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Top 10 things to do in Siem Reap

This beautiful resort town is the perfect place to visit when in Cambodia, and a great place to stay when touring local Buddhist monuments. There's so much to see and do, but here are our top tips!

Cultural Village Cambodia
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Cultural Village Cambodia

This interesting (and slightly bizarre) theme park assembles miniatures of famous historical buildings and structures of Cambodia, grouped into 11 villages.

Neak Pean

Neak Pean

One of many great Buddhist temples in the region, this artificial island is one of the more breathtaking!

Srah Srang

Srah Srang

This little (well not so little) oasis is a reservoir built by 10th Century Buddhists and is a tranquil tourist spot.

Banteay Kdei

Banteay Kdei

One of the most interesting and larger Buddhist monastic complexes in the region!

Preah Khan

Preah Khan

A magical place to visit, this largely unrestored temple is a mixture of beautiful architecture, now being reclaimed by the jungle around it.

Beng Mealea

Beng Mealea

One of the region's Hindu temples and a world heritage site.

Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei

Although slightly out of the way, when touring the temples of the region, this is one you don't want to miss.

Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom

One of the more impressive and larger temple complexes in the area, and a popular spot for some Hollywood blockbusters.

Bayon

Bayon

Another beautifully decorated and monumental temple in the region.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

This is the largest religious monument in the world, and well worth taking a tour of.

Planning Your Siem Reap Visit

When to visit?

You can visit Siem Reap all year round, however, make sure to look at the climate statistics before you go and while you are there and plan your days accordingly! The weather is tropical and variable. As a rule of thumb, the weather is driest from November to March, so if you want to avoid tropical rain, then this is perhaps the best time to book your trip!

How may days?

Most tourists go to the region to visit the local temples. You can purchase different types of temple passes. However, a three day pass, and three nights in Siem Reap will be enough to fufill any temple-goers!

Good to know

  • Language
    Khmer
  • Currency
    Cambodian Riel (KHR)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+07:00)
  • Country Code
    +855
  • Best time to visit
    The driest months are from November to March, so plan your visit during this time to avoid tropical rain, but still enjoy warm weather.

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What people are saying about Siem Reap

Tann from Johnny tours is a amazing guide!!

Tann knows so many good stories and he is superkind and funny!! The Tour was really amazing, we enjoyed a lot!

Angkor Wat Full-Day Sunrise Tour Reviewed by Roelijn, 04/01/2019

Fantastic tour with wonderful guide and driver

The tour guide Phi was very knowledgeable, attentive and friendly. The air conditioned van was very welcome and the driver, Mong, ensured we always had plenty of cold water and our journeys were comfortable. Would recommend this tour to everyone. I was a solo traveller joining a group of 6 and it was a wonderful day.

Angkor Wat Full-Day Sunrise Tour Reviewed by Olivia, 03/30/2019

Really great experience, Nothing more to say.

They graciously stopped at a 7-11 for me on the way out, and that was an absolute life savor.

Angkor Wat Full-Day Sunrise Tour Reviewed by Jordan, 03/29/2019

Just right! Good pace with informative Sunshay our guide

Very well organised, easy to book, and visited the 3 temples we were keen on seeing. Picked us up and dropped us off at our hotels. The guide was very informative with s sense of humour .

Angkor Wat Temple Hopping Tour with Sunset Reviewed by Helen, 03/26/2019

excellent trip,it was everything that was sold to us,

This trip is well worth the money,you get to see most of the temples plus you really get to see how the people live in the villages of siem reap and its surrounding areas,we were brought places that you wouldn't even go on a motorbike,if you are up for an adventure in the jungle then this is the one for you,our guide was CHHAN who was great on the day plus we had two jeeps as there was 5 of us,i recommend this to anyone but bring old clothes with you as the red dust from the off roads will get everywhere,it does get very hot and there is a lot crammed into the day with a very nice air conditioned lunch near the temples