"Battambang, relaxed provincial town" Battambang by chrisvandenbroucke
Battambang Travel Guide: 236 reviews and 699 photos
Battambang is a relaxed provincial place where travelers only stop because the distance between Phnom Peng and Siem Reap is too long to do it in one day (by road I mean).
I deliberately chose to stay there 2 nights because I was not in a hurry and wanted to relax among the local people.
There's a Wat in Battambang that should be a little bit older than Angkor Wat.
Gradually building up your Cambodia trip, it's a good start going there first.
It isn't renovated but has a nice, old charm
When looking for a dinner place, I came by a place that was recommended in the Lonely Planet.
I don't remember teh name but it's situated on the corner near the Museum.
I thought it was too expensive for me but when I had a glimpse, I saw a woman singing on stage.
I was the only spectator and watched a few minutes.
She deserved an applause only for her courage
- Pros:nice, relaxed
- Cons:not much to see
- In a nutshell:Not a must but not a don't do also
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