Siem Reap Travel Tips - Siem Reap Cambodia
is a very popular tourist destination in
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Siem Reap Cambodia was a hot place
of war between Khmer Rouge and
government during the war time 1980 –
1993. The population is small when
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Since 2000, the Prime
Now Siem Reap is known as a high class province with many foreigners visiting the province for their business. Old colonial buildings too attract the visitors; visitors can enjoy their evenings shopping, eating exotic food, in massage parlors, drinking, and many other activities in this small vibrant town which has the old market and bar street.
Land Area: Land covers an area of 10,544 square km. Siem Reap is known as a high potential province for tourism, forestry, fishery and agricultural products; it had 2 million foreign visitors in 2007. The area covers 12 districts, 100 communes, 875 villages.
Population: 788, 568 (2005).
Siem Reap Travel Tips
Visitors can obtain their visa on arrival at the Siem Reap airport. Cambodia Visa costs US $20 per head. At least 5 ID size photos are required. If you don’t have photos you will be charged an additional US $5.
Now visitors can obtain visa online: www.mfaic.gov.kh
Passes per person:
1 Day: US $20
2-3 Days: US $40
4-7 Days: US $60
Phnom Kulen: US $20
Beng Mealea: US $5
Koh Ker: US $15 (include Beng Mealea)
Cambodian Cultural Villages: US $15
Balloon: US $15 (10Minutes)
Phnom Bakheng: US $20
Siem Reap Attractions
Angkor means ‘City or Capital'; it is a world heritage site that is under UNESCO since 1992. This site is located to the North of Siem Reap town which is just about a few kilometers. More ....
Angkor Wat temple was built by the Khmer king ‘Suryavarman II (1113 – 1150) in the first half of the 12th century. He was a great king who ruled Cambodia during the glorious time of the Khmer Empire. More ...
Preah Vihear Temple locates at Preah Vihear Province of Cambodia and sites at the most spectacular location of any Khmer site at the near by Thailand border. It is 100 kilometers northeast of Siem Reap; Si Sa Ket Province, Thailand. More ...
|Bayon Angkor Thom||
Angkor Thom: The "Great City". Quadrilatero 9km2 nearly surrounded by a wall and thin laterite 7m high, doubled over its entire length of a rise of average width of 80m at the base, which overcomes a way round practicable. More ..
|Banteay Srei temple||
Private foundation sponsored by the Brahmin YajnavarÃ¢ha, spiritual master of King Jayavarman V. The best artists of their time were probably meeting for the construction of this building made at the foot of Phnom Kulen. More ...
|Beng Mealea Temple||
Ancient city surrounded by a laterite wall overlooking the moat 50m wide. And contemporary dimensions comparable to those of Angkor Wat which resume the plan, this temple is one of the shrines had not delivered for entries: More ...
The Phnom Bankeng is one of the mountains from the plain of Angkor, and the heart of the city founded by Yasovarman I to X ' s, Yasodharapura. The temple of the same name is a contruction imposing sandstone and located at More ...
The outside enclosure of the temple consists of a large laterite wall about 1000m long by 700m wide with four entrances on the every axis. The central block is about 400m from the east or west entrance and is among the largest of the monument in the Angkor Complex.
Set of 17 brick towers framed in sandstone attributed to Jayavarman II and Jayavarman III. Phnom Khulen is a vast plateau 40km long by 14km wide and overlooking the plain of Angkor over 300m. At all times, its location and More ...
Eastern Mebon is more than 15 years older than the Pre Rup, it looks like a reproduction. The temple was built on an island in the middle of the artificial lake (Eastern Baray: 7 km by 1800m) created by Yaçovarman I. The general arrangement is the same but the whole is of more modest proportions and the base of the quincunx of towers is lower.
This term refers to a method of incineration which consisted of tracing the outline of the body of the dead person in the cinders, then doing it the other way round which is called "Turning the body".
In 1191, five year after the building of Ta Prohm, the king dedicated this temple to be the shelter of the idol of his father, Dharnindravarman II, in the likeness of Bodhisattva Lokesvara. The causeways lead to the temple are bordered by the same figures carrying a Naga symbolized the Churning the Sea of Milk. This architectural element was the mark of a royal city. It may have served as a temporary residence of King Jayavarman VII while he was rebuilding the capital after the Charms sacked Angkor in 1177.
Neak Pean situated in the middle of artificial lake "Jaya Tadaka", 3700m by 900m, which now has been dried up. In the centre of this space is a square lake 72m along, bordered by four smaller lakes situated on the axis and lower than the embankment surrounding the main one. In the middle of it, is a small sanctuary which was formerly entwined by the trunk-roots of a giant creeper, now dead. This sanctuary has decoration dating from Jayavarman VII. Its four bays, which were originally open, were walled up with fine standing images of Avalokitesvara, to who, in his role of divine healer.
Three temples Preah Ko, Bakong and Lolei, 15km South-East of Siem Reap town, comprise the Roluos Group of monuments. They are closed together and extend over an area of 3km east of Great Lake. The Roluos group, dating from the late ninth century, is the earliest site of the 600-year Angkor Period.
|Cambodian Cultural Village||
Cambodian Cultural Village, the only Cultural Village in the country is “Cambodia in miniature” located in the historical province of Siem Reap. It was constructed to provide tourists, both local and foreign a glance of the country‘s famous and More ...
|Angkor National Museum||
Angkor National Museum project has been initiated from the granted contract to “Build, Cooperate and Transfer (BCT)” between the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, APSARA Authority (MCFA & APSARA) on behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia and The Museum Co., Ltd. on its 30 year concession period. Angkor National Museum is a profound cultural landmark in Siem Reap placing in the area of 20,000 Sq.m. which combined together The Museum: The world-class museum that reveals the legend of Golden Era of Khmer Kingdom, and The Museum Mall: The lifestyle landmark providing completed facilities and recreation services for both tourists and local community. More ...
|Tonle Sap Lake||
Tonle Sap Lake also known as the fresh water lake or 'Great Lake' of Cambodia, it shapes like musical instrument 'Violin' and its bottom like pan. Tonle Sap Lake located in the center the countries and surrounded by 5 provinces... More ...
Siem Reap Tours
|Angkor Wat Tours Angkor Wat Tour 1 Day Angkor Wat Tour 2 Days Angkor Wat Tour 3 Days Angkor Wat Tour 4 Days||Angkor Wat Tour 5 Days Angkor Wat Tour 6 Days Angkor Wat Tour 7 Days Angkor Wat Tour 8 Days Koh Ker Preah Vihear Tour 2 Days|
Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tours
|Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tours Siem Reap hnom Penh Tour 3 Days Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tour 4 Days Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tour 5 Days Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tour 6 Days Siem Reap Phnom Penh Tour 7 Days|
SIEM REAP HOTELS
|Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor Victoria Angkor Resort Tara Angkor Hotel||Prince d'Angkor Hotel Angkor Miracle Resort Pacific Hotel|