Recommended Sites in Siem Reap, the Temple Complex & Beyond
It was the first oldest market in the town and is very popular among both local and foreign tourists. It is opening from as early as 07:00 AM and will be closed at 17:00PM. However, the arts gallery, restaurant and bar around the market will be closed at 23:00 PM.
It is located next to Old Market. There are plenty of western and other international bars and restaurants and arts galleries. It is opening from as early as 07:00 AM and will be closed at 24:00PM.
It is opening from as early as 08:00 AM and will be closed at 22:00PM. The ticket costs around USD15.00 for one person. It would take at least around 2 hours to complete the tours.
It was the Capital city before Anglor Complex. It is located 13 Km southeast of Siem reap town. There are several temples, including Barkong, Prah Kor, and Lolei. There is one small water reservoir located next to Lolei temple. It was the first pilot project before starting to build both east and west Baray water reservoir. The ticket is included in your regular Angkor Park admission pass. It may takes you haf day for this complex.
BARAY WATER RESERVOIRS:
There are two Baray water reservoirs, east and west, while the east on has been drying off. Both were build in 9th century and completed at 889AD, with the size of 3.8Km by 880 meter. Both Barays have been serving for agriculture purposes. It is a free entry. It may take you 20 mn to reach the site and you may need to spend at least 30 mn to appreciate the site.
SMALL CIRCLE (VONG TOCH):
There are a lots of temples within this small circle. Those temples complex that you should not missed are: Angkorwat Complex, Phum Bakaen (for sun set), Angkor Tom Complex, Phimean Akas, Royal Palace, Elephant Terrace, Taprom Complex (with old big tree climbing on the temple), Banteay Kdei, and Srash Srang, etc. It would take you at least full day to see those temple complexes. The ticket is included in your regular Angkor Park admission pass. It may takes you haf day for this complex.
BIG CIRCLE (VONG THOM):
There are a lot of temples complexes, however, you may need to see some of them such as Prah Khan, Neak Poan, and Preroub, etc. It would take you at least half day to see those temple complexes. The ticket is included in your regular Angkor Park admission pass. It may take you at least half day for this complex.
BANTEAY SREY COMPLEX:
Along the way to Banteay Srey Complex, you may have to see Banteay Samrei temple and also to see villager life styles as it is located along the way. There is a welcome centre next to Banteay Srei temple, where you can appreciate arts gallery and also have a coffee break over there. After visiting Bateay Srey, you should go further to visit Kbal Spean. The ticket is included in your regular Angkor Park admission pass. It may take you at least half day for this complex.
You can take the boat and appreciate the fishermen floating village in the great lake, Boeung Tonle Sap. There are few institutions that can help you to arrange trip to see Prek Toal Biosphere Reserve core area. It would take you whole day for these trip.
Recommended Places in Siem Reap
FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE CLUB (FCC):
It is a very popular western foods and bar and it is opening as early as 08:00AM and will be closed at 24:00PM or later.
It is a very famous mixed local and Western food. It is opening for lunch and diner and it is closed by 23:00PM.
It offers traditional massage and it is opening as early as 08:00AM and will be closed at 23:00PM.
There are a lot of crocodile farms in Siem Reap Town.
Sites within Siem Reap Province
BENG MEALEA COMPLEX:
It is located around 63 Km from Siem Reap Town that would take you around 1 hour and half by car to reach the temple. The comples was built in early 11th century with Angkor Wat style. The entrance fee is $5.00 per person.
KOH KE COMPLEX:
It is located around 150 Km form Siem Reap town and along the way to Meng Mealea. There are a lot of temples in this complex. It would take you full day to visit both Beng Mealea and Koh Ke Complex. It was build in early 10th century. The entrance fee is $10.00 per person.
Banking & Communications
There are a lot of ATM machine located at many places in the town and next to the hotel. In case, that ATM machine does not work then you are recommended to move to other machine nearby through advice from our staffs.
There are many currency exchanges. We recommended you do it in the bank office nearby old market and pub street however you also may get such services at our lobby. The bank opening hours are 08:00AM – 16:00PM. There is also an exchange booth opening for longer hours and on weekends around local markets and they are also reliable.
There are many internet cafes available in Siem Reap.
For all postal needs, the Post Office is approximately 500 meters west of our hotel. Please ask staff at lobby for help.
Our team is here to ensure you have a fantastic stay. Whether you need a booking for a bus, boat ticket onwards hotel booking, tours arranged or have a question please just ask. This is a complimentary service and there are no fees or telephone cost on this.
Some products have been produced by an orphanage center, CICFO, so any buying is contributing to those orphanage children to be able to continue their education and also have a place to stay.
Other Services Near the Hotel
There is one Mini Mart, it is just around 50m North of our place. It is opening as early as 07:00 AM and will be closed at 22:00PM. However, there are few local mini marts just opposite our hotel.
Angkor Market and Lucky supper market are the most convenience places; it is locate along Sivutha Boulevard. It is opening as early as 08:00 AM and will be closed at 22:00PM.