Must-visit Attractions In Cambodia

Cambodia is a historic land where you can find plenty of religious monuments, temples, pagodas, stunning architecture, UNESCO Heritage sites, archaeological sites, beautiful lakes, and hill stations.

1. Sihanoukville

Address: Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia.

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This is a beautiful capital city of Sihanoukville Province and attracts visitors with its pristine beaches with long white sand stretches and tranquil water and biodiversity. You can enjoy a peaceful holiday with your family over the city’s stunning beaches and charming islands.

2. Angkor Wat

Address: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Angkor Wat is a popular Hindu temple complex and a World famous single religious monument. Due to its amazing architecture, the temple is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Temple was constructed by King Suryavarman II and later this Hindu Temple converted into a Buddhist pilgrim site. Angkor was the capital city of Khmer Empire and you can find the ruins over here.

3. Koh Ker

Address: Cambodia.

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This is a remote archaeological site where you can find the ruins of Koh Ker Hindu Temple. Since 1992, it is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. This 10th-century temple complex was the ancient capital of Khmer Empire and located in the North Cambodian Jungle. The main temple is a 7 tiered pyramid and other attractions are red temple, Rahal Baray, Prasat Pam, etc.

4. Bayon Temple

Address: Angkor Thom Angkor Archeological Park, Krong Siem Reap, 17000, Cambodia.

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This 12th century Temple was built in the period of King Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII that attracts visitors with its stunning carvings and architecture. The most attraction of this temple is you can find 216 gigantic faces carved into the stone towers and amazing galleries.

5. Bokor Hillstation

Address: Cambodia.

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You can trek to this beautiful hill station situated at Bokor Mountain. You can explore this hill station when you visit Preah Monivong National Park. This was an ancient French colonial destination where you can find colonial buildings, churches, royal residence, casinos, etc. Once it was their luxury summer destination.

6. Kratie

Address: Krong Kracheh, Cambodia.

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If you are a shopping lover, you must visit this market. This popular French Colonial market town in Cambodia situated on the banks of the beautiful Mekong River. This is a popular dolphin watching destination and the river is home to 80 dolphins. You can buy fresh vegetables, fishes, etc.

7. Silver Pagoda

Address: Oknha Chhun St. (240), Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Silver Pagoda is an architectural wonder situated on the south side of Royal Palace. This pagoda attracts visitors with many statues of Buddha and popular among them is a life-size gold statue of the Maitreya Buddha and green crystal statue of Buddha. This pagoda is a popular venue for conducting Royal as well as grand events.

8. Tonle Sap

Address: Tonlé Sap, Cambodia.

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This is the largest inland lake in Asia and amazes visitors with its surrounding floating villages. The lake will change its direction, width, etc according to the seasons. This is a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The floating villages consist of schools, houses, police stations, etc and are interesting to watch too.

9. Preah Vihear Temple

Address: ៦២, Cambodia.

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Since 2008, this temple is a designated UNESCO Heritage site and was built in the period of the Khmer Empire. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in the top of Dangrek Mountains and once you reach the top, you can enjoy incredible views of most of the ancient monuments in Cambodia.

10. Banteay Srei

Address: Banteay Srei, Cambodia.

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This temple is popular for its Khmer Art. This 10th-century temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and located near to Phnom Dei hills in the Angkor region. It attracts visitors with its amazing stone carvings.

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