Siem Reap has French colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter and around the Old Market. In the city, there are museums, traditional Apsara dance performances, a Cambodian cultural village, souvenir and handicraft shops, silk farms, rice paddies in the countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near Tonlé Sap, and a cosmopolitan drinking and dining scene. Cambodia’s Siem Reap city, home to the famous Angkor temples, was crowned the ASEAN City of Culture Siem Reap today—being a popular tourist destination—have many hotels, resorts, and restaurants. This owes much to its proximity to the Angkor Wat temples, Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction. We can customize and arrange your visit to Siem Reap’s marvels – both ancient and new, through our unique Guest Experience Curators who will individually pattern your adventures to your own liking.
ANGKOR NATIONAL MUSEUM is situated No.968, Vithei Charles de Gaulle, Khrum 6, Phoum Salakanseng, Khom Svaydangum, Siem Reap District, Siem Reap Province. The insight on the King’s particular religious interest and artistic programmed reflected on his religious buildings, in addition to achievements in building secular monuments such as hospitals, resthouses, roads, and bridges. This particularly important King in the history of the Khmer Empire, as the first King officially instating Buddhism as the state religion, associated his own visual image with Buddhist iconography of Buddha and Boddhisatva Lokesvara. To be the one and only world culture and history of the ancient civilization legend class museum in Siem Reap that enhances the cultural heritage of the golden era of the Khmer Kingdom through an amassed collection of invaluable artifacts and through an important inspirational state of the art multimedia technology exhibitions for a full pictorial legendary story for easy comprehension. http://www.angkornationalmuseum.com/
Angkor Golf Resort is an 18-hole golf course located in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. A resort town in northwestern Cambodia is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor. The Angkor Golf Resort was designed by British Golfer and former world number 1, Sir Nick Faldo. Built on former rice paddies, Faldo created subtle undulations, water hazard and aggressive bunkering to create challenge but fair test for all levels of golfer. The par 72, 7279 yard championship course has seashore paspallum grass throughout the course allowing for an exceptional playing surface and enjoyable round. Practice facilities include a 300 yards driving range, with target greens and practice putting green and chipping area. https://www.angkor-golf.com/
If you need a break from the actual temples to have a bit of fun then do it guilt free. The course is set in a large, well maintained garden with a bar and seating area, we also open for playing at night until 11pm. So come and spend a few hours and relax at Angkor Wat Putt is a new attraction which opened in mid-2012, and located in South of Wat Prin Village, Sangkat Chreav, Siem Reap City, Siem Reap province and far about ~5km away from Neak Peak Circle. Its aim is to provide a fantastic, fun and different to do of your tour so that you can continue with your Cambodian experience in Siem Reap, 14 holes Miniature Golf Course in Siem Reap. The ball must be hit under and around 9 temples accurate replicas of the world famous Temples such as Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Bayon, Banteay Srei, Preah Vihear and the Terrace of the Elephants. There is a perfect for the family, young and old.
Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre (BBC) is an interactive butterfly exhibit located 25 km north of Siem Reap, on the road to the Landmine Museum and Bantey Srey temple. The exhibit consists of a netted tropical garden with thousands of free-flying butterflies, large variety of lepidopterans, preferably local varieties, in a large netted garden environment in Cambodia. The enclosure is South East Asia’s largest outdoor butterfly exhibit and provides residents and tourists with an interactive and visual environment to learn about butterflies and support local communities. https://www.angkorbutterfly.com/
Cambodia Quad Bike Adventure is located in Siem Reap, not far from the Old Market. We offer unforgettable quad biking experience brings to the authentic and unique beauty in Cambodian countryside. Come and explore off road tracks, rice fields, freshness and greenery of remote and undisturbed countryside and forgotten temples and life in local communities with team of professional guides and mechanics. Cambodia Quad Bike caters for individuals, families, small groups and corporate events. All our bikes are fully automatic making them easy to ride and use. http://www.cambodiaquadbike.com/
More than just a circus, Phare shows are unlike any in the world: dance, theater, original live music and breathtaking circus arts are used to tell uniquely Cambodian stories from recent history, folklore and modern society. Be mesmerized by the captivating choreography and hypnotic color of a Phare performance in Siem Reap. Commend the determination of the young circus artists, many of who are from challenging social and economic backgrounds, as they hypnotize the audience with their energy and emotion. Phare artists are graduates of Phare Ponleu Selpak, an NGO school and professional arts training center in Battambang, Cambodia. https://pharecircus.org/
The Floating Village and Port are located less than 15km from Siem Reap. It is the perfect place to visit on the Tonle Sap Lake for those that don’t have the time to explore Konpong Khleang or Kompong Phluk. Tour the floating village with floating houses, markets, villages & schools – then chill out on the Queen Tara with fresh fruit and a cold drink. Once on the water we will stop at the Crocodile & Fish Farm to learn about some of the trade’s people on the lake work in. If catfish, crocodiles and large snakes don’t interest you, there is a souvenir shop and a viewing deck on board for you to purchase some presents for loved ones or take a few photos. http://www.taraboat.com/"
A once in lifetime opportunity to experience a world-class zipline inside the UNESCO World Heritage designated Angkor Archaeological Park. Spend 2 to 2.5 hours in the ancient jungles of Cambodia on a safe, educational adrenaline rush for the whole family. The entire adventure, from start to finish, is approximately 5-6 hrs depending on group size. The only zipline inside Angkor Park is a safe, world-class adventure that is thrilling, while keeping an emphasis on safety & fun, with education about the jungle environment thru which you will soar. https://angkorzipline.com/
Fall in love with Cambodia with a bike tour in Siem Reap. Discover the wonders of the ancient Kingdom of Angkor by cycling hidden paths through the Angkor Archaeological Park to marvel at jungle-swallowed temples of Angkor Wat, or experience the warm spirit of the Khmer people on a cycling tour through countryside villages and paddling a kayak through the floating villages of Tonle Sap. www.grasshopperadventures.com
LANDMINE MUSEUM is situated in P.O. Box 93084, Siem Reap Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. The Landmine Museum offers tourists and Cambodians the chance to see (safe) landmines up close, understand how they work, and what they can do to help rid Cambodia and the world of their continuing threat. It is approximately 25 km north of Siem Reap (30 minutes by tuk tuk), 7 km south of the Banteay Srey Temple complex in Angkor National Park. Some two dozen at-risk Khmer children are educated and live, along with staff, at the Relief Center on the museum property. https://www.cambodialandminemuseum.org/
Experience the beauty and tradition of a Buddhist monk blessing ceremony during this popular tour in Siem Reap. Your friendly guide will share how these blessings cleans karma, create happiness and breed good luck as you watch monks chant, sing and pour water in celebration. Monk Blessing Ceremony in Siem Reap Gain a deeper understanding of local culture and traditions. Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city Get inside tips from a local. https://www.viator.com/
Guests who interested to learn about Khmer cuisine can enroll in our half or full-day cooking class. Gain hands on experience in the art of Cambodian cuisine lesson with a local chef. Start the morning by exploring a local market where you will experience the hustle and bustle and absorb the flavor of a typical Cambodian market. You will have time to walk around, take pictures and observe vendors selling their wares. You will learn about local fruits, vegetables and herbs and procure the freshest ingredients you need for the day's lesson. After visiting the market, we will head back to the kitchen and start cooking our meals. The chef will choose a 3-course meal with an appetizer, main course, and dessert for you to cook. After preparing the ingredients and cooking them to create your very first Cambodian dish, then you will sit down in our secluded garden to enjoy your meal. When you have finished eating, you will be presented with a box of spices, a certificate, and a Cambodian recipe written in English. https://www.nitabyvoresort.com/
The APOPO Cambodia mine action programs began in 2015 and now the APOPO Visitor Center gives travelers to Siem reap the chance to see the work that they are close and personal. APOPO is a Belgium non-profit that for years has been training rates to detect landmines and tuberculosis not only in Cambodia but around the world. These not ordinary rates, however - they are heroes. The HeroRATS at the APOPO Visitor Center are Cricetomys Ansorgie, or African giant pouched rats. They play an incredibly important role in aiding in the remocal of landmines in Cambodia. Over 60 countries are contaminated with hidden landmines and other explosive remnants of war that cause tragic accidents and hamper communities from developing their productive land. Meanwhile, slow and inaccurate detection methods make tuberculosis the world’s most deadly infectious disease. 10 million new people contract TB every year, 3 million go undiagnosed, and 1.8 million die from the disease. APOPO's scent detection animals, nicknamed 'HeroRATs' and 'HeroDOGs', help to rid the world of landmines and tuberculosis – returning safe land back to communities for development, and freeing people from serious illness so they can get back on their feet.
