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Top 10 things to do in Siem Reap

This beautiful resort town is the perfect place to visit when in Cambodia, and a great place to stay when touring local Buddhist monuments. There's so much to see and do, but here are our top tips!

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Cultural Village Cambodia

This interesting (and slightly bizarre) theme park assembles miniatures of famous historical buildings and structures of Cambodia, grouped into 11 villages.

Neak Pean

One of many great Buddhist temples in the region, this artificial island is one of the more breathtaking!

Srah Srang

This little (well not so little) oasis is a reservoir built by 10th Century Buddhists and is a tranquil tourist spot.

Banteay Kdei

One of the most interesting and larger Buddhist monastic complexes in the region!

Preah Khan

A magical place to visit, this largely unrestored temple is a mixture of beautiful architecture, now being reclaimed by the jungle around it.

Beng Mealea

One of the region's Hindu temples and a world heritage site.

Banteay Srei

Although slightly out of the way, when touring the temples of the region, this is one you don't want to miss.

Angkor Thom

One of the more impressive and larger temple complexes in the area, and a popular spot for some Hollywood blockbusters.

Bayon

Another beautifully decorated and monumental temple in the region.

Angkor Wat

This is the largest religious monument in the world, and well worth taking a tour of.

Planning Your Siem Reap Visit

When to visit?

You can visit Siem Reap all year round, however, make sure to look at the climate statistics before you go and while you are there and plan your days accordingly! The weather is tropical and variable. As a rule of thumb, the weather is driest from November to March, so if you want to avoid tropical rain, then this is perhaps the best time to book your trip!

How may days?

Most tourists go to the region to visit the local temples. You can purchase different types of temple passes. However, a three day pass, and three nights in Siem Reap will be enough to fufill any temple-goers!

Good to Know

  • Language
    Khmer
  • Currency
    Cambodian Riel (KHR)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+07:00)
  • Country Code
    +855
  • Best time to visit
    The driest months are from November to March, so plan your visit during this time to avoid tropical rain, but still enjoy warm weather.

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What People Are Saying About Siem Reap

Excellent experience, the guide was very kind and helpful.

I enjoyed my stay at Siem Reap and would definitely recommend Sarati (guide) who is English speaking to my friends and family.

Private Guide: 1-Day Tour to Angkor Wat Reviewed by Aravind, 11/25/2016

a tour well worth doing to see the real Cambodia.

On this tour you get a very good view of how many Cambodiam people live,very poor but happy.The tour guide was excellent answering all the questions asked in very good English.A tour not to be missed.

Vy was the best guide I've had on my 5 week SEAsian tour.

Very knowledgeable and willing to let me determine time mgmt sine it was a private. He's a fantastic guy.

Private Guide: 1-Day Tour to Angkor Wat Reviewed by Leslie Alan, 11/23/2016

A romantic, private evening for the senses!

An excellent experience from beginning to end. We were greeted by our server for the evening and led down the tiki lit path. We were given a welcome drink, introduced to the chef and the entertainer, then led to our table, just the 2 of us over a lotus pond. The table and area lit by candles, sounds of fish jumping and frogs, smell of the dishes, and tastes of the food were all perfect for the senses. The timing between courses was perfect, and our server was always checking our wine from a distance that was not intrusive to our privacy. The food was cooked to perfection. I wanted to chew each bite longer to savor the amazing taste. At the end of our dinner, we were escorted back through the path to our transportation to return us to the hotel.

Siem Reap: Unique Destination Dining Experience Reviewed by Mickey, 11/21/2016

A guided tour through an impressive culture

Our tour guide took us through the different temples. He was very knowledgable. There is a lot to choose from visiting Angor Wat and Angor Tom, our guide was really good at offering different options for us. The more than 12 hour tour went by very quickly, our guide was very accomodating. Furthermore the guide was really passionate about the past and present Khmer history, adding on to the experience. All in all a very clever way of seeing the many highlights here.

Private Guide: 1-Day Tour to Angkor Wat Reviewed by Søren Leth, 11/09/2016

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