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Phnom Penh

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1560,4177,651

Angkor Wat

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1708,5003,0

Siem Reap

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621,2282,292

Battambang

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291,951,13

Kampong Saom

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111,351,0

Kampot

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57,206,5

Phumi Banteay Srei

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51,238,0

Koh Rong Samloem

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16,64,0

Angkor Thum

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Prasat Preah Vihear

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42,79,0

Phumi Siem Reab

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470,1017,0

Phumi Boeng Mealea

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24,108,0

Sisophon

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6,23,0

Phumi Tonle Sab

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91,325,0

Mondol Kiri

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28,19,0

Kep

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39,179,0

Phnom Penh

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  • Royal Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Phnom Penh Things to Do

    The palace is a complex of several buildings in the center of Phnom Penh right on the banks of the Mekong river. To reach this place, if you walk from the riverside which is a beautiful stroll you'll see the Palace. It is easy to find either you came from the otherside of the city and also is very known by tuk-tuk drivers The palace was designed...

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  • Raffles Hotel Le Royal

    Phnom Penh Hotels

    Raffles Hotel Le Royal is the premier hotel in Phnom Penh. The hotel was first established in 1929...

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  • FCC (Foreign Correspondent Club)

    4 out of 5 stars

    Phnom Penh Restaurants

    The place was very expensive compared with other PP area and took about USD $50 for a nice dinner of 2, including thinks. However, its location is extremely nice, closed to palace and river front Remember, it is a country that average wages are about $100 or less per month. Than you know what $50 means.

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Angkor Wat

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  • Angkor Wat

    Angkor Wat Things to Do

    Angkor is the capital of the Khmer Empire from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries AD. It is the largest city in the world in the twelfth century AD and the tourist capital of Cambodia since ancient times. Angkor is short for Angkor Archaeological Park today. There are regulations to bear in mind before exploring Angkor Wat. Dress code for...

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  • Temple Entry Pass

    Angkor Wat General

    This is just a heads up, the ticket booth on the main road out of siem reap is closed as they have opened up a new ticket office. The new ticket office is next to the roundabout of street 60 and Apsara road, which is a fair way from the old ticket booth. Once you buy your ticket there, it's best to head back along street 60 and go right on the main...

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  • Sunrise at Angkor Wat

    Angkor Wat Things to Do

    My experience on my first visit wasn't the best. In part this was due to a late start and not knowing how many people would actually be here. This year I arrived early, had a clear sky and no wind. Perfect! Please see my travel warning for sunrise at Angkor Wat HERE!

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Siem Reap

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  • Wat Preah Prohm Rath

    4 out of 5 stars

    Siem Reap Things to Do

    Ta Prohm I find one of the most incredibly temples in Angkor. Sooner or later you will see this ruin either you have a one or three day pass. It's amazing to see a tree grows through a temple. With it's natural beauty history, the temple of Ta Prohm has been left in the lap of nature. The temple that the general public is particularly known for the...

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  • Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa

    Siem Reap Hotels

    The Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa was our haven during our stay in Cambodia, and it was wonderful!...

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  • L'Annexe French Restaurant

    5 out of 5 stars

    Siem Reap Restaurants

    In 2013, two french gastronomy lovers and professionals came to Siem-Reap, Cambodia, to create a little paradise in the middle of a cambodian frenzy. L’Annexe Restaurant is well situated, near the Angkor temples and really close to the downtown area. L’Annexe is specialized in an upgraded french cuisine, and they developed an excellent concept of...

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Battambang

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  • Can get chill in the morning

    Battambang What to Pack

    A small backpack (duffy bag) is very useful to take for daytrip Battambang is the only place during our trip in Cambodia where we need a sweater, we were surprise when we took the tuk tuk in the morning that the wind was cold. The sun wasn't out that day it looks like foggy so we thought maybe that was the causes of cold wind. Take a sweater...

