Siem Reap has become a tourist wonderland of Cambodia thanks to the location which is near the temples of Angkor and many great things to explode. Coming to Siem Reap, you will be experienced one of the most glorious civilizations in the world. It is not double that most travelers visit Siem Reap mainly because of Angkor Watt – the largest single religious monument in the world. But Siem Reap has a lot more to offer than just Angkor Watt. Here are some suggestions for you. Check it out. Indochina travel Cambodia
The Temples of Angkor – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Obviously, the first must – visit destination in Siem Reap is always the Temples of Angkor. It’s not too far from Siem Reap. You can get there by minivans, motorcycle taxis, and remok (Cambodian tuk-tuk). The Temples of Angkor consists of hundreds of temples in the different size. You will be amazed at how beautiful and breathtaking these temples are. Angkor Wat is the most popular temple in Siem Reap. Visiting Angkor Watt at sunrise is a fantastic experience and will leave the memory etched in your mind forever. All temples in this complex are worth to see. However, if you do not have much time to visit all, you can go sightseeing the ones including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple, Ta Phrom, Preah Khan, and Banteay Srei. After fishing the tour of visiting these temples, the first question that came to your mind will be how it can be built? Surely.
River of a thousand Shiva Lingas
River of a thousand Shiva Lingas is located in Kulen mountain which is far about 50 km from the center of Siem Reap. In order to reach this unique river, you have to go through the tropical primeval forests. It is also difficult to access due to the surrounding wildness. However, for those want to conquer the challenges and love adventure, the trip to the River of thousand Shiva Lingas is enjoyable and worthful. At here, you will be surprised with clear water that you can see the bottom of the river. Not only that, you can see thousands of lingas, yoni which is really mysterious.
Tonle Sap Lake
Tonle Sap Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and accredited as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 1997. Coming here, you will have a chance to visit the floating village and experience the fisherman life. Tonle Sap Lake is a great destination to relax and enjoy the peaceful, temporarily avoid the noise of urban area. You can go fishing to sailing to visit around.
The Landmine Museum
The Landmine Museum is run by NGOs in Cambodia which aims to clear landmines in villages throughout Cambodia and help Cambodian people who suffer from injury after the war. Coming to the Landmine Museum, you will learn all about the landmines, the weapons, and the history of Cambodia.
Angkor Night Market
You can not leave Angkor Night Market without visiting Angkor Night Market. It’s opened from 4 pm until midnight. At here, you will have a chance to find more about the culture of Cambodia through many diverse products such as bandannas, silver accessories, jewelry, and so on. You can find souvenirs with extremely satisfactory for your family and friends.
Here are top 5 attractions that you are recommended to visit when you are in Siem Reap. You can discover more depending on your time and your budget. Just experience and enjoy every moment of your trip.