Siem Reap isn’t just Angkor Wat and Pub Street. There are many popular areas in town which offer a unique experience. Of course, there is Pub Street, but you might also want to check out the Khmer Pub Street, Sok San Road area, the Old French Quarter or King’s Road. There’s lots to see and do in Siem Reap town.
Siem Reap is home to many popular museums to help you to learn and understand about the history of Cambodia. Popular museums in town include the Angkor National Museum, the War Museum and the Landmine Museum. Cambodia has a long and proud history dating back from the pre-Angkorian era. You can learn all about it at one of the many museums in town.
Nature & Parks
There are many natural places and parks to visit in Siem Reap. It’s a small town surrounded by beautiful countryside. Outside of the town there are lush jungles, mountains, lakes, national parks and many other places to explore. In the town, there are parks, rivers, and many interesting natural places to visit.
The Royal Gardens is a popular place for tourists and locals. Here you can relax for a few hours and visit a Buddhist Pagoda, see the King’s Residence, stop at the tourist information centre or even do a spot of exercise along the Siem Reap River.
Pagodas, Shrines & Other Religious Monuments
Siem Reap town has many Buddhist pagodas dotted around. Cambodia is a mostly Buddhist country and you’ll often see monks walking around the town. Some pagodas in the town centre often attract visitors, but you can go to visit any Pagoda. There are also Buddhist shrines in various locations around the town. Siem Reap is also fairly multicultural and there are also Christian churches and Islamic mosques in the town.