Khett Siem Reab Travel Guide

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Khett Siem Reab Highlights

  • Pro
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    bpacker says…

     Lots of hotels and good restaurants. 

  • Con
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    thedouglas says…

     Don't like to be negative - but would like to see the Cambodians reap a little more of the profits from the tourism in their region 

  • In a nutshell
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     More Than Just Angkor Wat! 

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Angkor Wat

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Siem Reap

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Phumi Siem Reab

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Phumi Banteay Srei

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Angkor Thum

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Phumi Tonle Sab

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Ruines d' Angkor

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Phumi Boeng Mealea

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Kampong Khleang

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Phumi Roluos

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Anlong Veng

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Angkor Wat

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  • Sunset at Bakheng Hill

    Angkor Wat Things to Do

    The Hill of Phnom Bakheng is the crowd magnet for the end of the day. After a tiring day of dodging the sun in leafy surrounding amongst crumbling temples now is the time go up a mile in order to face it. For some reason sunsets and sunrises have become the things to do in all sorts of locations around the Earth from Machu Picchu to Borobudur. As...

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  • Temple Entry Pass

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    We visited Angkor Wat , Banteay Srei and Roluos Complex in Siem Reap, on 25 Dec 2013 until 1 Jan 2014.We booked a tour from Happy Angkor Tour and as soon we reached Siem Reap , we were brought to the Official ticket sales booths located at a checkpoint between the Siem Reap airport to the Angkor Complex. Told that there are other sales booths...

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  • Angkor Complex Official Pass

    Angkor Wat Favorites

    We visited Angkor Wat , Banteay Srei and Roluos Complex in Siem Reap, on 25 Dec 2013 until 1 Jan 2014.We booked a tour from Happy Angkor Tour and as soon we reached Siem Reap , we were brought to the Official ticket sales booths located at a checkpoint between the Siem Reap airport to the Angkor Complex. Told that there are other sales booths...

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Siem Reap

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  • Angkor Thom (4) The Bayon.

    Siem Reap Things to Do

    Pic 1.This is one of my favorite photo of The Bayon.This face was carved very delicately,the skin is smooth compared to the stone around it.I feel that the face is so lively and can’t help to think that he’s smiling.Look at the eyes ...looks so real eye.. looking downward in a very soft and kind way..like they are not stone.I even see the eye lids...

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  • La Residence d'Angkor

    Siem Reap Hotels

    The hotel is simply splendid. The spa is the ideal manner for relaxing after a long sightseeing of...

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  • Angkor Thom (3) The Bayon.

    Siem Reap Things to Do

    This State temple of Jayavarman Vll is one of the most mysterious and powerful religious construction in the world.The temple itself is composed of 2 galleried- enclosures.Dominating the whole arrangement of gallerries and terraces are the face-towers,some over the gopuras,others over the corner angles,and others free standing on the upper terrace...

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Phumi Siem Reab

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  • Les Chantiers Ecoles and Artisans...

    Phumi Siem Reab Things to Do

    Les Chantiers Ecoles was established in 1992 under a join Cambodian/French initiative. The school trains around 650 young people a year in the production of traditional Cambodian handicraft, and here at the school you can see different workshops like stone sculpturing, woodcarving, weaving, and silk painting.After the artisans have completed their...

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  • Shrine to Preah Angchek and Preah...

    Phumi Siem Reab Things to Do

    The Shrine to Preah Angchek and Preah Angchorm is located on the south side of the Royal Garden. Preah Angchek and Preah Angchorm are thought to have been Angkorian princesses, they are surrounded by stories of power and indestructibility, and are very important to the locals. Two statues of them are housed in the shrine (Preah Angchek the taller -...

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  • The Royal Garden - and surroundings…

    Phumi Siem Reab Things to Do

    The Royal Garden is located between the Royal Residence and the Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Siem Reap. The Garden is a nice and peaceful place for a walk or for a short rest. The Royal Residence was built after the independence as the summer residence for the King, but not much to see… It is nothing like a big palace and you are not allowed to go...

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Phumi Banteay Srei

Angkor Thum

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  • Where to Eat in the Angkor Temple...

    Angkor Thum Restaurants

    My typical scenario while visiting the Angkor Temple Complex was to start early (~7 AM), go back to town for lunch, stay at the air-conditioned hotel for the hottest part of the day, and return to visit more temples in the late afternoon and evening. I did eat in the Angkor area a couple of times at the Khmer Village Restaurant and the food was...

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  • US Dollar is The Main Currency here in...

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    actually, you don't need to change your US Dollars into Cambodian Riel since the US Dollar is a second Main Currency in here in the huge Angkor Archeological Complex and in Siem Reap and even the Market Vendors, Tuktuk Drivers, Restaurants and even beggars accept US Dollars but you must have smaller bills like $ 1, $ 4, $ 10 and $ 20 handy as they...

