Mentioning traveling to Cambodia, especially Siem Reap people usually think about the unique Angkor temples. But tourists don’t know that it still has a lot of interesting things to discover and satisfy them.
- Joining night parties in Pub Street (Foreign Zone):
Located in the centre of Siem Reap town, foreign zone – Pub Street has very crowded and lively nightlife. Called as foreign zone, Pub Street is a large place gathering foreign tourists, purchasing and enjoying the specialties in this neighborhood. If tourists have made trips to explore the famous temples in Siem Reap in the day then this bustling neighborhood would be an ideal option for everyone to spend the night and enjoy the parties. Indochina tours Cambodia
- Enjoying performances by the Apsara “fairies”:
While exploring historic vestiges of Angkor, it is likely that people would see carvings of Apsara dancers on the walls of the temple. Apsara dance is one of the tradition art forms of Cambodian, represented by the beautiful women and charming. Traveling to Siem Reap, tourist should not ignore enjoying this unique performance. On the balcony at the temple in the Pub Street, there are usually free performances, but people will suffer from weaving through the crowd. Although a little bit expensive, the performances at Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor and Angkor Village Hotel Paradise accompanied by the dinner will be a great experience people also should try.
- Walking on “1000 Linga River”
Located in Phnom Kulen National Park and is only about 49 km from Siem Reap to the north, Kbal Spean – “1,000 Linga River” isan archaeological site and popular tourist attractions in Cambodia. It is known as a holy river. The river’s bottom was carved and sculpted a number of Linga symbol – the symbol of Shiva such as Vishnu Buddha statue lying and meditating, or lotus flower – symbol of Brahma and many sculptures of the Aspara dancers who are dancing … Especially as water level in this river in the summer only ankle depth, visitors can walk through the river in order to watch the sculptures on the riverbed easily.
- Making a list of impressive Angkor temples:
Discovering impressive Angkor temples is extremely familiar experience but not any tour can miss in Siem Reap Town is to visit Angkor temples. Just catch a tuk-tuk away from the city center, people can start exploring Angkor – one of the most important and the largest archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. Angkor Wat is an ideal place to watch the sunset and dawn. Ta Phrom temple once served as the filming site of the famous movie “The Secret of Old Tomb”. Moreover, a little further is more quiet but still beautiful Banteay Srei temple.
- Exploring the countryside:
Another top thing will make certain that you are excited to do is going out of downtown Siem Reap and exploring small villages in rural areas. Discovering the beautiful village with green fields, children chasing and waving you, and catch the first rays of sunshine beside friendly villagers would be an extremely unique experience.
Perhaps once visiting here, travelers can’t help but remembering Siem Reap forever and want to come back for more.
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