Explore Cambodia

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Its busy capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museums historical and archaeological exhibits. In the countrys northwest lie ruins of Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex built during the Khmer Empire.

Quick Facts

  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Currency: Cambodian Riel
  • Language : Khmer

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Main attractions

  • Old Market (Phsar Chas)
  • Siem Reap Art Center
  • Wat Bo  -  One of Siem Reap’s oldest temples
  • Cambodia Landmine Museum and School
  • Phare: The Cambodian Circus show in Siem Reap
  • Wat Preah Prom Rath 

Recommended excursions

  • Kompong Khleang floating village from Siem Reap
  • Travel by minivan and boat to Kompong Khleang, one of the less visited floating villages on Siem Reap's Tonle Sap Lake
  • Angkor Wat day-tour
  • Day trip to Phnom Kulen Mountain from Siem Reap
  • Flooded Forest day trip from Siem Reap this day trip is truly the best way to experience both the floating village and stilted villages
  • Day trip to Beng Mealea Temple and Kampong Kleang from Siem Reap
  • Enjoy this adventure that will take you off-the-beaten-track to both the remote Beng Mealea Temple ("Jungle Temple") as well as the village of Kompong Khleang
  • Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples full-day tour from Siem Reap

Main attractions

  • Bayon Temple
  • Angkor Thom
  • Temple of Angkor Wat, the most famous and best-preserved structure within the Angkor complex
  • Bakong
  • Preah Khan
  • Banteay Kdei
  • Royal Enclosure
  • Terrace of the Elephants
  • Roluos group of temples. The 3 main temples of Roluos stand apart from the main attractions around Siem Reap.  Preah Ko, the oldest, is arranged as two rows of three “prasats” (towers) each, and boasts stunning stone carvings and plasterwork. After that comes the intricate 5-tiered Bakong, and finally Lolei

Main attractions

  • Central Market (Pshar Thom Thmey)
  • Russian Market (Tuol Tom Poung Market)
  • Royal Palace
  • Wat Ounalom - the most important pagoda in Cambodia’s capital city
  • Silver Pagoda (Wat Preah Keo)
  • Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument
  • Independence Monument
  • National Museum of Cambodia
  • Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Wat Phnom  -  one of the most visited temples in the country

Recommended excursions

  • Killing Fields of Choeung Ek
  • Silk Island – for a quick escape from the urban landscape into a village that feels worlds away

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