Located in Northwestern Cambodia, Siem Reap is the gateway to the famous Angkor temples, the ancient world of the Khmer kingdom. This premier travel destination allures tourists from all over the globe, mostly in search of the dazzling temples, which has been the driving force behind the city’s recent growth.
The primary attraction for travelers to Siem Reap is the Angkor Wat and other temples in the complex, which consists of hundreds of structures from the 9th to the 14th century telling the story of rise and fall of the legendary Khmer empire. There are so much to learn from this legendary land, such Bayon and Ta Prohm – the two must-see temples, or the petite in pink Banteay Srei, or the sacred hills of Phnom Kulen – the birthplace of the Khmer Empire that endured for more than 600 years covering modern-day Cambodia, Laos, as well as extensive chunks of Thailand and Vietnam.
Beyond Angkor temples, Siem Reap has its own allure, with a large concentration of enticing dining options, stylish shops and a laid-back river town ambiance. The city has built up a substantial infrastructure, and locals have brought their own cultural artifacts, offering Khmer cooking classes and entertainment options to attend to the needs of visitors from all over the world.
Around Siem Reap there are rice fields dotted with wonderfully picturesque villages, awaits to be explored. The Angkor Silk Farm showcase the skills of local weaver, help visitor understand the process from the mulberry bushes cultivation to the production of silk fabrics and accessories.
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