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If you go to Siem Reap without visiting Angkor Wat, you have not been to Siem Reap at all. If you go to Cambodia without visiting Siem Reap, you have not been to Cambodia at all. Siem Reap is a very popular tourist destination due to its being the very gateway to the Angkor region. With rich history dated back from the 1510s, Siem Reap town’s architecture is largely influenced by Chinese and French style. The town is especially lively at night, where its party hub Pub Street is present. Let’s go explore Siem Reap’s Pub Street! Let’s explore Siem Reap’s Pub street with: Travel Indochina Cambodia

Siem Reap’s Pub Street

Siem Reap’s Pub Street-source: internet

Why would you want to explore Siem Reap’s Pub Street?

Because you are a people person: Siem Reap’s Pub Street is packed with people at night time. Eating, drinking, dancing, street performing, etc. you name it. Vehicles are not to enter this particular hub from 5 pm until morning; thus, even though you see people everywhere, there is zero traffic jam. You can find Siem Reap’s Pub Street labeled as Street 8 on your tourist map.

Because you are a true foodie: tapas, dim sum, tex mex, pizzas, cocktail, Cointreau, ice cream, you name it. Yes, Western food is of course always available. But do you know what else you can find in this area? Prepare to let your taste bud goes wild with crocodile (!) burger, fried scorpions, ostrich – frog – kangaroo – snake BBQ. There can literally be a hundred kinds of food for you to explore. Cambodia travel packages

A chef cooking in Siem Reap’s Pub Street

A chef cooking in Siem Reap’s Pub Street -source: internet

Because you are an explorer: just as its name, Pub Street is vibrantly full of pubs, live music, gay performers, tuk tuks, a night market, and you can even try fish massage here. Siem Reap’s Pub Street is the happy hour after a long day of temple exploring.

Siem Reap’s Pub Street: where to visit?

Temple Balcony: affordable three-course set menu and beer. Tourists often pick this restaurant because it offers free traditional Apsara dance performance for those for dine (or just drink a beer). Apsara was created by Cambodia’s Royal Ballet in the 1940s. It is a Khmer classical dance in which myths or religious stories are narrated through dance moves. Daily performance happens from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm every day.

Apsara dance in Siem Reap’s Pub Street

Apsara dance in Siem Reap’s Pub Street -source: internet

Red Piano: it is such a pity to explore Siem Reap’s Pub Street without starting your night here. The Red Piano is famously known as where Angelina Jolie’s hangout while she was filming Tom Raider, don’t be shy to order ‘the Tomb Raider cocktail that is Cointreau, lime and tonic. And try some French cuisine here while you’re at it.

The Red Piano at Siem Reap’s Pub Street

The Red Piano at Siem Reap’s Pub Street -source: internet

Blue Pumpkin: want to try the best ice cream in Siem Reap? Go to Blue Pumpkin. Their dessert is made with ‘the best homemade and creative recipes using only wholesome ingredients.

Fish massage: almost every shop has a fish massage tank where you can either dip for feet in for a foot massage, or your hand for a fish pedicure.

Angkor Night Market: it goes without saying; when you visit a country, buy something local to bring it back with you. Angkor Night Market opens from 4 pm; it is a souvenir paradise that sells handmade crafts and accessories. Don’t forget to bargain for the best price possible!

Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap

Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap -source: internet

A seemingly countless numbers of pubs and street food stalls in Siem Reap’s Pub Street will keep you busy for nights if you are the partying kind of person. The evening is always packed with activities for that little part of town never sleeps. We hope you have a good time exploring this party hub of Siem Reap!

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