in Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 13.362 and 103.861 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 13° 21' 42" and E 103° 51' 38"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Riels - KHR
- Spoken languages:
- Central Khmer, French, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:33 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Phnom_Penh
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:06 am and 6:15 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -13.358 and -76.140 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Villa Sol
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Discover Siem Reap
Siem Reap in Siem Reap with it's 139,458 citizens is a place in Cambodia about 143 mi (or 231 km) north-west of Phnom Penh, the country's capital city.
Current time in Siem Reap is now 04:33 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Phnom Penh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports near Siem Reap, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cambodia is Angkor International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 7 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cambodia is Angkor in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Angkor Thum, Bakong, Soutr Nikom, Angkor Chum and Varin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Sokha Angkor Resort
BELMOND LA RESIDENCE D ANGKOR
Borei Angkor Resort & Spa
The Privilege Floor by BOREI ANGKOR
The Privilege Boutique
Shinta Mani Angkor
Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor
Angkor Century Resort & Spa
Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa
Angkor Holiday Hotel
Videos from this area
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The Mad Monkey Backpackers Hostel in Siem Reap Cambodia
The Mad Monkey is a socially responsible hostel company operating three hostels in the Kingdom of Cambodia, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh and Kampot. For more information or to book visit ...
A Food Tour in Siem Reap Cambodia
While we were in Siem Reap in Cambodia we went on a food tour. It consisted of a walk around a the central market then back to our guest house for crickets and cockroaches. It was an experience....
[FULL HD] Now That's a REAL Market: Old Market in Siem Reap in Cambodia
http://yesnomads.com/ Kristin shows you what you can discover & buy inside the old market in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap Old Market and tuk tuk ride
The old market in Siem Reap Cambodia with the tuk tuk ride on the way. Old market starts at 4:23 if you don't care about the tuk tuk ride.
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Samatoa, an eco textile company, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Samatoa is a social enterprise of textile (manufacturer of clothing in silk and other natural fibers) founded in Cambodia in 2003 on the three pillars of sustainable development : economic...
Angkor TK Travel & Tours, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Dating back to 1990, a group of partners started their business with a restaurant in Phnom Penh which served a high end international buffet. Unbelievably, in a small, unknown country, the...
Video Tour of the Golden Temple Hotel in Siem Reap Cambodia
I did a walk around video of the Golden Temple Hotel when we stayed there during our trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia. It was a beautiful hotel, great and friendly staff, convenient location and...
Crocodile farm, Siem Reap
Lame crocs... 3$ for 3 draughts of Angkor beer is a far better investment IMHO Shot with GoPro HD2 More Videos from Siem Reap: ...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Angkor (Khmer: អង្គរ, "Holy City") is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 15th centuries. The word Angkor is derived from the Sanskrit nagara (नगर), meaning "city".
Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by a king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaivism tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu.
The Khmer Empire, now known as Cambodia, was perhaps the most powerful empire in Southeast Asia. The empire, which grew out of the former kingdom of Chenla, at times ruled over and/or vassalized parts of modern-day Laos, Thailand, and southern Vietnam. During the formation of the empire, the Khmer had close cultural, political and trade relations with Java, and later with the Srivijaya empire that lay beyond Khmer's southern border.
Angkor Thom, located in present day Cambodia, was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by king Jayavarman VII. It covers an area of 9 km², within which are located several monuments from earlier eras as well as those established by Jayavarman and his successors. At the centre of the city is Jayavarman's state temple, the Bayon, with the other major sites clustered around the Victory Square immediately to the north.
Terrace of the Elephants
The Terrace of the Elephants is part of the walled city of Angkor Thom, a ruined temple complex in Cambodia. The terrace was used by Angkor's king Jayavarman VII as a platform from which to view his victorious returning army. It was attached to the palace of Phimeanakas, of which only a few ruins remain. Most of the original structure was made of organic material and has long since disappeared. Most of what remains are the foundation platforms of the complex.
Chau Say Tevoda
Chau Say Tevodais a temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It is located just east of Angkor Thom, directly south of Thommanon across the Victory Way (it pre-dates the former and post-dates the latter). Built in the mid-12th century, it is a Hindu temple in the Angkor Wat style. From 2000 to 2009 access was restricted as the temple was under restoration in a project initiated by the People's Republic of China. Chau Say Tevoda reopened in late 2009 and is now fully accessible.
Phnom Krom is a 140 m high hill close to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Spean Thma in Angkor, Cambodia is known as the bridge of stone and it is located west of Ta Keo. It is one of the few Khmer Empire era bridges to have survived to the modern day. It was built on the former path of the Siem Reap River between Angkor Thom and the Eastern Baray and it was probably rebuilt after the Khmer period (around the 15th century), as it includes many reused sandstone blocks. The 14 narrow arches are 1.10 m wide.
