Trip Planning: Hottest Tourist Attractions of Cambodia

PLACES TO SEE IN PHNOM PENH

  • Choeung Ek Killing Fields of Khmer Rouge (10 miles from Phnom Penh)
  • Wat Phnom (historic hilltop Buddhist temple complex)
  • Phnom Penh Royal Palace
  • National Museum of Cambodia (Khmer art)
  • Silver Pagoda
  • Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument
  • Tuol Tom Poung Market
  • Central Market
  • Wat Ounalom
  • Sisowath Quay
  • Statue of King Father Sihanouk
  • Bophana Center
  • Russian Market (flea market with all kinds of products to bargain for)
  • Phnom Chisor Temple
  • Silk Island
  • Independence Monument (lights up at night)
  • Tuol Sleng genocide museum, in the prison

PLACES TO SEE IN SIEM REAP

  • Angkor Wat (massive ornate temple: visit at sunrise)
  • Banteay Srei (temple, mona lisa, archaeological site: visit at night to get sunset lighting)
  • Being Mealea (overgrown remains of ancient temple)
  • Terrace of Leper King (elephant and temple)
  • Angkor National Museum
  • Siem Reap War Museum
  • Angkor Handicraft Association
  • Angkor Thom
  • Phnom Kulen National Park (beautiful, lots of wildlife, bumpy road, stay 3 hours)
  • West Baray Beach
  • Ta Prohm (early morning)
  • Bayon Temple (temple of many faces)
  • Angkor Archaeological Park
  • Phsar Chas market for jewelry and handicrafts
  • river between the old trees, the former French quarter
  • Phare Cambodian Circus
  • Preah Khan
  • Angkor Night Market
  • river with waterway: Tonle Sap

PLACES TO SEE IN KEP

  • Sothy’s Pepper Farm
  • Kep National Park
  • Kep district
  • Kep Beach
  • Chhak Kep Bay
  • Rabbit Island (Koh Tunsay) day excursion
  • Crab statue
  • Butterfly Farm
  • Teuk Chhou Zoo
  • Samathi Pagoda
  • Bokor National park: French ruins, rainforest (1.5 hour drive)
  • Crab Market in the morning

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