Daytrip - Sampran Riverside Formerly Rose Garden, Bangkok

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    Rose Garden Elephant Show (Now Sampran Riverside)

    by machomikemd Updated Nov 2, 2013

    first of all, the rose garden resort and park is now named Sampran Riverside, it was renamed just this year, 2013 and hence the tip will be Sampran Riverside Elephant Show.

    having been to both Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo and the Rose Garden, only 2 kilometers apart on the same highway, I sampled both elephant shows and the elephant show in the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo is more spectacular than here in Rose Garden as the elephants in the former play football and are into a simulated war scene, while the elephant show in the latter only shows some elephant skills like eating, crushing coconuts, and some tricks. but the elephant ride is cheaper in Rose Garden as it only costs 110 Baht to a 5 minute ride aboard the elephant here than the 15 minute and 300 baht elephant ride at the Elephant Ground and Zoo.

    Thai Village Cultural Show, daily 2 shows: 1:30 and 2:45 pm
    Elephant Demonstration, daily 2:30 and 3:30 pm

    Admission to the show is 300 Baht per person.
    Opens 9:00 am to 5:30 pm everyday

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    Visit the Rose Garden.

    by CDM7 Updated Aug 24, 2013

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    The Rose Garden (now called Sampran Riverside) is worth a visit when staying in Bangkok,being just 20 miles away.A visit here can be combined with the floating market.SEE my Damnoen Saduak page.
    The gardens comprise of 75 acres of beautiful grounds with a large lake.A variety of activities take place here,with things like Thai boxing,cultural and elephant shows,fruit carving and silk spinning.

    Finger nail dancing at the Cultural show Bamboo dancing. Fruit carving
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    Rose Garden Thai Village Cultural Show

    by machomikemd Written Oct 22, 2012

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    The rose garden thai village cultural show has two showtimes, at 1:15 pm and 2: 45 pm twice a day and it last for 1 hour and it shows the typical thai village scene like the farmers gathring produce, thai monks blessing the village, a thai wedding, muay thai fighting, assorted thai martial arts and cultural dances like the bamboo dance, which is popular across south east asia as well and the assorted regional thai tribal dance. see my videos of it too.

    The Rose Garden is situated just 2 kilometers away from the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo (about a 40 minute drive from bangkok) and most of the day tours with the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market include this stop as a part of the tour. The site comprises 75 acres of perfectly manicured grounds with a lake as a central feature. the resort also offers a number of excellent restaurants alongside cultural shows including handicraft skills, Thai boxing, and sword fighting. For the children’s entertainment there’s also an elephant show, and for adults, the site has its own golf course and a spa.

    Thai Village Cultural Show, daily 2 shows: 1:30 and 2:45 pm
    Elephant Demonstration, daily 2:30 and 3:30 pm

    Admission to the show is 300 Baht per person.
    Opens 9:00 am to 5:30 pm everyday

    cultural dances monks muay thai thai martial arts thai wedding
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    Rose Garden, Thai Village, Cultural Show

    by machomikemd Written Oct 22, 2012

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    The Rose Garden is situated just 2 kilometers away from the Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo (about a 40 minute drive from bangkok) and most of the day tours with the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market include this stop as a part of the tour where you can see the thai village cultural show of about 1 hour that showcases different facets of life in a thai village, a thai handicrafts making skills tour and there is the rose garden proper and an elephant show and elephant riding as an option plus a riverside boat tour. The site comprises 75 acres of perfectly manicured grounds with a lake as a central feature. the resort also offers a number of excellent restaurants alongside cultural shows including handicraft skills, Thai boxing, and sword fighting. For the children’s entertainment there’s also an elephant show, and for adults, the site has its own golf course and a spa.

    Thai Village Cultural Show, daily 2 shows: 1:30 and 2:45 pm
    Elephant Demonstration, daily 2:30 and 3:30 pm

    Admission to the show is 300 Baht per person.
    Opens 9:00 am to 5:30 pm everyday

    entrance thai houses the thai village cultural show handcraft area elephant show and trek
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    Sunday Market and Rose Garden, Thailand

    by bulldogtwo Written Feb 1, 2009

    Yeah, as Curt stated, Sat and Sunday are the best days to go but go early. Also, depending on what you want to do and see it usually is an all day affair, the market is huge and difficult to shop and see the whole place in a day without missing something. Plenty of places to eat and drink, the food is good so don't worry about that, really good!