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  • Camdodian Riel

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    The Cambodian Riel is the Currency of Cambodia but the US Dollar is the second main currency. you don't need to change your US Dollars into Cambodian Riel since the US Dollar is the second main currency of Siem Reap, at the Angkor Archeological Park Complex and all establishments and even tuktuk drivers accept them and give you change in US Dollars...

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Phumi Tonle Sab

  • Chnong Keas Daily Scenes 2

    Phumi Tonle Sab Off The Beaten Path

    Part two of my off the beaten path tips on Chnong Keas Daily Scenesthis off the beaten path tip is a compilation of assorted daily scenes that you see the local people at the floating villages in Tonle Sap and at the banks of the Tributaries Going to Tonle Sap Lake. You will see assorted scenes like children taking baths, women washing clothes,...

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  • Chnong Keas Daily Scenes 1

    Phumi Tonle Sab Off The Beaten Path

    this off the beaten path tip is a compilation of assorted daily scenes that you see the local people at the floating villages in Tonle Sap and at the banks of the Tributaries Going to Tonle Sap Lake. You will see assorted scenes like children taking baths, women washing clothes, shopping for goods in between boats, people riding boats and...

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  • Cat Fish Farm at Tonle Sap lake

    Phumi Tonle Sab Things to Do

    Catfish is one of the major fishes that you can catch at the huge tonle sap lake besides another favorite local fish, called the snake fish. Cat Fish can literally live everywhere as their are tough hence is a favorite of Cambodians. There are several cat fish aqua culture farms in the tonle sap lake and there are mini cat fish farms at the...

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Ruines d' Angkor

  • Ta Prohm - The Temple Swallawed by the...

    Ruines d' Angkor Things to Do

    Ta Phrom is, with Angkor Wat and the Bayon, one the most-celebrated temples of Angkor, definitely a must-see site as part of the trilogy above. If Angkor Wat impresses by the grandeur of its architecture, and the Bayon does it by its enigmatic symbolism, Ta Phrom impresses by its romantic atmosphere due to the astonishing merger of nature and...

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  • The Bayon - The Temple of the...

    Ruines d' Angkor Things to Do

    Broadly known as "The temple of the face-towers", the Bayon is one of the most enigmatic and astonishing Angkor monuments, rivaling in greatness with Angkor Wat. While Angkor Wat impresses with its majesty and geometrical perfection, the Bayon does it with its feeling of mysterious and fantastic. Built by the Khmer at the peak of their civilization...

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  • Angkor Wat

    Ruines d' Angkor Things to Do

    Angkor Wat is the biggest religious building in the world. It is bigger than any other temple in Asia, the Great Pyramid in Egypt or St. Peter’s in Rome. It is the grandest of all Khmer temples and, in its heydays, the complex was a city in its own right.Angkor Wat was built in the 12th century at the peak of the Khmer empire’s wealth and power....

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Phumi Boeng Mealea

  • Don't Wait to See Beng Mealea!

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    GrumpyDiver told me that when his group was at Beng Mealea in March 2009 that they were the only ones there. When we visited in February 2010 that was not the case. It was not even close to being as crowded as the Angkor temple complex, but there were plenty of people visiting. I have included some pictures of them. Also, the south walkway video...

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  • Best Place to Start a Walking Tour

    Phumi Boeng Mealea Things to Do

    Wikipedia has a drawing that outlines a walking tour, but we added more locations on the east side, back (north) and west side. The beginning of the tour is a set of wooden stairs to the right of the unrestored, impassable south gate. The walking tour mostly follows a boardwalk that was originally constructed during the filming of the movie, Two...

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  • West Gate of Outer Wall

    Phumi Boeng Mealea Things to Do

    We did not try to go inside through the West Gate. We just went under its platform and continued south. Actually there was a huge building just to the west of the platform. From the Beng Mealea diagram it is the same shape as a structure on the east side. The East Gate was the main entrance in ancient times but is now closed due to dangerous...

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Phumi Roluos

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  • Bakong

    Phumi Roluos Things to Do

    Bakong was built to represent the mythical Mt Meru and has interesting terraces with elephant statues looking out from them.

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  • Preah Ko

    Phumi Roluos Things to Do

    The shrines at Preah Ko are dedicated to the Hindu king's parents, parents-in-law and roughly means "Sacred cows".In fron of the shrines are 3 sitting cows facing the temples. 1 of the cow is somewhat destroyed.It is a very samll temple and you can walk around it very quickly. Look out for the locals involved in the restoration works. The women...

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Anlong Veng

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    In the small town of Anlong Veng, you'll find beautiful scenery as well as the house in which Pol Pot used to live. Just experience the life in this small town... this is Cambodia!

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