Siem Reap is one of Southeast Asia’s friendliest tourist cities. Located north of Tonle Sap Lake in western Cambodia, this city attracts numerous travelers with its budget accommodation and ancient temple sites renowned throughout the world.
The Angkor Archaeological Park is the city’s biggest draw. Its centerpiece is Angkor Wat
, and also included is Angkor Thom and Pre Rup, a crumbling 10th century Khmer temple. Covering hundreds of square kilometers, this site will surely keep many visitors busy for days. In between visits to these ancient sites, Pub Street
provides excellent mingling and dining opportunities. Regional treats such as snake and frog can be sampled in a karaoke joint or a classy Khmer restaurant. Eco-tours are also popular in the area and make for great tropical excursions. Visitors can take a peek into the city’s past as well at the sobering land mine museum. Markets open throughout the day and night provide some excellent local shopping opportunities.
International flights to Siem Reap land at Siem Reap International Airport
, a 15-minute drive from the center of town. Hotels along Siem Reap Airport Road have the fastest access to the airport and are still convenient to the town center and Angkor Wat.
Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Siam Reap for hotels and must-see destinations.