City Guide Siem Reap, Cambodia

Visiting Siem Reap

Meaning ‘Siamese Defeated’, Siem Reap is Cambodia’s most popular destinations with travellers thanks to its proximity to the country’s famed temples of Angkor. With a constant flow of travellers in the town, whether you are going to the temples or not it is a great place to visit.

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Siem Reap City Reviews

  • 100%



    We LOVED Siem Reap, and yes Angkor Wat is there but overall the town is great, thats if you can get over that its really really dirty/dusty in the winter. in the end you and everything will be covered in dirt. for being in a dust bowl the people are great and friendly and not in a, i want your money way, and you can walk less then 5mins to BARSTREET where all the food is along with the night market, all cornershops n atms are everywhere and alot of tourist if you happen to meet up with others

  • 90%


    Beautiful Angkor Wat Historical Park

    I stayed 4 days in Siem Reap and bought the 3 day pass for $40usd. I bicycled everyday from Siem Reap to the Angkor park (if you are in good shape it will still be quite a challenge). The park is absolutely amazing and worth staying for 3 days (I visited every temple). I did the sunrise two days (was too tired from biking for the sunset). Food and drinks in Siem Reap are very cheap, but beware of food poisoning (I got sick from eating at the night market). Cambodia is still a developing nation.

    Insider Tip:Bring a head lamp if you plan to bike for the sunrise. Go for the 3day pass and see all the sites (1 day is not enough time to see the amazing temples). Go for the cheap fish spa and foot massage after a long day of sightseeing. Stay away from the pretty girls offering happy ending massage indoors. Fruit shakes are great around the Pub street. Keep your backpack in front of you while walking around busy areas.

  • 50%


    A must go in your life

    The city is very cheap, colorful and friendly and the Angkor Wat temples are a must seen in your life, AMAZING place!

  • 80%


    Wonderful place!

    Siem Reap is a must see in Asia! The Angkor park is beautiful and intriguing, and it's a place you can spend many days visiting. It's also interesting to go to the Angkor National Museum, if you don't know much of local history. There are other outer temples, which may require separate days for visiting them. I didn't visit the Tonle Sap lake, but it's known to be very beautiful and picturesque!

    Insider Tip:If you're quite fit, rent a bike and go to the temples! And go to Angkor Wat very early in the morning to see the sunrise, and don't miss the sunset!

  • 50%


    Love siem reap

    Great place, lots to do and see. Cheap, locals are great and love the culure. The temples are worth the visit.

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