PREAH NORODOM SIHANOUK-ANGKOR MUSEUM is situated in Phum Boeung Don Pa, Khum Sla Kram, Sruk Siem Reap, Khet Siem Reap. The panels developed by the Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum center’s around the theme of the historical context and discovery of the “274 Buddhist statues from Banteay Kdei in Angkor”. They follow the common themes developed by UNESCO and experts on “Natural World” and “Trade and Exchange”. By analyzing diverse gestures visible on the stories of Buddha and associated divinities, in addition to the history of discovery of the decapitated Buddhist statues at Banteay Kdei. www.apsaraauthority.gov.kh.com/
Artisans Angkor has developed from the ambitious belief that it is possible to revive ancient Cambodian Arts & Crafts while improving the lives of thousands of people living in rural areas. Not only are we committed to the preservation of Cambodia's cultural legacy, but we also want to empower individuals by helping them secure their future by the means of education and welfare. http://www.artisansdangkor.com/
Smile of Angkor is journey from foundation to prosperity of Angkor and the worldwide famous Angkor Vat, through folk tales to ancient customs, from past to present. The performance contains traditional Cambodian dances such as Apsara Dance, Peacock Dance, Shiva Dance, Bokator (traditional Khmer martial art). Smile of Angkor is an evocation of life in the majestic city of Angkor at the time of Suryavarman II. The show is 70 minutes long and is divided into six chapters: “Dialogue with God”, “Glorious Kingdom”, “Resurrection of the Gods”, “Churning the Sea of Milk”, “Prayer for Life and “Smile of Angkor”. SHOW TIME: 7:30pm to 8:45pm (75 minutes, every evening) If the regular show at 19:30 is full, we will add another show. Then the show time is set at 18:00-19:15. http://www.smileofangkor.info/
While just a few years back concerns were rife at the speed with which the city’s galleries were shutting their doors, these days our tiny little temple town is thankfully once again home to a wealth of visit-worthy collections of art. Indeed, some of the best collectables in the region – and some of the most innovative community art initiatives – are being incubated by the new crop of amazing galleries. Theam’s House is located at No.25, Veal Village, Kokchak Commune. The gallery is owned by the Cambodian artist and designer Mr. Lim Muy Theam. He has spent many years reviving the ancient Khmer handicrafts and then runs his own studio of lacquer creations and artwork… Set in a quiet area, in the small lovely traditional wooden house with a lush tropical garden, the gallery has a unique space. Visitors can enter the rooms displaying Khmer sculpture, textiles, bronze, and silver work. Later, you can visit the workplace where the artist creates great products. In his painting and teaching, visual artist Theam Lim embodies forgiveness, reconciliation, integration, and community in his much-admired effort to restore Cambodian culture in both traditional and innovative ways.
WAR MUSEUM CAMBODIA is situated in Kacam Village of Siem Reap Province. The War Museum Cambodia covers the last three decades of the 20th century when the Khmer Rouge was active in Cambodia. There is a vast array of vehicles, artillery, weaponry, landmines, and equipment on display. The museum is making use of guides who are war veterans who fought for the Cambodian army, the Khmer Rouge, or the Vietnamese army. http://www.warmuseumcambodia.com/