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  • As Cambodia is exclusively beautiful in terms of beaches and scintillating tropical forests, it is also home to some of the most relaxing resorts. They offer contemporary setting with relaxing facilities. This is the reason that people are always offered a quaint atmosphere with qualitative facilities. The beauty of the sea is glamorized with an authentic taste of food and exclusive facilities. The quaint settings make it worth visiting and enjoying the relaxing atmosphere at resorts in Cambodia.

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    Known as the best luxury resort in Sihanoukville of Cambodia, the Sokha Beach resort is ideal for peace lovers. Offering sea and garden facing rooms, tourists fell surely feel elated. Virgin waters, white sands, superb interiors and traditional Khmer style of hospitality makes Sokha Beach Resort worth staying.

    Hills, beaches and gardens adding to the beauty of Veranda Beach Resort in Kep, Cambodia, it is an ideal place for the tourists to enjoy splendid holidays.

    Here are the Best Cambodia Resorts:

  • 01Sokha Beach Resort

    If you can splurge on your travel, you might want to book yourself at one of the best luxury resorts in Cambodia – Sokha Beach Resort.  With excellent sea or garden facing rooms and private terraces in villas, Sokha Beach Resort makes you feel at home right when you land here. Pristine waters, white sands, excellent interiors, traditional Khmer style of hospitality and service, stunning views of the Sokha Beach, tranquil ambience, amazing privacy and relaxing spas are the hallmarks of this upscale resort in Cambodia.

    Location –

    Price –
    USD102 to USD290, depending on rooms. Prices are indeed steep; however it is worth every dime of it.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Spa, swimming pool, gyms, free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor pools, complimentary breakfast and parking, beauty salon, kids’ club etc.

    Distance from main city –
    3km and 8km away from Wat Krom Pagoda and Otres Beach respectively. Airport is 25minues away.

    Food –
    Three restaurants and 6 bars serving international cuisine and drinks.
  • 02Veranda Natural Resort

    With hills, beaches and gardens surrounding it, it is only natural that Veranda Natural Resort is one of the preferred resorts in Cambodia by local and international tourists.

    Highlights – This resort has been widely regarded as the best eco-resort in Kep. Located on top of the scenic Bokor Mountain, in the premise of Kep National Park, Veranda Natural Resort provides a panoramic view of the Gulf of Thailand. Come here to enjoy nature and tranquillity in their fullest forms. Get ready to be pampered away to glory at the gardens and spas here.

    Location – Kep Cambodia.

    Price – USD90 to USD170.

    Activities & Amenities – Garden swimming pools, scenic mountain view, Kep Spa offering traditional Khmer and Thai massage and wellness treatments, excellent food, 24/7 room service, private terrace, free Wi-Fi and parking, rental cycles, kids’ clubs and more.

    Distance from main city –
    135km from Phnom Penh International Airport.

    Food –
    Western and Asian food available.
  • 03Spring Valley Resort

    If you are looking for a home away from home in Cambodia, Spring Valley Resort is the place to be.  Located in the beautiful Kep area, Spring Valley Resort takes pride in itself as it just doesn’t serve its guests for business purposes. It treats guests quite personally and prepares food just the way guests want it to be served. This is a unique restaurant where you will not find any trace of formality. The warmth and hospitality that you get here is whole-hearted. The path that leads to the resort is filled with fruit orchards and makes for a great relaxing spot.

    Location –
    Within the Kep National Park complex.

    Price –
    Around USD30 per night.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Free Wi-Fi, private balconies/terraces, complimentary breakfast buffet, outdoor pool, poolside bar, spas, bike rentals and valet parking.

    Distance from main city –
    6 minutes away from Kep beach.

    Food –
    Authentic Khmer cuisine served here.
  • 04Knai Bang Chatt Resort Kep

    One of the most relaxing beachfront resorts in Cambodia, Knai Bang Chatt, offers great services to international and local tourists coming here.

    Highlights –
    One of the major highlights of this resort is that it offers private balconies in all rooms, from where you can enjoy a scintillating view of the Chhak Kep Bay with a relaxing drink in your hands and with your loved one for your company. There are lots of spacious rooms in this resort and all of them have excellent bay views.

    Location –
    Phum Thmey Sangkat Prey Thom.

    Price –
    Around USD105. Activities &

    Amenities –
    Here you can enjoy private experiences like excursions, private dining, cooking classes, sailing courses, wind surfing, kayaking, mountain bikes, rental bicylces, indoor and outdoor games, spas, massages, royal treatments and other excellent tours.

