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5 most popular Cambodian tourist destinations

1. The Angkor Wat temple

Angkor Wat is one of the destinations that Cambodian tourists are self-sufficient and follow the most visited tour in the world. In particular, during the holidays this place attracts thousands of visitors to visit. Because the architectural ruins here are not only beautiful but also hidden something very subtle.

Angkor temple complex includes more than 1,000 temples and sanctuaries within 200 square kilometers. In it, Angkor Wat temple is the most popular Cambodian tourist destination. Besides, there are a number of other temples that are worth visiting, such as Ta Prohm with the ruined ruins of trees, the temples built between the 8th and 13th centuries that have been restored.

2. Koh Rong Island

Want to find a Cambodian tourist destination to relax? You dream about endless beaches with white sand, clear water, and magnificent tourist resorts but still keep the pure nature? So, Koh Rong is the most suitable island for you!

The island is about 25 km from Sihanoukville. So far, the Cambodian landscape on this island still keeps its peaceful beauty, shallow beaches with blue water in the bottom, the wooden piers reach the sea full of romance. In particular, coming here you will not be disturbed by the noise of engine cars, motorbikes or tuk-tuk but only a few hotels and resorts to serve tourists.

3. Phnom Penh

Located at the junction of Tonle Sap River and Mekong River, Phnom Penh is the vibrant capital of Cambodia with about 1.5 million inhabitants. It is interesting to sit on the cycle and explore Phnom Penh city center, visit the beautiful Wat Phnom temple, Cambodia Royal Palace and the fair.

In Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Killing Fields you can experience and learn about Cambodia’s dark history. In addition, along the streets of 240 interesting shops located close together easily satisfy the shopping pleasure of all visitors. Therefore, Phnom Penh is one of the 10 most popular Cambodian tourist destinations.

4. Banteay Chhmar Temple

Banteay Chhmar temples are located in the northwest of Cambodia, 165 km from Angkor, near the Thai border. The Banteay Temple of Chhmar is the same size and splendor as Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, so it is also one of the attractions that tourists traveling to Cambodia cannot miss. However, in this area visitors will not be able to find a hotel. However, you can apply to stay overnight in a family in Banteay Chhmar, this is probably a unique experience that you should try.

5. Beng Mealea / Banteay Srei

You will have a great day trip from Siem Reap by car, or motorbike when visiting Beng Mealea and Banteay Srei. Beng Mealea temples are located in a forest, trees are growing from the middle of ruins in cool light. Banteay Srei is a complex fairytale temple from the 10th century and is one of the most popular Cambodian tourist destinations. Unlike other temples, Banteay Srei temple is built of pink marble and gently sculpted.