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  • Au Cabaret Vert

    Battambang Hotels

    Rue 154, Toul Ta Ek / Okatom 2, Battambang, 60000, Cambodia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Foodstreet in Battambang

    Battambang Local Customs

    Food street in Cambodia cannot be compared to its neighbouring country like Thailand and Vietnam. In Battambang there is not much of food street, but they have food stalls in the market. This food street is located next to a bar and restaurant. You can buy a grilled meat and they also have fresh salads which I didn't recommended, is covered with...

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Kampong Saom

See all 111 Kampong Saom Tips
  • Motorcycle Taxi

    Kampong Saom Transportation

    The main form of transportation around town is by motorcycle taxi. They are anywhere, anytime. Just look for a guy sitting on a motorcycle with a baseball cap. Rides around town are 1 to 3 dollar, depending on distance, and you can usually get 2 passengers on one motorcycle. Most trips are only a few minutes, but you can hire a motorcycle to take...

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  • Motorcycle taxi

    Kampong Saom Transportation

    The main form of transportation around town is by motorcycle taxi. They are anywhere, anytime. Just look for a guy sitting on a motorcycle with a baseball cap. Rides around town are 1 to 3 dollar, depending on distance, and you can usually get 2 passengers on one motorcycle. Most trips are only a few minutes, but you can hire a motorcycle to take...

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  • Jellyfishes

    Kampong Saom Warnings and Dangers

    We got stung - it was the month of May - by jellifishes at Otres Beach. Annoying but, fortunately, nothing serious, with stings heeling in few days.Doing some research on the internet, it appears jellyfishes usually come to the Cambodian shore in large volumes during the months of April and May; they are of the "Floating Bell" (Phyllorhiza) family,...

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Kampot

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  • Tourist Guide for "The Pot"

    Kampot General

    "The Gods practiced first on Heaven, then they made Kampot", or at least this is how the story goes according to the Kampot Survival Guide ... Put your guidebook away and browse through this "official and unofficial" guide to Kampot as source of information for places to go and things to do. Published by "potpats" (= ex­pats living in Kampot), it...

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  • Rikitikitavi

    Kampot Hotels

    A small lovely inn by the river. Run by a friendly Dutch lady, there are about 8 rooms. This...

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  • You Won't Find the French Old Prison

    Kampot Things to Do

    Still found indicated on guide books and travel blogs as a site to see, the French Old Prison (built 1936), one of the most-iconic colonial building in Kampot, has discontinued operation and been relocated at the end of 2015. The land is planned to be redeveloped.

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Phumi Banteay Srei

Koh Rong Samloem

  • Party boat to the island of Koh Rong...

    Koh Rong Samloem Transportation

    There are different boats are available from Sihanoukville, you have to choice which one it suites you. The party boat is a good option which geared for people who visit the island for a day. On board you'll have lunch, snorkeling gear and this all included the price. Depends where you book your ticket or tours different boats and resorts and how...

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  • Choices of Bungalows around

    Koh Rong Samloem General

    Obviously no resorts on this quiet little island. Although, we haven't stay the night in the island, but when I look around, you'll have different choice of places to stay around. Just be aware that staying a night isn't the same as in the mainland. Electricity power is running by a generator, no internet in the island and no ATM's. Take cash money...

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  • Manicure.....pedicure on the beach

    Koh Rong Samloem Things to Do

    You are in the island, do not think you will be annoyed by local people who sales everything. I didn't see any vendors on the beach, I saw locals walking while we're there but I think those are residents in the island. Since we arrived in the island, this is the first woman I saw offer a manicure/pedicure and massage. She was very polite and...

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Angkor Thum

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  • Sunrise at Bayon Temple

    Angkor Thum Things to Do

    While the majority of people flock to Angkor Wat for sunrise, which should be experienced at least once, there are other options. If you are getting a late start and want to avoid the crowds at Angkor Wat, a visit to Bayon Temple for sunrise is a very worthwhile trip. If you are fortunate to have clear skies in the morning, I would suggest going...

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  • Ly Ly Restaurant

    Angkor Thum Restaurants

    Across the road from the Leper King Terrace is a large dirt lot with souvenir vendors and a row of restaurants. This restaurant has a number 23 if that helps located it in the row of other restaurants. It looks more like an open public eating area. I ate here last year as well. The breakfast is adequate. They a have an extensive menu but stayed...