    Distance from main city –
    10km from Kep National Park and 7 minutes from Crab Market.

    Food –
    Khmer and Western cuisine available at the restaurants here.
  • 05Rock Royal Hotel & Resort

    If you are looking for a hotel in Cambodia with an ancient world charm in it, you have to visit Rock Royal Hotel & Resort situated in Cambodia’s Kep Village. Highlights – This is a majestic white building which attracts tourists to a large extent. With a myriad of features and facilities, this resort is ideal for business and leisure visits. Though this resort was newly constructed, it has got elements of traditional Khmer touch in it, to add to its splendour. Overlooking the Chhak Kep Bay this resort has 125 rooms of full grandeur for its guests. Location – Street 33, Kep Village.

    Price –
    USD50 to USD130.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Complimentary breakfast and parking, Huge swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, cars and cycles on rent, gyms, bar, lobby with seating, laundry service and more.

    Distance from main city –
    3km and 7km from Crab Market and Kep National Park respectively.

    Food –
    Asian and international cuisine available here.
  • 06Mealea Resort

    There are lots of French style resorts in Cambodia providing authentic French culture and food. Mealea Resort is one of them.  Enjoy the wonderful beauty of nature in the sun-decks from the exceedingly beautiful rooms of Mealea Resort. These bungalows are fully furnished and are ideal for people coming here as couples or as big families. If you are looking for arranging business meetings at short notice, Mealea Resort’s business conferencing facilities do the trick for you. Enjoy nature in its grandest form in your private balconies.

    Location –
    33A street, Cambodia.

    Price –
    USD36 to USD50.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Private terrace, balconies, free Wi-Fi, kids’ club, rooms furnished with all basic necessities, free airport shuttles, massage spas, outdoor swimming pool and more.

    Distance from main city – Right in the centre of the famous Kep Beach.

    Food –
    Khmer and international cuisines available here.
  • 07Thansur Bokor Highland Resort

    Do you want the best of natural abundance and affordability? Thansur Bokor Highland Resort, an upscale accommodation in Cambodia.

    Highlights –
    Enjoy the best of Mekong River with the help of Cambodia’s first and only highland resort, Thansur Bokor Highland Resort. With a massive 564rooms, authentic Khmer interiors, private balconies, goodness of the pristine jungles and a pleasant climate all through the year, this palatial resort has been designed with the sole aim of providing ultimate comfort to guests coming here.

    Location –
    This entertainment-oriented resorted situated on Bokor Hill’s plateau.

    Price –
    USD47 to USD93. Activities & Amenities – Spas, free Wi-Fi, indoor pools, sauna, casino games, discotheques, Jacuzzi, 24/7 room service, doctor on call, free airport transfers, conferencing and more. 

    Distance from main city – 1km and 8km from Bokor hill station and Popokvil Waterfalls respectively.

    Food –
    3 restaurants and 2 bars serving all kinds of international dishes and drinks.
  • 08Malibu Estates Bungalows

    Located in the midst of greenery and overlooking the sea, Malibu Estates Bungalows is one of the upscale restaurants in Cambodia.

    Highlights –
    Rooms with garden views and pool views excite tourists beyond their imagination at Malibu Estates. The exteriors and interiors of Malibu Estates Bungalows are done with so much of perfection that they represent the rich culture and tradition of Khmer architecture perfectly. Apart from sightseeing and relaxing at the beachfront resort, guests can take up exciting tours nearby or get rejuvenated at the resort’s spa.

    Location –
    Kep. Price – USD30 to USD120.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Gyms, Spas, mini-bars in all rooms, salt water swimming pool, separate pool for kids, baby-sitting, free wi-fi, pets compatible, pool bar, horse rides, kids’ play area, safety lockers and more.

    Distance from main city –
    Just about 500m from Kep Beach.

    Food –
    Khmer, Italian and French cuisine available at the restaurant here along with drinks.
  • 09Kep Lodge

    If you want to stay at a beach resort in pure tropical style, Kep Lodge in Cambodia, is the place for you to go to.

    Highlights –
    With thatched roofs and hammock chairs available in rooms and balconies, this boutique hotel-cum-restaurant, makes you comfortable right from the word go. It has 13 spacious bungalows and located in a rainforest of Krep National Park, filled with amazing flowers. Enjoy Khmer hospitality at its best form at this hotel. The management team of this hotel is of Swiss origin. This is an upscale resort and was earlier known as the “Pearl of the Orient”.

