"Siem Reap - Nearest Town to Angkor" Top 5 Page for this destination Phumi Siem Reab by victorwkf
Phumi Siem Reab Travel Guide: 470 reviews and 1,014 photos
Siem Reap is the city nearest to the famous Angkor monuments and other attractions around this area. Despite being a city, Siem Reap itself is very laid back and relaxing, without the modern skyscrapers which makes you feel more like in a town.
Siem Reap itself has some attractions and good eating places for you to spend your time in-between visiting the nearby attractions.
Let me share with you some information and photographs of Siem Reap, which hopefully will be useful to you.
In order not to have overlaps of information and photographs of my trip to the Angkor monuments & surroundings in Cambodia (other than common information such as transportation and accomodation), I will be placing them into the various VT pages as follows:
VT Phumi Siem Reab Page:
- Siem Reap city
- Tonle Sap lake (aerial photos)
VT Angkor Wat Page:
- Angkor Wat temple
(Did not visit Bahkeng Hill)
VT Angkor Thum Page:
- Angkor Thom (Bayon, Baphuon, Phimeanakas, Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King, Tep Pranam, Victory & South Gates)
- Ta Prohm
- Ta Keo
- Sras Srang
- Pre Rup
- East Mebon
- Ta Som
- Neak Pean
- Preah Khan
- West Baray
(Did not visit Preah Pithu Group, Banteay Kdei, Prasat Kravan, Ta Nei and Banteay Prei)
VT Banteay Srei page:
- Banteay Srei
- Banteay Samre
(Did not visit other further away monuments such as Kbal Spean, Prasat To & the Roluos Group consisting of Bahkong, Preah Ko & Lolei. Also did not visit the Kulen Mountains)
- Pros:Nice and relaxing town atmosphere, good hotels and food
- Cons:Touristy since it is near to Angkor monuments
- In a nutshell:Good place to relax and explore surrounding historical sites
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