Home to fabled Angkor Wat, Siem Reap offers an exciting cultural adventure

The provincial town of Siem Reap is best known as the gateway to the Angkor complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompass 400 ancient temples including the magnificent 12th century Angkor Wat.

Aside from temple touring, there are ample attractions surrounding this a charming town characterised by Chinese-style shophouses and French colonial architecture. Popular day trips include visiting the Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, and Phnom Kulen National Park, home to the sacred mountain of Cambodia.

WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT

  • Home to numerous social enterprises that support the local community through handicraft-making and the arts
  • World-class dining, spas, and boutique shopping
  • Ample outdoor adventures such as hiking Phnom Kulen Mountain, considered the birthplace of the Khmer Empire, and zip lining in the jungles of Angkor
Within Easy Reach Of...
Phnom Penh 45min flight
Sihanoukville 50min flight
Bangkok, Thailand 1hr 15min flight
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 1hr 20min flight
Singapore 2hr 10min flight
Travel Tips
  • Visit the Cambodia Landmine Museum for a better understanding of the impact of UXO (Unexploded Ordnance) on the local community
  • Engage in the many numerous community-based activities available aimed at supporting the local community such as teaching English or donating a village water pump
  • For a different perspective of rural life, go on a day trip to Tonle Sap Lake, home to more than 300 floating villages
  • Pub Street in downtown Siem Reap is the heart of the town’s nightlife with great eateries and outdoor bars, perfect for people watching

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Hotels We Recommend

Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Business, Families

Amansara

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Families, Romance

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Business, Families, MICE, Romance

Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Business, Families, MICE

Anantara Angkor Resort

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Business, Couples, Families, Groups

Shinta Mani Angkor – Bensley Collection

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Suitable for:
Business, Couples, Groups

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