Siem Reap At A Glance And Direct Flights From Siem Reap
Siem Reap is a small but fast-growing province of Cambodia, located on the shores of the Tonle Sap Lake. Today it is one of the world's premier travel destinations thanks to the close proximity to Angkor Wat – the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Overview of Siem Reap
Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world and obviously a must-see in Siem Reap. The Khmer temple complex was made of hundreds of structures, from partially renovated temples and pagodas to recently discovered ruins.
Old French Quarter, an old colonial center in Siem Reap, is characterized by the colonial French buildings and architecture, lush tree-lined boulevards, traditional restaurants, galleries and boutiques. The Old Market (Psah Chas), at the south end of the Old French Quarter, is a great shopping place with full of stalls selling various things from food and silks to other local products.
Central Siem Reap is around Sivatha Street – the city’s main north-south road. Shopping and commercial centers, and the famous Pub Street with an array of bars, clubs and restaurants are all in the town center. There are also a variety of mid-range hotels along Sivatha Street.
In the town, there are Apsara dance performances - a traditional Khmer art that conveys a story that are portrayed on the Angkor temples, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, floating villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake.
Flights from Siem Reap
Cambodia Angkor Air – the national flag carrier of Cambodia which is best known for its high safety standards, frequently offers cheap flights from Cambodia. Currently you can find many cheap flights from Siem Reap available on its website and valid until 31 March 2018.
If you intend to visit Vietnam – the Cambodia’s neighboring country, you can book flights from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or Da Nang. Besides, Cambodia Angkor Air also offers direct flights from Siem Reap to other cities in Asia such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singpore, Kuala Lumpur or Vientian.