Category Archives: Siem Reap Province

The nearest town to Angkor.

Protection in Cambodia

Many of the roads in Cambodia are not sealed. Even in and around Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, the paved road shoulders are often just dirt. Bring face masks and sunglasses if you are planning to travel by tuk-tuk or … Continue reading

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1-day Angkor

For a day, most either cover the Small Circuit or the Grand Circuit. If you want to cover both circuits in a day, there is only the arrive-snap-go style. If you want to take a little more time to cover … Continue reading

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Sunset in Angkor

The most popular venue for sunset is on Phnom Bakheng. By 5:00 p.m., the crowd normally starts to build up. By sunset, a few hundred people are on and around the mountain temple. A less chaotic venue for enjoying the … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Angkor, or Toyota?

At least 7 out of every 10 vehicles in Siem Reap are Toyota/Lexus vehicles. I know I didn’t use a scientific survey but the fact is very obvious when you are in Siem Reap and the Angkor Archaeological Park. The … Continue reading

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A 2-Hour Bonus in Angkor

Wouldn’t you like to get an extra 2 hours to visit Angkor without additional admission charges? If you are able to purchase the Angkor Archaeological Park pass a day earlier starting at 5:00 p.m., you can immediately use the pass … Continue reading

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Scambodia?

Did you know that only 35% of the admission fee you pay to enter the Angkor Archaeological Park goes to conserve the ruins? That’s US$7 out of every US$20. This is according to a documentary by Eric Campbell, a respected … Continue reading

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1, 3 or 7-Day Pass

US$20 for a 1-day pass This is just sufficient for a touch-and-go tour of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom (Bayon, Baphuon, Phimeanakas, Terrance of the Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King, Tep Pranam, North Kleang, and South Kleang,) and Phnom Bakheng. … Continue reading

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