Cambodia is a country in the Indochina area comprising Vietnam Laos Cambodia. This country has surpassed vigorous historical and religious eventswhich partly cause its backward. The local life standard is much improved these days, though the vicious past’s evidences still show an ashame past. Above all, more than 2000 years enigmatic heritages left by previous emperor regime make a unique and awe-inspiring Cambodia Holiday.
The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh once called as the Pearl of Indochina, a city with influential Colonial architecture and culture. And the must-to-see city when you are on you Cambodia venture – the old Khmer Kingdom located in the northwest of country.
How to get to Siem Reap?
First of all, you can travel to Siem Reap by direct flights from many countries. For Indochina region, we have Phnom Penh, SihanoukVille, Saigon, Hanoi, DaNang, Luang Prabang, Pakse, Bangkok, etc.
Also, traveling by bus is possible. The visitors can travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by 50min flights or 6.5hrs by local but very good quality bus such as Giant Ibis. There are local buses from Saigon of Vietnam (15hrs with a couple of hours lay out in Phnom Penh) and buses from Bangkok to Siem Reap (8hrs).
With too many temples, you might get confused and even afraid that you might miss a really attractive one. Let’s check out below top ten temples to make sure you’ve seen the best ones to include in your Cambodia Holiday:
- Angkor Wat Temple
This iconic temple is the largest one in the Angkor Complex. Angkor War’s erection began in early 12th century as the temple dedicated to Vishnu God. The 5 lotus stupas appear outstanding on top with the tallest in the center and the other four at corners of the rectangle representing Mount Meru and its Hindu cosmology ideology.