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Half-Day Battambang City Tour and Bamboo Train Ride
"STOP 1: PROVINCIAL HALL - SALAKET The historical building known as the Salaket has been used for many government functions and is a popular spot for photographers visiting the Battambang region. The Salaket stands out as a particularly beautiful work of architecture having been designed by the nationally famous Van Bolivian. As you stop to take pictures or simply marvel your tour guide will tell you about the building’s rich history.STOP 2: OLD STONE BRIDGEThe “Old Stone Bridge” earned it name during the French colonial period being the first stone river-crossing in Battambang. Since then it has become part of a network of many different trade routes and a commonly used meeting point for many of the local residents. This is seen by many as one of the more positive souvenirs left behind by French expansion
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Siem Reap Full-Day Temple Tour by Bike
"Start your tour with pickup from your hotel and enjoy a day of biking around Siem Reap. Visit both the famous temples and the lesser-known gems. See Prasat Kravan Ta Keo Angkor Wat the South Gate and other major temples and markets. You will see everything from ancient temples to modern wonders on this fun easy and educational tour. You will also have plenty of rest stops to allow you time to take in all the sights. At the end of your tour you will be returned to your hotel."
From $26.00
 
Sombai Cocktail Class Liqueur Tasting with Shopping in Siem Reap
"After picking you up from your hotel in Siem Reap your tuktuk driver will bring you to your cocktail class at Asana the last old wooden house in Pub Street area which has been changed into a trendy bar in downtown. There you will learn how to make your own cocktails with the Sombai Liqueur. This workshop is lead by a professional cocktail maker. You will choose 2 recipes to make and your teacher will explain all the steps to make it perfectly. Once your class is f your driver will take you to the Sombai workshop in Salakamreuk village located just beyond Wat Damnak Pagoda. After taking off your shoes (as it is the tradition in Cambodia and also for hygienic reasons when entering a food processing workshop) a short set of steep stairs will take to up to the infusion room
From $25.00

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People's life

Arriving here in the morning, my eye was directly pointed to those drivers sitting on their bamboo cars waited for passengers/tourist to go along the rails for adventure. This people don't speak...
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Some bad roads

Once you're out the city center, you drove mostly to unpaved dusty road. The countryside road as I called, but we've seen this kind of road somewhere in Cambodia but can't remember where. We're so...
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The monks

Monks are mostly present in Southeast Asian countries, Cambodia has a lot of them. You see monks from kids to elderly people, and they're always recognizable with their orange robe. You will see them...
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Tourist Information Office

The Tourist Information Office is located in the south of the town, near the Governor's Residence and has the usual maps and info leaflets. The chaps who work here are very nice and I enquired about...
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Willettsworld
Apr 25, 2010

ATM's

There are a few banks with ATM machines around the Psar Nut (market) right in the middle of town and these dispense US dollars, as this is what Cambodia uses for currency. I used one and was surprised...
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Willettsworld
Apr 25, 2010

See the countryside and help out at a local NGO!

If you want to see the countryside around Battambang (which I highly recommend if you want to see the real Cambodia.....excuse the cliche) then I advise you not to use any of the drivers who hang...
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le_routard
Mar 13, 2009
 
 
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A Living Town....

Battambang is very much a living town. Although second to Phnom Penh in population, it's still a very small town. This is not a place to come and party. This isn't a backpacker's paradise. Don't...
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Mar 02, 2008

The market

Right in the center of the town there is a nice market where you can buy whatever, raincoats, fruit, scarves etc. etc. You can spend a lot of time triyng to bargain with them, they seem to like it a...
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Fleaartist
Apr 20, 2007

Kids of Battambang

Visiting a place or country I always like it to meet the people. Making our moto trip in the countryside of Battambang the people we met were very friendly. But not many were speaking english.The kids...
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sachara
Dec 13, 2005

Battambang, riverside town

Battambang is a laid-back and quiet riverside town, though it is the second largest town of Cambodia with a population of about 80.000 inhabitants. The town was founded on the bank of the River...
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sachara
Dec 12, 2005

Battambang, second largest town of Cambodia

Battambang is the name of the province in the northwest of the Cambodia, but also the name of its capital. Battambang is meaning 'loss of stick' referring to a legend of Preah Bat Dambang Kranhoung...
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sachara
Dec 12, 2005

Countryside around Battambang

The countryside around Battambang is very scenic and can easily be visited by moto witrh driver like we did. We made a lovely ride along the narrowand unpaved tracks between the green rice paddies.We...
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sachara
Dec 12, 2005

Camboya en Torrelavega

Antes de ir a Battambang , tuvimos la suerte,junto con los Aguilar de conocer a Enrique Figaredo en Torrelavega , acompanado de ms de 50 jovenes camboyanos durante una gira por Espa?a para darnos a...
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elpariente
Oct 11, 2005

sometimes you have a choice

Battambang would be worth a visit if even just for the French Colonial architecture and a visit to The White Rose restaurant, but there are lots of other reasons to head that way. It is one of the...
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richiecdisc
May 29, 2005

Top Hotels in Battambang

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Rue 154, Toul Ta Ek / Okatom 2, Battambang, 60000, Cambodia
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KO Road, Rottanak Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
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No. 1 St. 127 Road, 02000
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Battambang, Cambodia
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No. 413, Chrey Village, Sla ket District, Battambang, 1000, Cambodia
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National Road N.5 Prekmorhatep Village, Svaypor Commune, Battambang District, Battambang, Cambodia
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Top Things to Do in Battambang

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Phnom Sampeau

Besides the market, if you walk near the riverside you will find this food stalls which is open only in the evening. This is a favourite place for local Cambodians, you can have local food, barbecue...
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Phnom Banan

Phnom Banan is relatively small, you spend more time climbing to a steeps way than wandering around the temple. In less than an hour we're back down to the bottom. It goes faster going down than going...
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Bamboo train

After visiting Bamboo train we continue with tuk tuk to this place Phnom Banan. Entry fee is $3 each, with the entry ticket you can also used to the other temple Phnom Sampeau. Before going up to the...
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Temples

Although Battambang doesn't have too many obvious sights, it's well worth visiting some of the town's wats. "Wat" is the Cambodian word for temple and these temples can be found in almost every...
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Buddhist Temple

On the river is a prominent Buddhist temple, which is nice to see. I didn't expect to see more temples in the city itself. We walk through an arch entrance. Inside there were huge ground complex where...
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Wat Ek Phnom

Wat Ek Phnom, situated some 7km north of Battambang's centre is one of the top sights in the area. Despite its fame, there are hardly any tourists. Wat Ek Phnom is a temple that originates in the...
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Top 5 Battambang Writers

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sachara

"Battambang"
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"Battambang"
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richiecdisc

"Finding the Balance in Battambang"
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"Not on tourist trail, certainly well worth a visit"
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"Battambang"
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