Siem Reap

 

Siem Reap is the capital of Siem Reap province, which is over 300km to the north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This city attracts a lot of tourists thanks to the Angkor Temples located about 7km from the city center. The city spreads about 3km from the north to the south, along the Siem Reap River and 4-5km from the east to the west, along with the National Road No.6
Siem Reap means "Siam Defeated" and refers to the 16th-century victory that solidified the Khmer kingdom.

Angkor Temples

The famous archaeological site of Angkor is located 7 km from Siem Reap downtown. This monumental complex comprises more than a hundred temples, palaces and pagodas built between the ninth and fourteenth century during the reign of King Suryavarman II.

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Attractions and activities to discover Angkor Temples:

Siem Reap & Surroundings

Siem Reap is the capital of a province bearing the same name in northwest Cambodia. Located 300 km north of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap becomes a gateway to the Angkor region. Siem Reap is alluring huge crowd for its Angkor Temples (Buddhist Pagodas or Wats) around 7 km away from downtown. Siem Reap means the “Defeat of Siam” and refers to the centuries-old conflict between the Siam (now Thailand) and Khmer people.

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