    Location –
    Pepper Street, Kep Kep.

    Price –
    Approximately USD26 to USD66. Activities & Amenities – Free Wi-Fi, centralised air-conditioning, sun-decks, sunloungers, saltwater infinity pools, bar and pool table and great customer services.

    Distance from main city –
    11 minutes by walk from Chhak Kep Bay. 1.5km and 2.4km respectively from Crab Market and Kep Beach.

    Food –
    Swiss and Khmer Cuisine available.
  • 10Nataya Resort

    One of the best places for guests looking for tranquillity is the Nataya Resort in Cambodia.  With a perfect blend of modern and traditional features and architectural designs, this beautiful beach resort has 8 beachfront, 1 bungalow, 9 deluxe bungalows and 3 pavilion suite type accommodations. With a canopy of greenery all over, these thatched-hut style accommodations provide a cool ambience to guests coming to this resort. Com and enjoy the traditional Khmer style hospitality at the Nataya Roundhouse Coral Bay Resort when you come to Cambodia.

    Location –
    Prek Ampil Village, Toeuk Chhou district, Kampot.

    Price – USD60 to USD115.

    Activities & Amenities – Indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, sun-lounges, inbuilt bars, day tours to nearby tourist attractions, outdoor showers, cooking class, rental cycles, nature walks, fishing tours, petting farms, massage and spas.

    Distance from main city – 16km and 42km from Krong Kampot and Bokor Hill station respectively.

    Food –
    Khmer and Western Cuisine served at the Reef Restaurant. 
  • 11Vanna Hill Resort

    Looking for a place to chill out to beat away your stress and tiredness? Vanna Hill Resort with its altitude and ambience does exactly this to you, in Cambodia.  Located at a height of 200m above sea level, it is no surprise that Vanna Hill Resort provides great relief from the scorching rays of the sun. Since it is situated within the dense jungles of Kep National Park, there is no dearth for natural extravaganza here. The resort has rejuvenating spas, fitness centres and other options of relaxation, so that guests can unwind here fully to their heart’s content. The wooden interiors of this resort’s bungalows remind guests of traditional Khmer architecture.

     Location – Phum Thmey, Sangkat Prey Thom.

    Price –
    USD35 to USD260.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, private parking, private balconies, spas, cycle rentals, variety of tours, 24/7 room service, excellent customer service etc.

    Distance from main city –
    1.5km from Kep Beach and 135km from Phnom Penh airport.

    Food –
    Khmer cuisine served here.
  • 12Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa

    Victorian Angkor Resort and Spa is an upscale 5-star resort in Cambodia, offering high-class luxurious services to its guests. This resort-cum-spa is elegance personified. There is sheer class in every nook and cranny of this resort built in stylish French colonial style of architecture. Situated within the premises of the famous architectural remnants of Angkor temples, this resort has classy wooden interiors and spacious rooms offering pool or garden views. Visit this resort to get into a different world.

    Location – Heart of Siem Reap province.

    Price – USD89 to USD214.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and parking, private terraces, variety of cuisines, spas, outdoor pools, well-equipped bar, outdoor sports, paddle pool for kids, indoor games, classic Angkor tours and more.

    Distance from main city –
    7 minutes away from Angkor National Museum and 7 km from Angkor Wat Temple complex.

    Food –
    French and vegan international cuisines available here.
  • 13Amansara

    Situated in a nice tranquil environment, Amansara was once the resort where the Royals stayed. This explains about the ambience and the features of this majestic resort.  Set up in 1962, this resort had French style of architecture and was the place where the King of Sihanouk stayed. However after the political revival during which time Amansara served as military base, the resort has undergone a complete makeover. Today, it has become an architectural marvel containing 24 suites.

    Location –
    Siem Reap.

    Price –
    USD1204 to USD1700 per night.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Experienced remorks who take guests on a tour of the 1000 year old ruins of the Angkor Archaeological Park, tours to the floating village and Mekong River, spiritual tours, nature walks, helicopter rides, relaxing scrubs and massages and more.

    Distance from main city –
    10 minutes from Angkor.

    Food –
    Traditional Cambodian and Western cuisine available here.
  • 14Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort

    True to its name, the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort is a complete all-rounder. Highlights - While on the one side, it introduces guests to the serene beauty of the natural extravaganza, on the other side, it helps guests unravel the adventurous side of the historic province of Siem Reap. There are totally 238 rooms in this massive resort and this includes 14 suites. The spacious rooms in this resort overlook a private lake and are located in close proximity to the famous temples and tourist spots of Angkor. Surrounded in a green canopy, this resort has oodles of French culture in it.