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  • Parking

    Angkor Thum Transportation

    Large passenger buses are not permitted into Angkor Thom. However, Mini buses (24 passengers) are permitted. It seems they travel in a caravan and all follow the same path. Angkor Wat until about 1-2 hours after sunrise. Next stop is the South Gate of Angkor Thom then onto Bayon. Things start to spread out after Bayon. If you are traveling on your...

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Prasat Preah Vihear

  • ACCESS ONLY FROM CAMBODIA, BUT WELL...

    Prasat Preah Vihear Things to Do

    The temple is nothing like the temples at Angkor Wat that are in very good condition although they are about the same age. Preah Vihear was constructed between the 9th and 12th centuries by King Suryavarman 1 & Suryavarman II on top of a 525 m cliff in the Dangrek mountains which overlooks the rice fields in the plains, and is possibly in the most...

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  • THE TEMPLE

    Prasat Preah Vihear Things to Do

    On the top of the structure you will come across the temple building which is very impressive as it sits at the top of the 525 m cliff and offers wonderful views over the plains of Cambodia. During the six century Khmer reign this was the most impressive temple that was constructed, and it sits on a north/south axis instead of the normal...

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  • 2004 - Door and Lintel at Level 2

    Prasat Preah Vihear Things to Do

    From architecture such as this, you can see that Preah Vihear was a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. The earliest surviving parts of the temple date from the Koh Ker period in the early 10th century, when the Khmer Empire's capital was at the city of that name.

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Phumi Siem Reab

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  • "Even Pol Pot had sh*tty days"

    Phumi Siem Reab Off The Beaten Path

    Now this is a really weird sight: Cambodia's former dictator Pol Pot's toilet seat!As you might know, Pol Pot was "Brother No. 1" of the Khmer Rouge and as such responsible for the murder of 2 million people! He formed a communist guerilla organisation and eventually managed to come to power. His idea of communism was that of an archaic rural...

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  • Siem Reap International Airport

    Phumi Siem Reab Transportation

    The Siem Reap Airport is small and compact but clean and very modern, more modern than the airport in Phnom Penh even. The airport is located 7km out of town and is easy to access via taxi or tuk tuk. There are restaurants, gift shops and all the amenities you would normally expect at any major airport including Duty Free. Siem Reap and Phnom Penh...

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  • Angkor International Airport

    Phumi Siem Reab Transportation

    Siem Reap - Angkor International Airport is the second largest airport in Cambodia. It has frequent flights from Phnom Penh International Airport as well as direct flights to/from Laos (Pakse | Vientiane), Korea (Incheon), Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Taiwan (Kaohsiung | Taipei), Thailand (Bangkok | U-Tapao) and Vietnam (Danang | Ho Chi Minh...

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Phumi Boeng Mealea

  • Don't Wait to See Beng Mealea!

    Phumi Boeng Mealea General

    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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Sisophon

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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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Mondol Kiri

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  • Mondulkiri Project - elephant sanctuary

    5 out of 5 stars

    Mondol Kiri Things to Do

    This sanctuary has been operating for two years. They now have 7 elephants who have been rescued from lives of hard physical work. I had a great time on their one day tour feeding and walking with the elephants. In the afternoon we even got to wash an elephant at a waterfall. Highly recommended and only 5 hours east of Phnom Penh

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  • Wonderful 2 days of trekking and...

    Mondol Kiri Things to Do

    I joined their 2 days trekking and elephant bathing tour and had a wonderful time. In fact, it was the highlight of my trip to Cambodia. This organisation does a great job in educating locals on how to improve the treatment of elephants as well as in preserving other wildlife and the forest. They give you the opportunity to see how elephants behave...

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  • 7 elephants at the sanctuary

    Mondol Kiri Things to Do

    This sanctuary has been operating for two years. They now have 7 elephants who have been rescued from lives of hard physical work. I had a great time on their one day tour feeding and walking with the elephants. In the afternoon we even got to wash an elephant at a waterfall.Highly recommended and only 5 hours east of Phnom Penh

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