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Top 10 things to do in Siem Reap

This beautiful resort town is the perfect place to visit when in Cambodia, and a great place to stay when touring local Buddhist monuments. There's so much to see and do, but here are our top tips!

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Cultural Village Cambodia

This interesting (and slightly bizarre) theme park assembles miniatures of famous historical buildings and structures of Cambodia, grouped into 11 villages.

Neak Pean

One of many great Buddhist temples in the region, this artificial island is one of the more breathtaking!

Srah Srang

This little (well not so little) oasis is a reservoir built by 10th Century Buddhists and is a tranquil tourist spot.

Banteay Kdei

One of the most interesting and larger Buddhist monastic complexes in the region!

Preah Khan

A magical place to visit, this largely unrestored temple is a mixture of beautiful architecture, now being reclaimed by the jungle around it.

Beng Mealea

One of the region's Hindu temples and a world heritage site.

Banteay Srei

Although slightly out of the way, when touring the temples of the region, this is one you don't want to miss.

Angkor Thom

One of the more impressive and larger temple complexes in the area, and a popular spot for some Hollywood blockbusters.

Bayon

Another beautifully decorated and monumental temple in the region.

Angkor Wat

This is the largest religious monument in the world, and well worth taking a tour of.

Planning Your Siem Reap Visit

When to visit?

You can visit Siem Reap all year round, however, make sure to look at the climate statistics before you go and while you are there and plan your days accordingly! The weather is tropical and variable. As a rule of thumb, the weather is driest from November to March, so if you want to avoid tropical rain, then this is perhaps the best time to book your trip!

How may days?

Most tourists go to the region to visit the local temples. You can purchase different types of temple passes. However, a three day pass, and three nights in Siem Reap will be enough to fufill any temple-goers!

Good to Know

  • Language
    Khmer
  • Currency
    Cambodian Riel (KHR)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+07:00)
  • Country Code
    +855
  • Best time to visit
    The driest months are from November to March, so plan your visit during this time to avoid tropical rain, but still enjoy warm weather.

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What People Are Saying About Siem Reap

Great introduction to the temples of Angkor

Vitou was so very knowledgeable on the history of the area and this made the day really fun and exciting. A definite must if you only have a short time for tempke exploration
Private Guide: 1-Day Tour to Angkor Wat Reviewed by Monique, 09/24/2016

Engaging and simple to follow instructions

The visit to a local home brought a personal touch. The chef was very patient throughout the whole cooking procedure and personal attention was given to all participants.
Half-Day Cambodian Cooking Class from Siem Reap Reviewed by Melissa, 09/08/2016

Dedicated group of young people towards the arts

It's not just a circus show, it's a theatrical performance with good storyline, told by a group of young people who put in their 110% to give a good show. The synergy of the troupe was faultless.
Siem Reap: Phare, the Cambodian Circus Reviewed by Melissa, 09/07/2016

Really experienced the local Cambodian life

The trip was great! Our guide was very friendly and funny. We visited a local primary school and a local market during our bicycle tour, these where my favourites. The afternoon program with the floating village was also very nice. I really felt like I experienced the local Cambodian life for 1 day. We didn't see any other tourist the whole day!
Siem Reap Full-Day Countryside Tour Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 08/15/2016

Reda our guide talked us round 5 temples brilliantly.

Our driver and guide arrived on time, brought us for entry tickets avoiding the queues and placed us in best spot for the sunrise on Angkor Wat. We wanted to get the most out of our day and visited five temples getting as much information on each as we wanted from our guide. Our driver provided cool water and ferried us between the sites. There were three in our group so all had time to ask questions. A fabulous day out . Thanks to Reda we have lovely memorable pictures of the trip.
Private Guide: 1-Day Tour to Angkor Wat Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 08/13/2016

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