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Visit Siem Reap See Angkor Wat, One of the World Seven Wonder
Siem Reap is the gateway to the thousand – year- old temple ruins of the Khmer Empire. The city is about six kilometers south of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat. Siem Reap can attract large number of tourists who come to visit Cambodia’s star attraction and the largest religious construction in the world.
Angkor Archaeological Park contains dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srey. The legendary of Angkor Wat considering the artistic and archaeological significance and architecture are put in the same class with the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal. However, the ruins of Angkor are as yet unspoiled by over-development. Though the major temples are viewed by lots of tourists these days, it is still possible get away from the crowds, to explore the area and discover Angkor.
Siem Reap town is a pleasant place to stay during your visit to Angkor. The area has been visited by foreign visitors for over 100 years. The town is full of colonial and Chinese style of architectures in a town center and around the old market. It is a nice compromise between observing local Cambodian life and enjoying facilities of modern services and entertainment. Nowadays, Siem Reap offers a wide range of hotels and dozens of budget guesthouses, restaurants, pubs and shops.
Don’t ever miss to experience traditional Cambodia: ‘Apsara’ dance performances, craft shops and silk farms, road tours through rice-paddy countryside, boat trips on the great Tonle Sap Lake to fishing villages and bird sanctuary, and much more!