Top attractions and things to do in Siem Reap

Prasat Preah Vihear is one of Cambodia’s most famous temples.
Set on top of a 525 meter high cliff on the Dangrek Mountains in between Cambodia’s Preah Vihear Province and Thailand’s North Eastern Si Sa Ket

Preak toal is the one of three biospheres on Tonle Sap lake, and this stunning bird sanctuary make Preak Toal the most worthwhile and straightforward of the three to visit. It is an ornithologis’s fantasy, with a signification

This famous floating village is now extremely popular with visitors wanting a break from the temple, and is an easy excursion to arrange yourself, if you want something a bit more peaceful, try venturing to one of the other Tonle Sap

More memorable than Chong Kneas, but harder to reach, is the village of Kompong Pluk, an other-wordly place buil on soaring stilts. Nearby is flooded forest, inundated every year when the lake rises to take the Mekong’s overflow.

In 1940s, Queen Sisowath Kossomak Nearirath Serey Vatthana, the wife of king Norodom Suramarit, was sent an invitation to Sothearath primary school, seeing the school mistress prepared an inspirational angkor apsara

Established by DIY de-miner Aki Ra, this museum has eye-opening displays on the curse of land mines in Cambodia. The collection includes mines, mortars, guns and weaponry, and there is a mock minefield where visitors

Wat” meaning “Monastery” which was called it when it became a Buddhist Hinayanism in the 16th century. It is generally accepted that Angkor Wat was a funerary temple for the king Suryavarman II symbolism between

Angkor derives from Sanskrit word: “Nagara” meaning “City or Town or Capital”; “Thom” means “Great” so Angkor Thom meaning “Great City”.
The town of Angkor Thom as we see it today, is not the

The Bayon, is the exact centre of the town of Angkor Thom. Having to power after the burning of the capital by a Cham fleet, he rebuilt the city and surrounded it with a strong wall. This rampart constitutes the outer enclosure of the Bayon

Ta Prohm Temple CambodiaThe outside enclosure of the temple consists of a large laterite wall about 1000m long by 700m wide with four entrances on the every axis. The central block is about 400m from the east or west entrance

Banteay srei temple was built by a Brahmin Yajnavaraha with his younger brother in 967 AD in the middle of 10th century. While at th at period, king Javaraman V was still very young abut 15 years of age, when his father king Rajnadravarman II

Beng Mealea is one of the largest ensembles in the Angkor region, covering an area – within its 45m.00 wide moats that cover a distance of 4,200m all around – of 108 hectares, and comparable therefore of its plan, the harmonious

Neak Pean situated in the middle of artificial lake “Jaya Tadaka”, 3700m by 900m, which now has been dried up. In the centre of this space is a square lake 72m along, bordered by four smaller lakes situated on

In 1191, five year after the building of Ta Prohm, the king dedicated this temple to be the shelter of the idol of his father, Dharnindravarman II, in the likeness of Bodhisattva Lokesvara. The causeways lead to the temple

This term refers to a method of incineration which consisted of tracing the outline of the body of the dead person in the cinders, then doing it the other way round which is called “Turning the body”