    Location –
    Vithei Charles de Gaulle, Khum Svay Dang Kum.

    Price –
    Starting from USD189.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Private balconies, view of private lake, rooms equipped with all basic features, French cuisine, outdoor swimming pools, fitness centres, golf course, bike rentals, free Wi-Fi and more.

    Distance from main city –
    6km from Angkor Wat.

    Food –
    French cuisine served here.
  • 15Navutu Dreams Resort & Spa

    If there is one place where you can enjoy the best wellness treatments in Cambodia, it is Navutu Dreams Resort & Spa, located in Siem Reap.

    Highlights – If your idea of vacation is to unwind with endless massages and relaxing massages in the midst of abundant greenery, Navutu Dreams Resorts and Spa is the place for you. Located within close proximity to the magnificent Angkor architectural complex, this resort is a luxury accommodation which focuses only on wellness and operates on three important rules – Relax, Rebalance and Rejuvenate.

    Location –
    Krong Siem Reap.

    Price –
    USD90 to USD210.

    Activities & Amenities –
    Traditional Khmer massages at the spas, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pools, garden-view rooms, private balconies, roof terraces, free airport transfers, complimentary breakfasts, yoga classes and more.

    Distance from main city –
    12km away from Angkor and 16km from Siem Reap International airport. Food – International cuisines served here.

Resorts in Cambodia



Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Saloem

Lazy beach, just like its name, makes everyone lazy by giving a perfect and cosy weather. It is considered as one of the best tropical hideaways. The picturesque view of this beach makes it very romantic and a hot honeymoon destination. There are beautiful resorts and tourist bungalows that face the beach. These are booked well in advance. This beach is also quite secluded making it more peaceful and serene for tourists who want to have a good time during their vacation.

Location --
Phum Buon, Krong Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia.

Special features -
The sands of the beach are a unique mixture of gold and silver with fine texture, thus making it one of the best attributes of the beach. The bungalows that provide scenic view of the beaches are quite costlier than their other counterparts; however it is worth every dime. Beach activities can be done from 9AM to 8.30PM on all days. 

Wat Ek Phnom

When you are visiting Battambang, you must visit this beautiful architecture marvel, built in traditional Khmer style. This is a Hindu temple, which shows its class even in its dilapidated form.

Highlights – Constructed by King Suryavarman I during the 11th century, the remnants of the temple can be accessed through a huge Buddhist pagoda, circled by 18 Bodhi trees. This pagoda, in turn, can be accessed through a path that also houses the massive white-stoned Buddha statue. The bas-reliefs found on the remnants of this temple relate to tales pertaining to the Hindu God, Krishna. Intricately carved lintels and pediments are the major highlights here.

– Situated close to Peam Aek spot, towards the left bank of River Sangkae, about 13km towards the north of Battambang.

Timings – All through the day.

Price – USD2 entry fee per person.


Sammaki Art Space

Battambang is one of those places in Cambodia which gives importance to art and culture. Sammaki Art Space is a venue which promotes and documents free art forms from budding and famous artists from all over the world.

Highlights – In the Khmer language, Sammaki means unity. If you are a art lover visit Battambang during the times of Angkor Art Expo. This is a single platform where you will get to witness art forms of all types. Come here to witness the developing relationship between local and international artisans in Battambang. The art scene in Battambang witnesses various galleries featuring exhibitions from local and international artisans.

Location – Battambang.

 Timings – Any time through the year.

 Entry fee – Depends on the art galleries.


Battambang Provincial Museum

Angkor in Cambodia is known to the world as one of the hubs in art and crafts, pottery, music, culture and heritage. If there is one place where you can witness these exotic collections in one place it is the Battambang Provincial Museum.

 Highlights – This museum was constructed during 1963 by Madeleine Giteau. It is a repository of collections that include various musical instruments, pottery, art forms, 1000 year old Khmer relics, artefacts and other evidences that have been left from the atrocious rule of Khmer Rouge that lasted between 1975 and 1979. All the collections found in this museum belong to pre and post Angkorian era. The museum has labels in English, French and the local Khmer language for the benefit of visitors coming here.

Location – Kamkor Village, Battambang Province towards Western Cambodia.

Timing – 8AM to 11AM and 2PM to 5.30PM.

Price – Entry fee of USD1 applicable only for foreign tourists.