    As fara as seeing and riding elephants, I'd say the best place for that is the Rose Garden. Located about an hour out of Bangkok, you can sign up for a half day tour, bus ride, entrance fee and lunch is included. The Rose Garden is a nice place to visit, lots of elephants, a Thai cultural show is put on for the guests and you can tour their orchid gardens. All in all not bad for a tour, or you can usually get there on your own and pay as you go, probably cheaper. And yes you have opportunity to ride the elephants.
    HAVE FUN!

    http://www.bangkoksite.com/NakhonPathom/RoseGarden1.htm
    http://www.discoverythailand.com/bangkok_the_rose_garden.asp

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    PAK KHLONG TALAT - FRESH FLOWER

    by markbank Written Jan 10, 2008

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    TO many type and beautiful such as lilies, carnations, roses, daisies to orchids,,,,this is flower market,,,,,i think the price quite cheap,,,,one bouquet consist of 50 stock only Baht20,,,,but price different,,the highest at Baht70 for roses only,,,,u believe or not,,,,

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    Visit the Rose Garden

    by tere1 Updated Aug 2, 2006

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    A visit to the Rose Garden is usually included when you book a tour to the Floating Market. It's a nice place to spend some time. They have an elephant show and a Thai village cultural show which includes scenes of a thai wedding, the harvest festival, thai boxing, thai dances among others.

    You can also buy some souvenirs there, though they are a bit on the expensive side. You will find the same things at lower prices in Bngkok's markets.

    Cultural show at Rose Garden Elephant show Thai wedding performance
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    Rose Garden

    by CandS Updated Mar 6, 2006

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    We visited the Rose Garden after the Floating Markets... The Rose Garden is kind of an 'open air' museum with traditional Thai buildings, a Thai show (with dancing, elephants, sword fighting, kick boxing, a Thai wedding ceremony) and elephant rides...

    We didn't go on an elephant ride here (we did at the River Kwai though) but I did sit with a baby elephant and have my photo taken for 20 baht. We also bought some bananas to feed the elephants for 20 baht...

    Rose Garden Rose Garden elephant Kick Boxing Rose Garden Rose Garden elephant
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    Encounter an Elephant

    by anne_vdns Updated Mar 6, 2005

    You should never miss a thai elephant when you visit Thailand - you never will though! You see them everywhere there - as wooden souvenirs in almost every store, they're printed in shirts, embroidered in bags, stuffed elephants as dolls, and so on. But nothing beats seeing the real thing.

    My encounter with a Thai elephant was at the Rose Garden (an hour or so ride from Bangkok), there were seven of them. Lani & I lined-up for an elephant ride at 60 Bhat per ride, it was a very exciting 5 minute ride, the elephant we were on was about 37 years old and she was about 14ft tall. There was baby elephant who's about 2 years old but is as tall as me! They had as show wherein the elephants danced beautifully together & they showed-off their skills such as walking over their mentors who laid down in the pavement & rescuing a log that fell in the pond. What a treat!

    They say that elephants in Thailand are used for domestic activities such as farming & transporting goods in the province, but maintaining elephants now costs too much & so, the 60 Bhat fee is partly used for the maintenance & care of these impressive creatures.

    close up of the elephant who gave us a ride
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    Rose Garden

    by adnan1977 Updated Dec 18, 2004

    It is not the plantation of roses. It just the name. Rose garden is located in the west Bangkok and it just 1 km from Samphran Elephant Ground, Crocodile Farm & Zoo.
    In Rose Garden you will see some of the cultural performances such wedding ceremony, Muai thai ( Thai Boxing ), Elephant Show, and etc.

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    Rose Garden, A Thai Paradise

    by voyageur2 Written Oct 12, 2004

    I visited Rose Garden with my Thai friend Chantana. Here i would like to thank her hospitality and friendship. I believe Thai people is number one because of their traditional values.
    Rose Garden is a magic place. Away from crowded city and busy daily life, it is warm with its flowers, trees and lakes which are impressive.

    A View From Rose Garden
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    Elephant Rides

    by Mattison Written Aug 4, 2004

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    Spend an afternoon at the Rose Garden. Located about an hour east of Bangkok, it's your typical tourist spot that includes restaurants, a hotel and a lake. It also boastes a live show featuring Thai dancers, kick-boxers,and elephants. Just outside the show is a place where for $1 you (or your children) can ride elephants. For another $1 you can have your picture taken with a baby elephant that just happens to enjoy giving kisses! A Mattison Christmas card picture is born !!!

    Natalie and Nicole

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    Rose garden

    by Luchonda Updated Dec 7, 2003

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    A garden located 32km western Bangkok. A touristic place - visited by many locals during the weekend and by tourist every day - looking for some relaxi or shows like dancing shows - circus or Kick boxing and elephant ridings.

    Thai dancing
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    The Rose Garden

    by catkin Written Aug 26, 2002

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    This is a landscaped complex about 20 miles from Bangkok. And has something for everyone, a swimming pool, bowling alley, boating and water-skiing to name a few. There is also a Thai Cultural show where you will be shown all manner of local dancing by beautiful girls and boys, some Martial Arts and Elephant displays.

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    Rose Gardens visit

    by wobbly Written Oct 2, 2006

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    Nice place to visit.

    Did the touristy thing here.

    Lovely gardens, riding elephants, cultural show.

    Kids loved it.

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