Most attractive places to visit in Cambodia

Feb 20, 2023

Cambodia has never ceased to be mysterious and has never ceased to attract tourists. This country has many famous scenic spots along with historical monuments bearing the imprint of time. Let’s explore with Trek Asia Travel some of the most attractive places to visit in Cambodia!

1. Angkor Wat Temples

One of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most alluring locations in Cambodia is Angkor Wat. This could be considered the Khmer people’s greatest gift to future generations. You can experience the magic of the human mind by visiting Angkor Wat. You can see the elegance and distinctive sculptural style of the ancient Khmers in the architectural works. Boulders have been stacked on top of one another to create the towers, temples, reliefs, and vast passages, even on the dome’s roof. Very colorful and delicate decorative stone motifs depicting characters from the Ramayana and Mahabharata epics, including statues of Buddha, dancers, warriors, and lotus flowers.

2. Koh Rong Island

One of Cambodia’s top tourist spots, Kor Rong is regarded as a paradise island. Travelers seeking peace and quiet after long, stressful days at work should visit this location. Although this island’s tourism service sector is currently expanding, when you visit you will still experience the wildness and romance of nature. You won’t regret visiting this location because of the pristine beauty of the fine white sand, clear, warm sea water, and comfortable tropical environment.

Scuba diving, fishing, and nighttime plankton viewing are just a few of the exciting activities available in Kor Rong. To see the sunset, you can also try making the walk to Lazy Beach and Sunset Beach, two other beaches on the opposite side of the island.

3. Phnom Penh

The capital of Cambodia and its largest and densestly populated city is Phnom Penh. Not only considered the political, economic and cultural center, Phnom Penh is also the most famous tourist city of Cambodia. The city has been given lovely names like “Pearl of Asia” or “Paris of the East” by tourists from Phnom Penh.

When you visit Phnom Penh, you’ll be struck by how well the city’s architecture and residents’ way of life combine the traditional and the contemporary. The people of Cambodia will greet you with open arms when you arrive. The fact that so many people in Phnom Penh speak Vietnamese is another amazing fact. Visit Wat Phnom, the Royal Palace of Cambodia, the Toul Saleng Genocide Museum, and the National Museum of Cambodia if you’re in Phnom Penh.

4. Siem Reap

The capital of Cambodia, Siem Reap, is situated in the country’s northwest. Due to its location at the entrance to the Angkor region, Siem Reap draws travelers for a variety of reasons. Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom are two attractions that are a must-see when visiting Siem Reap. Due to the abundance of Cambodian temples and cultural reserves, Siem Reap is known as the “country of monuments” for tourism.

Visitors to Siem Reap can taste the distinctive food infused with the cultural traits of the Khmer people in addition to the well-known world marvels, traditional festivals, and art forms. Road, river, and aviation travel are all easily accessible in Siem Reap. Everyone is free to select the form of transportation that works best for them. These factors have encouraged the growth of Siem Reap’s tourism industry.

 5. Sihanoukville

A well-liked tourist resort in southern Cambodia, close to Thailand and Phu Quoc Island, Sihanoukville is situated halfway between Kampot and Phnom Penh. The distance between the beach and Ha Tien’s Xa Xia border gate is roughly 150 kilometers. With a nearly 20-kilometer coastline, crystal-clear sea, and white sand, Sihanoukville is regarded as having the most beautiful beach in all of Cambodia. A significant tourist destination in the area is Sihanoukville.

Sihanoukville is developing into a desirable tourist destination in Cambodia thanks to its network of ecological parks and charming white sand beaches. Because the beaches in this area are all arc-shaped, the water is gentle and calm, the sand is fine, and there are no shell fragments or other debris on the shore. Many people find it enjoyable to sit on the fine sand and watch the sunset as the sun slowly sinks into the vast ocean, especially in Sihanoukville where the shore faces to the west. Sihanoukville’s beaches are the best and almost only ones in all of Cambodia.

6. Golden Temple – Silver Pagoda

Temple of Gold One of the most well-known temples in Cambodia is the Silver Pagoda. It is also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, or Wat Preah Keo Morakat in Cambodian. Each of the 5329 pieces of silver that make up the temple’s foundation is entirely handcrafted and weighs 1,125 kg. This temple is valuable not only for its architectural merits but also for its artistic merits. A highly unique feature of this temple is that there is no abbot.

This temple is a place to preserve the cultural beauty of Cambodia. There are a number of treasures offered by the king and guests made from gold, copper, and silver.

Above are the attractions worth visiting of Cambodia. For a convenient and perfect trip, immediately contact the hotline +84 918 291 287 or contact directly on the website to book a tour.

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