Situated about 20 minutes from the centre of Siem Reap, the Silk farm has an area of 8 hectare, in which 5 hectares of land are dedicated to plant the mulberry trees; the remaining is used for breeding silkworm and weaving silk. With the large scale, this site plays a role as one of the main project in the development of the textile industry combined with tourism of Cambodia.
The Angkor Silk farm is one of the few free destinations in Siem Reap that you should not miss if you want to buy meaningful souvenirs for the loved one.
Coming to The Angkor Silk farm, travelers will learn more about the traditional antique silk weaver in Cambodia as well as choose the textile products with good quality and price which can be negotiated. You also witness the entire silk making process and the difficulties in creating a handmade textile product. The skillful hands of Cambodian artisans will definitely make you surprised and impressed.
After seeing the silk weaving process, travelers will be led to the exhibition hall and the souvenir shop area. There are a large number of products made by silk which were sold here, in which the most prominent one are silk pillowcases, silk scarves and the traditional Cambodian dresses. The quality of these silk designs have been confirmed and become one of the characteristic beauties of Cambodia.