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About Siem reap

Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia, and is the gateway to Angkor region.

Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In the city, there are traditional Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake.

Siem Reap today, being a popular tourist destination, has a large number of hotels and restaurants. Most smaller establishments are concentrated around the Old Market area, while more expensive hotels are located between Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport and the town along National Road 6. There are a variety of mid-range hotels and restaurants along Sivatha, and mid budget to mid-range hotels in the Phsar Leu area.

Siem Reap Tourism

Siem Reap is a small town in Cambodia. This town is famous due to the place of Angkor Wat. Along with Angkor Wat there are other temples and places that have made this place a hot favorite among tourists. In ...

Festivals & Events in Siem Reap

South East Asia's one of the best tourist destinations Siem Reap is the gateway town to the world famous heritage the Angkor temples. For such a wonderful location and charming ambiance Siem Reap has emerged ...

Weather Guide

The weather in Siem Reap is hot all year around, so you need to protect yourself from the sun’s rays, even on a cloudy day during the rainy season in September and October. The heat in Siem Reap during ...

Geography

Siem Reap province is 10,299 square kilometres big and definitely one of the most famous ones in Cambodia.

Economy

Businesses centered around tourism have flourished thanks to the tourism boom. There is a wide range of hotels, ranging from several 5-star hotels and chic resorts to hundreds of budget guesthouses. A large ...

History

The name Siem Reap means the 'Defeat of Siam' —today’s Thailand —and refers to a century-old bloodbath, commemorated in stone in the celebrated bas relief carvings of the monuments. The name ...