Battambang Bat caves

When you visit Battambang, one of the places that you just cannot afford to miss is the bat caves at the base of Mount Sampeou. This is one of the top most tourist attractions here, which is why you can spot many foreigners around these caves. They are also known as Killing Caves.

Highlights – Bats, as we know, are nocturnal birds. Every evening, especially after sunset, you can witness thousands of bats fly out these caves into the woods nearby. You can continue to watch this spectacle for about 40 minutes, as that’s the time required for all the bats to fly out. However, it is best to leave within ten minutes, if you don’t want to put your lives at risk. There lots of bikes available to take you to the top of the mountain and back to the base at the evening, just in time for bat-spotting.

– Battambang.

– Only in the evenings

– Around USD3 for trekking up the hill. 

White Elephant Pagoda (Wat Tahm-rai-saw)

This is one of the most important tourists spots in Battambang. Dedicated to Lord Buddha, this temple blows away the minds of tourists with its excellent architecture. Compared to the other Angkor temples in Cambodia, this is quite a new temple, as it was constructed in the mid of 19th century. However, certain parts of the temple are slowly getting destroyed.

– White Elephant Pagoda, also known as Wat Tahm –rai-saw, is a temple which has huge, life-size sculptures of white elephants carrying portraits of a prince, as depicted in the story of Lord Buddha. This is one of the modern temples that need to be visited for the sheer architectural brilliance employed here.

– Battambang, Cambodia.

– Open throughout the day, but best visited during day light.

Price – Admission is free of cost.


Serendipity Beach, Sihanoukville

Serendipity beach is one of the popular beaches of Cambodia and a must- visit place for anyone who happens to visit Cambodia during their vacation. Like many other beaches, this too has restaurants bordering it through the length. Capitalising on its popularity, many restaurant owners have strategically placed their restaurants here in order to improve business, attract more tourists and thereby mint more money.

Location – Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Special features -
The beach has really fine sand that goes well with the colour of the crystal clear water. The restaurants that are bordering the beach have their beach beds lined up in the shores of the beach where their own customers can rest and enjoy the beach and its scenic view and also the breezy weather that prevails in the beach. 

Cambodia - Koh Rong

There are lots of small and big islands in Cambodia and Koh Rong is one of the most important of them. It is replete with white sands, pristine waters, palm groves, resorts, hotels and small villages which are inhabited by local Cambodians who blow away tourists with their local lifestyle and cuisine.

– There are close to 4 villages and over 12 guesthouses and bungalow style accommodations here to cater to tourists who come here in large numbers. This is a perfect spot for vacationing as you will not be disturbed by traffic or internet here. Enjoy relaxing moments and bask in nature’s glory at its best when you come here. It is the second biggest island in Cambodia.

– 25km from the Sihanoukville Coast in the Gulf of Thailand.

– Can be visited anytime during the year.

– Costs around USD10 for a boat ride to Koh Rong from Sihanoukville.

Southwestern Beach, Koh Rong

Waves of beaches have the uncanny skill of invoking the child within anybody. This is why almost everybody loves the vast expanses of beaches with milky-white waves. One such beautiful beach is the South western beach of Koh Rong, a serene island in Cambodia.

Highlights - The shores of this island are nicely embedded within tropical forests, which makes it all the more beautiful. This island has its own calmness, as there are not much people out there in the villages of this island. Peace lovers would eternally stay there for the serenity which this place offers. It is the second largest island in the coast of Cambodia and is located in the Gulf of Thailand. It is also the biggest island in the coast of Sihanoukville.

Location - Koh Rong, Cambodia.

Special features –
boat ride options of slow boats 20$/15$, fast boats - 30$.

Sokha Beach, Sihanoukville

Sokha beach is a beach that lies in between Independence and Serendipity beaches in Sihanoukville. Highlights is that the sand here has got a fine texture. The sand is silicon- like and tickles one's barefoot as one takes a stroll here. The smallest eastern end of this beautiful beach is open to public and thus people can enjoy to the maximum there. The beach is neither crowded beach nor isolated. Hence people tend to have fun without having any apprehensions of being caught in crowds or being attacked in a deserted beach.

- Korn pong som, Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Special features -
The rest of the beach belongs to Sokha beach resort and thus is not open to public. One can even dive in the pool of the Sokha beach resort by just paying an affordable sum of money. The beach has got its own beauty. With restaurants and cafes bordering the lines of Sokha Beach, people can get enough refreshments, without feeling bored.

Wat Banan Temple

This is a hill temple in the second largest city of Cambodia, dedicated to Lord Buddha. Though it is not clearly visible as to who constructed this temple and when it was constructed, there are enough evidences and architectural remnants to prove that this must have been built many centuries ago.