Srah Srang is a baray at Angkor, Cambodia, located south of the East Baray and east of Banteay Kdei.
The East Baray is a now-dry baray, or artificial body of water, at Angkor, Cambodia, oriented east-west and located just east of the walled city Angkor Thom. It was built around the year 900 AD during the reign of King Yasovarman. Fed by the Siem Reap River flowing down from the Kulen Hills, it was the second-largest baray in the Angkor region, measuring roughly 7,150 by 1,740 meters and holding close to 50 million cubic meters of water.
Preah Palilay is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It is located in Angkor Thom, 400 m north-west of Phimeanakas.
Siem Reap International Airport
Siem Reap International Airport (Khmer: អាកាសយានដ្ឋានអន្តរជាតិសៀមរាបអង្គរ French: Aéroport International de Siem Reap) is the airport serving Siem Reap, Cambodia, a popular tourist destination owing to nearby Angkor Wat. It is the busiest airport in Cambodia in terms of passenger traffic. The airport was developed by Archetype Group. Its new terminal was inaugurated on August 28, 2006. The Cambodian government has plans to replace the airport with a new one, 60 km from Siem Reap.
Preah Pithu, or Prah Pithu, is a group of five temples at Angkor, Cambodia.
Terrace of the Leper King
The Terrace of the Leper King (or Leper King Terrace) (Khmer: ព្រះលានស្តេចគំលង់, Preah Learn Sdech Kunlung) is located in the northwest corner of the Royal Square of Angkor Thom, Cambodia. It was built in the Bayon style under Jayavarman VII, though its modern name derives from a 15th century sculpture discovered at the site. The statue depicts the Hindu god Yama, the god of death.
The West Baray (Khmer: បារាយណ៍ទឹកថ្លា, Baray Teuk Thla) is a baray, or reservoir, at Angkor, Cambodia, oriented east-west and located just west of the walled city Angkor Thom. Rectangular in shape and measuring approximately 7.8 by 2.1 kilometers, the West Baray is the largest baray at Angkor. Its waters are contained by tall earthen dikes. In the center of the baray is the West Mebon, a Hindu temple built on an artificial island.
The West Mebon is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, located in the center of the West Baray, the largest reservoir of the Angkor area. The temple's date of construction is not known, but evidence suggests the 11th Century during the reign of King Suryavarman I or Udayadityavarman II.
Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia, and is the gateway to Angkor region. Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In the city, there are traditional Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake. Siem Reap today, being a popular tourist destination, has a large number of hotels and restaurants.
Ta Nei is a late 12th Century stone temple located in Angkor, Cambodia. Built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII, it is located near the northwest corner of the East Baray, a large holy reservoir. It was dedicated to the Buddha.
Siem Reap District
Siem Reap District is an administrative district located in Siem Reap Province, in north-west Cambodia. According to the 1998 census of Cambodia, it had a population of 119,528. It surrounds the provincial city of Siem Reap.
Hariharalaya was an ancient city and capital of the Khmer empire located near Siem Reap, Cambodia in an area now called Roluos. Today, all that remains of the city are the ruins of several royal temples: Preah Ko, the Bakong, Lolei.
Ak Yum is an ancient temple in the Angkor region of Cambodia. The first structure on the site was a single-chamber brick sanctuary, probably constructed in the latter part of the 8th Century, scholars believe. Later it was remade into a larger stepped pyramid structure, with a base approximately 100 meters square. The expansion probably took place in the early 9th Century during the reign of King Jayavarman II, who is widely recognized as the founder of the Khmer Empire.
Prasat Suor Prat
Prasat Suor Prat is a series of twelve towers in Angkor Thom near the town of Siem Reap.
Cambodian Cultural Village
Cambodian Cultural Village (CCV) is a theme park and museum in Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is located on the road to the airport, 6km from the town. The theme park was constructed in 2001 and opened to the public on 24 September 2003. It covers a total area of 210,000 square meters. CCV presents miniature versions of important historical buildings and structures, together with local customs. There are eleven unique villages, representing the varied culture heritage of nineteen races.
Mangalartha, or East Prasat Top or Monument 487, is a tiny induist temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It is located in Angkor Thom, south of Victory Way, at the end of a track in the jungle which begins some 300 m before the Victory Gate. As it consists of a small ruined shrine on a basement, overgrown with vegetation, it is one of less visited temples of Angkor.
Bat Chum is a small temple built by Kavindrarimathana, a learned Buddhist minister of khmer king Rajendravarman, at the middle of the 10th century. It is located about 400 meters south of Srah Srang, at Angkor, Cambodia. It consists of three inline brick towers (in poor conditions at present), standing on the same platform, surrounded by an enclosure and a moat, with a single gopura to the East.
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