If you are wondering what to see in Siem Reap apart from Angkor Complex, these destinations in town will keep you stay for more.
The two iconic museums in Siem Reap are The Angkor National Museum and Cambodia Landmine Museum. Angkor National Museum is a great choice to acknowledge more about Angkor history and Angkor Wat’s features. With 8 grand galleries designed in a contemporary architecture, Angkor National Museum provides it visitors a lot of educational information including Khmer civilization, religion and beliefs, costumes and much more than that. Cambodia Landmine will, in other hand, provide you information about a more recent period yet brutal one of Cambodia: Khmer Rouge. Although it is just a small museum but Cambodia Landmine creates memorable experience and fruitful lessons for its visitors, especially about war. Indochina tours Cambodia
2. Apsara – dance of the fairies:
It is not visiting Cambodia without indulging yourself in an Apsara dancing show. Apsara is a traditional and royal dance of Cambodian, which is believed to have the root from the fairies. The gentle yet skillful dance of Cambodians along with delicate traditional costumes will bring to you a fantastic artistic night. A typical Apsara show covers a dinner and performances, usually in restaurants, so you can enjoy Cambodian culinary while watching the gracious dance.
3. Tonle Sap:
Siem Reap’s attractions does not only locates in town, the countryside will be another great experience for any tourist. It is our pleasure to guide you on our luxury cruises on the Great Lake of Cambodia – Tonle Sap, where nature will help you forget all worries in life. To mention about nature of Siem Reap, there are a lot more choices for you to choose from: butterfly gardens – interactive butterfly centers, birdwatching in bird sanctuary, wildlife conservation centers and so on. Travel to Cambodia
4. Take a class, why not?
Why not taking some “durable” thing from your vacation in Siem Reap back home? A ceramics class or a cooking class will be really entertaining yet informative and rewarding. In ceramics class, it takes you average two hours to learn how to make a ceramics product in the traditional way. Maybe your buried talent will be revealed in this class and your creations will be with you home as a memorable souvenir from Cambodia. And the cooking classes are usually in half a day with a Cambodian chef, includes shopping for fresh ingredients in the local markets, learning and cooking authentic Cambodian cuisines and lastly, enjoy your achievement.
Siem Reap is not solely about Angkor, so many other interesting experience awaiting will definitely endure your holiday in this beautiful city. Prepare to be amazed!
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