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Bamboo Train - CLOSED

NR6, Cambodia, Battambang 02360, Cambodia
+855 93 602 500
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It's not what it used to be that's for sure, but for $1 you can have a short ride, enough to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Now open at the new site

The new site is now open to a certain degree. We were taken there yesterday 2/12/17 and it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Bamboo train Battambang !
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“great fun” (180 reviews)
“brick factory” (63 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
NR6, Cambodia, Battambang 02360, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not what it used to be that's for sure, but for $1 you can have a short ride, enough to take some fun photos and get the idea. The Kymer families there were thrilled that we rode the train today and we are really...More

1  Thank richs123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new site is now open to a certain degree. We were taken there yesterday 2/12/17 and it is located close to Wat Banan. Our tuk tuk driver said it was the first time he had been. As I understand you are supposed to ride...More

1  Thank ENuthall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Battambang most famous tourist attraction and one of the reasons we came here is not closed. That may be an annoyance for us but the closure has had a big impact on the people who earned their living from it like the shopkeepers, drivers etc....More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Battambang today, excited to ride the railway. Our tuk-tuk driver informed us that it has been closed for over a month for rail repairs and will not be open for tourists at this location once re-opened. He said that once it reopens,...More

3  Thank NatalieLewis1417
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Sadly the bamboo trains are not running anymore because the Cambodian government is building a new train line on top of the old one. The only thing you can see now is an old bamboo train cart.

Thank Steflotrav
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went on this a few days ago with some Khmer friends and family. Very good fun and I would highly recommend it to you. There are rumours that it will be closing soon as it is due to be closed and replaced by a real...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Due to railroad construction, the bamboo train has been greatly reduced in length, and may even be permanently cancelled. Check out the latest when you arrive.

Thank qatartraveller
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

So gutted to arrive in Battambang to find the Bamboo train has now closed down. Just wanted to write a review so fellow travellers are aware before making the journey to Battambang

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

My girlfriend and l where looking forward to the experience, The ride was good but the constant pestering of children and shopkeepers along the route to buy from them left a bitter taste, As it was low season the tourist buck was in high demand....More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We're too late. The train stopped running 2 months ago. Apparently, they are laying new traintrack & refurbishing the traincars. It will be running again some time in 2018. We did get to see a bamboo platform with the wheels off. It would have been...More

Thank DeniseJE
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