Attractions

Top Choice Hindu Temple in Banteay Srei District

Banteay Srei

Considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of Angkorian art, Banteay Srei is cut from stone of a pinkish hue and includes some of the finest stone carving anywhere on Earth. Begun in AD 967, it is one of the sm…
Top Choice Museum in Siem Reap

Angkor National Museum

Looming large on the road to Angkor is the Angkor National Museum, a state-of-the-art showpiece on the Khmer civilisation and the majesty of Angkor. Displays are themed by era, religion and royalty as visitors move …
Top Choice Arts Centre in Siem Reap

Artisans Angkor – Les Chantiers Écoles

Siem Reap is the epicentre of the drive to revitalise Cambodian traditional culture, which was dealt a harsh blow by the Khmer Rouge and the years of instability that followed its rule. Les Chantiers Écoles teaches …
Top Choice Museum in Banteay Srei District

Cambodia Landmine Museum

Established by DIY de-miner Aki Ra, this museum has eye-opening displays on the curse of landmines in Cambodia. The collection includes mines, mortars, guns and weaponry, and there is a mock minefield where visitors…
Bird Sanctuary in Siem Reap Region

Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

Prek Toal is one of three biospheres on the Tonlé Sap lake, and this stunning bird sanctuary makes it the most worthwhile and straightforward of the three to visit. It’s an ornithologist’s fantasy, with a significan…
Village in Siem Reap Region

Floating Village of Chong Kneas

The famous floating village of Chong Kneas has become somewhat of a circus in recent years. Tour groups have taken over and there are countless scams to separate tourists from their money. In-the-know travellers opt…
Village in Siem Reap Region

Kompong Pluk

The village of Kompong Pluk is a friendly, otherworldly place where houses are built on soaring stilts about 6m high. Nearby is a flooded forest, inundated every year when the lake rises to take the Mekong’s overflo…
Wildlife Reserve in Banteay Srei District

Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity

Conveniently located at the base of the trail to Kbal Spean is the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, which is committed to rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing threatened wildlife into the Cambodian …
Bird Sanctuary in Siem Reap Region

Ang Trapeng Thmor Reserve

This bird sanctuary is one of only a handful of places in the world where it’s possible to see the extremely rare sarus crane, as depicted on bas-reliefs at Bayon. Reputedly the tallest bird in the world, these grey…
Farm in Banteay Srei District

Golden Silk

Golden Silk is a working silk farm located in Banteay Srei district, about 30km from Siem Reap. Golden silk also happens to be the name of a particularly refined thread of silk produced by the yellow silkworm. Visit…