Siem Reap is the gateway to an ancient world. Along the dusty streets, tuk-tuk drivers are eager to take you to Angkor Wat. The temple complex in Cambodia is one of the most important archaeological sites of Southeast Asia.
The Small List
Nita by Vo – Nita by Vo is a stylish and comfortably designed boutique hotel. Above all, it located near the renowned 12th century ruins of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
La Résidence d’Angkor – La Résidence d’Angkor beautifully captures the region’s rich history while offering every modern luxury. Lush with flower blossoms, this leafy retreat is where ancient tradition meets contemporary style.
Malis Restaurant – Malis is located in a beautiful fountain garden in the heart of Cambodia’s capital city. Malis was born in 2004 out of the desire and passion to restore Cambodian cuisine to its former glory. Savor delicious Cambodian cuisine and take a journey into history.
Pub Street – The definitive nightlife hub of the town. Pub Street features rows of backpacker-friendly bars and pubs, packed nightclubs and international restaurants. Experience an eventful night of bar hopping in Siem Reap.
Places to See
Angkor Wat – A vast complex of impressive millennium old ruins and the world’s largest religious temple. Angkor Wat is one of the most important archaeological sites of Southeast Asia. In addition, it is an architectural wonder ideal for sunrise and a cultural afternoon.
Bayon Temple – Built by kings, the ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia mixes spirituality, history and symbolism. Surprisingly, the towers of the Banyon feature a large number of sculpted serene faces.
Ta Prohm Temple – Unlike most of the temples of Angkor, Ta Prohm has been largely left to the clutches of the living jungle. The interaction between nature and man-made art is dynamic. This atmospheric temple is a favorite for many. Angkor became more famous for the blockbuster movie, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
Something to Do
Phare Circus – The Circus combines Cambodian folktales and history. The music, contortion, and acrobatics are contemporary. The vibe and energy are amazing. The circus has transformed the lives of many Cambodian youth.