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10 destinations cannot be missed in Cambodia part 1

Cambodian tourism has a lot of impressive landmarks from ancient temples, pagodas to wonderful natural scenery of pristine beaches, which takes travelers much time to discover. This article introduce 10 destinations international visitors should not miss when travel to Cambodia.

  1. Western Area – Pub Street

Located in the center of Siem Reap City, Street Pub – Western Area is renowned for crowded and bustling nightlife. It is called as Western Area because every night, Pub Street is the place for foreigners, especially Westerners visiting, shopping and enjoying the specialties of this country, contemplate Cambodian streets, drink beer with their friends.

Pub Street

Pub Street -source: internet

  1. Angkor Temples

No language and emotions can describe splendor of Angkor Temples, unless you come and see it all. From the 8th century, talented architects and craftsmen built a great architectural complex area of 600 buildings scattering in dense jungle of 45 square kilometers. However, the largest and most important work are Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Bayon Temple and Ta Prohm.

Angkor Temples

Angkor Temples -source: internet

  1. Royal Palace

One of the tourist attractions that visitors can not miss when arriving in Phnom Penh is Royal Palace. It was built after King Norodom changed capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh. Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings, the residence of the King and the royal family. This is also the place where place ceremonies and diplomatic etiquette take place. Opening hours are 8am – 11am and 2pm – 5pm. Holidays Indochina

Royal Palace

Royal Palace -source: internet

  1. Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville is a port city and a popular beach resort of Cambodia located on the Gulf of Thailand. This city attracts tourist by white sand beaches and warm tropical islands surrounded by palm trees. Sihanoukville is a suitable tourist destination for visitors to rest and relax or avoid the heat in high summer.

Sihanoukville Beach

Sihanoukville Beach – source: internet

  1. Koh Rong Island

Koh Rong Island is situated in the Gulf of Thailand, 20km from Shihanoukville city. It only takes about 2 hours by ship to Koh Rong. Opposite to vibrant Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Island is truly a pristine and tranquil paradise that makes people fall in love as soon as they set foot there. Visitors will be completely relaxed in blue and crystal-clear sea water. Koh Rong was once voted by New York Times as one of the 45 most worthy destinations in the world in 2012 and dubbed as “Hawaii of Asia”.

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