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SIEM REAP

Siem Reap- Angkor, located in Southeast Asia, is the major cultural tourism attraction in Cambodia. Siem Reap town is located 314 km northwest of Phnom Penh, and can be reached all year round by direct flights from many major cities in the region including Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Vientian, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur.

Now there are around 10 direct flights per day to Siem Reap, and more direct international flights planned for the near future. Siem Reap can also be reached via domestic flights and speed boat from Phnom Penh city. Traveling by road from Phnom Penh and from Poi Pet to Siem Reap is also becoming popular.

Angkor Wat

The first half of 12thcentury : King Suryavarman II. The largest of the Angkor group and one of the most intact, is an architectural masterpiece. Its perfection in composition, balance, proportions, relief¡¯s and sculpture make it one of the finest monuments in the world. This temple is and...

Banteay Kdey

Middle 12th AD:Jayavarman VII "The citadel of the cells". The temple was built as aBudddhist monastic temple by Jayavarman VII and was undoubtedly an importan temple. It is unknown to whom was this temple was dedicated as the inscription stone has never been found. During the Pol Pot area the...

Banteay Srey

The enchanting temple of Banteay Srey is nearly everyone ¡®s favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its remarkable state of preservation, small size and excellence of decoration, It was build by a Brahmin of royal descent who was a spiritual teacher to Jayavarman V. A special...

Baphuon

End of 12th century: Jayavarman VII. "Thee Entwined Nag". Build as an island, 350meter square, at the center of the baray of Preah Khan, at the center which a large basin has its center a circular basin at each side are connected by gargoyles which disgorge into small sanctuaries in a form which...

Bayon

Late 12th century: Jayavarman VII. The Bayon vie with Angkor Wat as he favorite monument among visitors. The temple was build nearly 100 year after Angkor Wat. While its basic structure and earliest part of the temple are unknown, it is clear that the Bayon was built on top of an earlier monument,...

Beng Mealea

Was constructed early 11th Century by King Suryavarman II. Located 63 Km east of Siem Reap town. It is sprawling jungle temple covering over one square kilometer. The tmple is largely overrun by vegetation and very lightly touristed, giving it an adventurous, "lost temple" feel.

East Mebon

King Rajendravarman II, The East Mebon and its neighbor Pre Rup were build by the same king, just mine years apart and are similar in plan, construction and decoration. A major deference , however, is that the East Mebon once stood on a small island in the middle of the Eastern Baray, which was a...

Kbal Spean

Historical Sites and Buildings, Locates at Dokpor village, Khun Ream Commune, Banteay Srei District, 50 km (1h) From Provincial Town.

Koulen Mountain

Koulen Mountain locates at Districts of Svay Len and Va Rin in 48-kilometer distance from the provincial town of Siem Reap by Short-cut or in 50-kilometer distance from the provincial town of Siem Reap via Charles De Gaulle Road, small circle, big circle, Preah Dak, Road A66, then turning to the...

Neak Pean

Built by Jayavarman VII in memory of his father. It is a royal city forming a rectangle of 700 by 800 meters surrounded by a moat and similar to Ta Prohm,but with only four enclosures. Opening to the east to a baray ( at the center of which is Neak Pean ) via terrace originally used as a boat...

Phimeanakas

Early 11th century : Rajendravarman II. The temple, located inside the Royal Palace compound, was the temple where the king worshipped. It must originally have been crowned with a golden pinnacle, as the Chinese travelers, Zhou Daguan, described it as the "Tower of Gold". This temple is associated...

Prasat Kravan

Temple of the Koh Ker time,921-944. Although this temple look small and somewhat undistinguished from the outside, It contains some remarkable brick sculptures on its interior walls which stand alone as unique examples in Khmer art. The interiors of two of the five towers have sculptures depicting...

Prerup

King Rajendravarman II Pre Rup Rup was called the "City of the East" by Philippe Stern, the Assistant Curator of the Musee Guimet in Paris. The boldness of the architectural design is superb and gives the temple fine balance, scale and proportion. The temple is close in style to the East Mebon,...

Southern Gate of Angkor Thom

Jayavarman VII. The stone causeway across the board moat surrounding the city of Angkor Thom with their unique gopuras, are one of the great sights at Angkor. The Southern Gate is flanked by a row of 54 stone figures on each side, Gods to the left and demons to the right, to make a total of 108...

Ta Phrom

Early 13th Century: Jayavarman VII.This temple was left untouched by archaeologists,except for the clearing of a path for visitors. Because of its natural state, it is possible to experience some of the wonder of the early explorers, when they came upon this monuments in the middle of the 19th...

Takeo

Beginning of 11th century:Takeo is one of the great temple-mountains at Angkor. It was never completed and the reason is unknown, although the death of the king may well have had something to do with it . One theory also suggests that work was halted because the temple was struck by lightning . Had...