation....More

1  Thank Su R
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I had silk worms as a kid but had no idea how you got silk from them until I came here! Absolutely fascinating, how the grubs grow, how much they eat and how the silk is spun from the cocoons. In the next building are...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We took a bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh. About halfway we pulled into the Santuk Silk Farm. This is an interesting enterprise that benefits folks in the surrounding community. First you get a tour that explains how silk is made. You can watch...More

1  Thank Tom078
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We visited the farm on our way to Kampon thom. Our guide had called ahead of time to organise for the ladies to cook our lunch which was amazing and one of the best meals we've had in Cambodia. The little weaving workshop gives the...More

1  Thank laurence_baillie
Reviewed 16 August 2015

As a lunch stop on the way to Tonle Sap, this proved to be a most interesting experience. Local Cambodian women were employed to spin and weave silk scarves when they would otherwise be unable to gain any paid employment. Had a comprehensive tour of...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Well, we had a pit stop here on our way down to the floating village, and on our very long drive to Siem Reap. Firstly, I was pleasantly surprised how western the toilets were, but it went downhill from there. Met the american boss dude,...More

5  Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 4 January 2014

My wife and I stopped in here one day when we were going for a 'Sunday drive'. Bud came out to meet us and showed us around the place, showed us how silk was made from the plant to the loom and we chatted about...More

1  Thank Richard M
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