The city of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Siem Reap in Cambodia. City where the Temples of Angkor. Points of interest transpote (plane and bus), police and security. Tuk - tuk from Siem Reap to the Angkor Temples

Siem Reap - Cambodia

Siem Reap: Cambodia


To the Northwest of Cambodia we have the city of Siem Reap (Siem Reap in English). This small town is without a doubt, the most important of Cambodia since on its outskirts are The temples of Angkor.

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Highway road to Siem Reap (Cambodia)

Transport in Siem Reap


The city itself is quite small and can walk without problems. The only forms of access to Siem Riep is by bus (Siem Reap bus station is about 3 kilometers to the East of the city) and also by plane (to the Northwest of the city).

Siem Reap - Cambodia
Siem Reap - Cambodia

Sights of Siem Reap


Siem Riep does not offer much more to travelers than the visit to the temples of Angkor (recommended to explore them using a Tuk-tuk to navigate among temples), an old market and a lively bars and cafes, where young people and backpackers (often is difficult to distinguish one group of another) tend to gather at nightfall.

Restaurant Siem Reap - Cambodia
Restaurant Siem Reap - Cambodia

Police and security in Siem Reap


Although the city of Siem Reap is very safe, it should not make any kind of concessions to small thieves who prowl the different streets. The police, though scarce, is present at the busiest areas of the city, and as in Vietnam, the bike is the favorite transportation.

Police in Siem Reap - Cambodia
Police in Siem Reap - Cambodia

Tut - tuk in Siem Reap


Siem Reap 's climate is very similar to Vietnamese climate: hot, humid and rainy, much water. It's best to use a Tuk - tuk to move from the city of Siem Reap to the Angkor Temples. Once in the temples, walk inside and use the services of Tuk - tuk to move around the various temples that make up Angkor complex.

Tuk - tuk in the rain in Siem Reap - Cambodia
Tuk - tuk in the rain in Siem Reap - Cambodia

If rain makes its appearance, there is no reason to worry. The Tuk -tuk have a sort of plastic canopy to protect us.

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