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

  • 70%


    Interesting, But Party City too Hyped Up.

    Exactly as the title says - too hyped up. Crazy young 20s backpackers looking for drinks while trying to get cultured with Angkor Wat.

    Insider Tip:Just pay for the tuk tuk - don't risk getting your passport/bag napped!

  • 90%



    LOVED this place, the staff were fantastic, the facilities outstanding and the overall vibe was so chilled and great fun. We loved pub street such a cool place to go out and the temples at sunrise are a MUST.

    Insider Tip:ask the bar man for an "eraser" - enough said.

  • 50%


    Buena Onda

    The city has a great atmosphere and we found the locals both in the centr and outside to be very friendly and patient with our lack of Khmer. Angkor park is worth the entrance fee but for us one day was enough as we didn't want to see all the temples (if you see a few, you've kind of seen them all)

    Insider Tip:If you get a bus, particularly to Laos, prepare to be delayed, to swap vehicles five times or so and be extorted horrendously at the border. We tried to take precautions against this but it turned out to be somewhat inevitable.

  • 40%


    small town like city. main roads are in good conditions only. dust and dirt prevalent. Angkor Wat is the one and only attraction.

    Insider Tip:Carry umbrella, Cap and water alwayz.

  • 80%


    You have to visit Siem Reap

    Siem reap has got a nice city center. Cool (night)market and nice pubstreet. 15 minutes to the Angkor Wat!

    Insider Tip:Angkor Wat

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