Top 10 things to Do in Siem Reap

Most tourists travel Siem Reap to contemplate Angkor Wat – one of the most alluring destinations in the Southeast Asian region. But there are many other interesting things for you to experience in Siem Reap – Cambodia.

Contemplating the magnificent Angkor Wat Complex

The first and dispensable thing in adventure exploring Siem Reap is visiting Angkor Wat – the most attractive destination in Cambodia. This is the most important historical monument, considered a topmost of the Khmer architecture and demonstrating the talent of the local Khmer antiquity.Angkor Wat

Visiting the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

This is a significant place for storage and conservation of birds threatened with extinction in the Southeast Asian region. Located in the Tonle Sap lake’s wetlands (the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia), visitors will have a sightseeing birds tour by boat, watch the rare birds in cages.Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

Walking by the sky balloon to view Angkor Wat

Come and try seeing the ancient temples by the novel way, not crammed with crowds. That’s flying by sky balloon, enjoy the scenery around Angkor Wat from a height of 183 m. The lowest price of once flight is 35 dollars and will increase if the travelers want to fly in the sky longer. This is the reasonable price for this spectacular scenery.Discovering Angkor Wat by Air Balloon

Visiting the Cambodian Landmine Museum

The Landmine Museum is run by NGO, this organization works with the aim of eliminating landmines and helping the Cambodian affected by trauma mine in the war. The museum features the display area of weapons, mine warfare. Guests will see the mortars, booby traps were recovered from different places in the country. The museum can ensure safety while complying with the rules of the international treaty Ottawa and Assembly. Cambodia Landmine Museum is one of the famous museums in Cambodia where visitors should not be ignored. When visiting the museum, visitors will learn more about the suffering and loss of Cambodians endured during the local Khmer Rouge atrocities.Cambodian Landmine Museum

Try carrying a gun at a military firing ground

If a fan of action movies, this is one of the fascinating things you should do in Siem Reap. Tourists will have the opportunity to test-fire automatic weapons at a military firing ground, located in the 67 street towards Banteay Srei temple.Military Firing Ground Siem Reap

Relaxing in the Aqua Pool

From March to May is the hottest time in Siem Reap, therefore, nothing is wonderful to escape from the heat than soaking up in Aqua Pool. This is the complex with restaurant and pool opened by an Australian employer.Aqua Pool Siem Reap

Sightseeing the National Museum Angkor

Angkor National Museum in Siem Reap contains thousands of artifacts recovered from the temples of Angkor. The ticket price is 12 USD and takes about 1-hour travelers to visit the whole museum. Seeing this museum before discovering Angkor Wat will help tourists have insight about local Khmer civilization and are better at the understanding of the archaic temple.National Museum Angkor

Listening cello concert at Children’s Hospital

The Swiss Dr. Beat Richner has come to help the children of Cambodia since 1992. At around 19:00 p.m every evening on Saturday, there will be a free cello concert in children’s hospital Jayavarman VII for those who want to learn and support to contribute to help the local children have a better life.Children Hospital Siem Reap

Exploring the floating village of Kampong Phluk

Located far away 13 km from Siem Reap, Kampong Phluk is a floating village with stilt houses built around the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia. Guests can travel by boat or bus to get to Kampong Phluk floating village. This is the ideal destination for you to experience the daily life of the Cambodian, is not affected by the development of tourism.Kampong Phluk Siem Reap

Visiting Wat Thmei Temple

Wat Thmei is only far away about 540 with Angkor Wat to the west, temple exposes war crimes of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. In the center of the temple is a glass case with piles of bones of victims in bloody Pol Pot’s massacre of 1970. In addition, the monks here also foster and educate the orphans.Wat Thmei Temple

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