Stone Carving Workshop

Appreciating Carvings on the Angkor Temples

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$26.00 per guest

Highlights

  • Experience first hand that the undertaking of stone carving involves not only technique but also precision, patience and a deliberate fondness for the process
  • Makes you truly appreciate the countless carvings on the walls of the Angkor Temples when you visit them
  • Learn from a master craftsman who will guide you with interesting techniques on stone and share the history behind stone masonry in Cambodia
  • Enjoy a relaxing and fun course at the instructor's workshop
  • You get to take home your very own hand crafted souvenir or gift this personalized carving to a family or friend

Inclusive of:

  • All necessary tools, equipment and materials
  • English speaking instructor
  • 9 cm x 9 cm red sandstone to carve on
  • Mask and eye protection accessories

Not Inclusive of:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service within Siem Reap (can be included at additional cost)
  • Other personal expenses
4.9 Out of 5
119 Reviews
Ingrid Renault France
5
22 Aug, 2019

Poy was wonderful, a lot of fun together !

Jaison Fung Hong Kong
5
3 Aug, 2019

Mr Poy is very helpful and patient

$US 26.00 per guest
3 hours
1 - 10 guest
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

After visiting the Angkor temples and seeing countless intricate carvings on the walls, many feel overwhelmed. But let not the fatigue get to you. Truly understand the craft of stone masonry, the meaning behind all the intricate details and even traditional techniques that have never been shown to outsiders through this hands on workshop. Nothing beats holding a chisel and mallet when you are trying to appreciate the art of stone carving. Coupled with being at an authentic workshop, instructed by a stone master with more than three decades of experience, this makes one of the most popular and alluring activities available in Siem Reap. Whichever design you choose at the workshop, the master will help ensure that you can get it done. There are also a number of materials you can work on, including the ever-popular red sandstone!

Additional Information:

  • Pick-up location: Exact pick-up location address along with map direction will be sent to your email instantly after booking
  • Please be at the meeting point at booking start time
  • Regular size is 9 cm x 9 cm red sandstone. For a bigger option, choose from the add on section below
  • Avoiding white clothing is advisable
  • Wearing comfortable clothing is recommended
  • Bringing a bottle of water is recommended
  • Timing: If the timings listed does not work, you can contact us via Whatsapp, Email or Private Message to check for other suitable start times
  • The class is offered at the same price for both adults and children

Upcoming availability

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Your Local Host

Mr Khet Mr Dany and Mr Peuy

A true master of stone carving, Poy Khet has been honing his craft for more than 15 years. His passion for stone carving was inspired by the intricate carvings on the Angkor era temples, and he wants the world to t...

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119 reviews from people who took this experience

Ingrid Renault France
5
22 Aug, 2019

Poy was wonderful, a lot of fun together !

Jaison Fung Hong Kong
5
3 Aug, 2019

Mr Poy is very helpful and patient

Sonya Ashbarry United Kingdom
5
28 Jun, 2019

It was good to do something unique

Denise Hoeksema United States
5
18 Jun, 2019

A great way to meet and support a local artisan. As others have said, this makes you look at the temple stonecarvings in a new way. So glad we did this.

Carla Guttilla United States
5
4 May, 2019

It was amazing how a piece of stone became so beautiful. It made me really appreciate all the hard work that goes into making the beautiful temples you see in Cambodia.

US$ 26.00 per guest
119 Reviews