Considered the largest city in Cambodia, the resort town of Siem Reap is home to a plethora of alluring attractions that should not go unexplored. Here is a simple itinerary of what you can discover during a trip to this charming city.
Nestled 6 km away from Siem Reap, Angkor Wat is a crowning jewel of Cambodia. This iconic temple also provides a getaway to the ancient ruins of Angkor. Reconstructed multiple times by various kings of the Khmer Empire, this spectacular temple continues to add to the splendour of the Angkor Archaeological Park.
Frequented by a plethora of tourists to Siem Reap, pub street is a vibrant street located in downtown Siem Reap. Here you will come across a variety of restaurants, pubs, entertainment clubs, massage parlours and many more that will keep you enticed throughout the night. Interestingly, the street also becomes vehicle free at night making it one of the liveliest places in Siem Reap to enjoy a night out with good food and music.
Phare, the Cambodian circus
Situated just outside of Siem Reap, Phare is an exotic circus company that delivers performances mixing modern art with theatre and music from various parts of the world. If you are a keen traveller thirsty for some insights into local Cambodian folklore and arts, this is the place to be. Step outside of your ultra-modern room at FCC Angkor, one of the most stylish Angkor Wat hotels and you can easily hitch a ride or drive yourself to indulge in this exotic circus experience.
Ziplining in the Angkor Archaeological park is easily one of the best things to be tried by any intrepid traveller to the city. With ten zip lines hanging above the lush greenery of the jungle surrounding Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom temples, here is your chance to explore the vegetation and the panoramic vistas of the area under expert guidance.