 Highlights – Wat Banan Temple is located on top of a hill and it takes around 300 steep and difficult set of stairs to get to this temple. There are five huge towers in this Buddhist temple, out of which most of them are in a dilapidated state today. The vast growth of vegetation hides the view of these majestic towers from the road, so it is quite difficult to actually spot the temple. The carvings of the now-headless apsaras on the towers make the hard route worth every second.

– Located at about 45minutes from the famous Mount Sampeau.

Timings – 7AM to 7PM.

 Price – About USD2 for going up the hill.


Cambodia Landmine museum

This is one of the must visit places in Cambodia for environment lovers all over the world.

– This is probably one of the very few places in the world, where you will know about landmines, their dangers and risks, how it impacts kids, how it kills people and ways to disarm these landmines. There is a farm right behind the museum, where kids who are saved from landmines are put in relief camps and cared for. The museum is a repository of excellent tools, guns, weapons and other equipment that were used for mining in those days.

– Situated at about 25km distance from Siem Reap, this museum is located in close proximity to Banteay Srei.

– 7.30AM to 5.30PM every day. Professional guided tours are available in English and Japanese on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9AM to 5PM.

– Foreign adults – USD5. Cambodian citizens and kids below 10 years of age – free of cost.

Phnom Penh Royal Palace

When you visit the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, one of the first tourist attractions that you need to visit is the Royal Palace, which still serves as the royal residence of King Norodom Sihamoni and the previous king, King Norodom Sihanouk. This Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda close by adorn the skies of Cambodia with its resplendent colours and brilliant piece of Khmer style of architecture.

- While visitors are allowed inside the Royal Palace, it is worthy to be noted that the actual place where the royal stay, Khemarin Palace, still remains closed for the public. Tourists who are coming here should be dressed appropriately as a mark of respect for the royals.

– Sothearos Bvld, Phnom Penh.

– 7.30AM to 11AM and from 2PM to 5PM on all days except on days of official functions and ceremonies.

– Entrance fee – Around USD6.25 per person and additional photography charges of USD10.

The Killing Fields

This is one of the massive graveyards in Cambodia. These are the places in which millions of people were tortured to death during the notorious Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia which lasted from 1975 to 1979. This highly cruel rule came to an end when Vietnam took over the control of Democratic Kampuchea.

– Close to 20000 mass grave sites were identified in the Killing Fields area in Cambodia. Evidences indicate that around 1.38 million victims were killed in these areas. There is a huge stupa at the Killing Fields located at Choeung Ek and this is adorned with the skulls of the victims who were killed in the area.
Location – Choeung Ek, Phnom Pehn and is considered as the area of mass genocide in Cambodia.

- Can be visited any time during the year. Price – Around USD6 for foreign tourists and free of cost for local tourists.

Lotus Farm

If you love lotus flowers and if you have been craving to see thousands of flowers at one single place, the Lotus Farm at Battambang, Cambodia, is the place you have to be.

Highlights – Apart from witnessing the flowers, you can get first-hand experience of how lotus plants are cultivated, how they are converted into various purposes. Do not miss to see the lotus fabric production when you come here. This is a process where selected lotus stems are cleaned thoroughly and then cut open to bring out the fibres. These fibres are then spun nicely into a thread by the weaving experts found here. Thee threads are very fine and resemble silk and the added advantage of these lotus threads is that no worms or other living beings are disturbed in this process.

– Kamping Poy, Battambang.

Timings – Open all through the day.

Price – Entrance is free of cost here.


Silver Pagoda

When you cover the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, you cannot miss the Silver Pagoda, as this structure is located right next to the royal residence.

Highlights –The glimmering 5 tons of silver used on the floors of this structure has given this 19th century temple, the name of Silver Pagoda. Right on top of the pedestal, you can find a massive Buddha statue made of Baccarat crystal. Next to this, the golden Buddha blows you mind away with one look. Studded with a whopping 2086 diamonds, this Buddha weighs 90kg and is truly one of the star attractions in Phnom Penh. You can also find small sized bronze Buddha statues, silver statues of Buddha statues and many figurines of Lord Buddha all over this temple. The locals address Silver Pagoda as Wat Prea Keo.

– Within the Royal Palace complex, Phnom Penh.

Timings – 7.30AM to 11AM and 2PM to 5PM.

Price – USD3 towards entry and extra charges of USD2 towards pictures.

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