55 Places To Visit in Cambodia, Tourist Places & Attractions

Places in Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Bayon Temple, Angkor National Museum, Landmine Museum, Cambodia National Museum, Choeung Ek, Kampot River, Krong Kracheh and many more.

From the architectural temples to the beaches, there are plenty of places to visit in Cambodia. The history of Cambodia is what grabs the attention of various travelers, but this Southeast Asian country has more to offer. The remarkable landscapes, pristine beaches, and exotic temples- all constitute the Khmer empire. Hence, Cambodia is a land of ingenious wildlife and equatorial adventures.

Apart from the architectural temples, there are floating villages in Cambodia that connect the people with the traditional way of living. You can go shopping in local markets and drink exotic cocktails in the neighborhood bars. Several restaurants are located in the country for couples and families, where they can spend their quality time. Thus, the places in Cambodia are worth visiting. You must explore each and every destination on your trip to Cambodia.
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Must Visit Places in Cambodia


Angkor Wat

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Angkor is a standout amongst the most imperative archeological destinations in South-East Asia. With noteworthy landmarks, a few diverse old urban arrangements and vast water stores, the site is an extraordinary grouping of components vouching for an excellent progress. Temples for example, Angkor Wat, the Bayon, Preah Khan and Ta Prohm, models of Khmer engineering, are firmly connected to their land setting and in addition being permeated with typical essentialness.

Highlights: The design and format of the progressive capitals take the stand concerning an abnormal state of social request and positioning inside the Khmer Empire. Angkor is in this manner a noteworthy site representing social, religious and typical qualities, and additionally containing high engineering, archeological and imaginative noteworthiness.

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Price: The approximate price starts from $20 to $60 according to the number of days.

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Koh Rong Samloem

Another place to Cambodian itinerary is Koh Rong Samloem, which is a popular choice for divers. The main attraction of this beautiful place is the beaches along the sea coast. You can enjoy various water sport activities like diving and snorkeling along the beach.

There are numerous hostels, hotels, and resorts where you can stay with your friends and family to enjoy along the sea coast. It still stands aloof from the eyes of lots of visitors. Hence, you can experience the purity of the island. If you are thinking of traveling to Southeast Asia, this island deserves a top spot on your list.

Location: South-west Coast, Cambodia

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Kratie is often associated with Irrawaddy dolphins or Mekong Dolphins. There is an exotic range of seafood items and baskets of fruits and vegetables in the Kratie Central Market. Another tourist attraction in Kratie is Mekong Turtle Conservation Centre. You can hire a boat and go looking for Irrawaddy dolphins, take a look at a few local pagodas, or grab a few beers and watch the sunset at the Mekong river.

You can take beautiful pictures for your Instagram on the lotus farms. Visit the place in the morning to capture the beauty of pink and white flowers. Enjoy the delicacies of Cambodia in the various restaurants, hotels, and parks.

Location: Cambodia

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Well known by the other name Kampong Som, Sihanoukville is a coastal city in Cambodia. It has several beaches and small islands. This tourist attraction is famous for sufficient hotels, restaurants, casinos, and bars. It is a great place to spend a vacation with your family in a peaceful environment.

Nightlife in Sihanoukville is also quite vibrant. On one side, you will find cheap beer bars with adult themes and luxury casinos on the other side of Sihanoukville. However, spend your time exploring plenty of beaches in the city of Sihanoukville.

Location: Sihanoukville Province, Cambodia

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Tonlé Sap Lake

Located in Siem Reap, Tonlé Sap Lake is the largest inundated freshwater lake in Cambodia. The massive lake is about 250 km long and 100 km wide which makes it impossible to see the opposite shore from the ground level.

The locals live in a so-called floating village in and around the lake. You can book a tour to the lake, which incorporates round-trip transport, lunch, and plenty of other opportunities that you can enjoy with the locals. Hence, the best time to visit this place is during the rainy season.

Location: Tonle Sap, Khmer Boeung Tônlé Sab, Central Cambodia

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Battambang is the second-largest city in Cambodia. Though the place is not blessed with the best beaches and buzz of the capital city, it is yet friendly and interesting without being overwhelming. The urban draws of Battambang comprise art hotels, quirky café, and creative restaurants.

The dense greenery around the countryside is great for excursions. If you love bike riding, you can explore the broad boulevard without getting bored. Some of the places that you can visit in Cambodia are Wat Banan Temple, Wat Ek Phnom, and Phnom Sampeau.

Location: Northwest Cambodia

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Kep National Park

Kep National Park is one of the national parks in Cambodia. It is a place where most visitors laze on the beach and admire the sundowners. You can walk and trek along the trails and tranquil vistas. You can even do moto trekking in the national park.

On your walk along the track, several places are worth visiting such as Little Buddha, Phnom Kep, and Sunset Rock. There are some more places in the Kep National Park that include an old temple and a pagoda.

Location: Krong Kaeb, Cambodia

Timing: 10 am-6 pm

Entry Fees: USD 1

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Temple of Preah Vihear

Built on the Khmer Empire, the Preah Vihear Temple is an ancient Khmer temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at the top of a cliff in the Dângrêk Mountains. The temple encompasses a series of sanctuaries linked with a system of staircases.

The site is well-preserved due to its remote setting. Visitors find it as one of the places in Cambodia that has exceptional architecture adapted to the natural environment and religious function of the temple. Therefore, Preah Vihear Temple is an extraordinary masterpiece of Khmer architecture.

Location: 62 Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-4 pm

Entry Fees: USD 10 per person

Koh Ker

Koh Ker is another archaeological place to visit in Cambodia. Although the site is currently remote and densely forested, the main structure Koh Ker Temple still stands a tourist interest for many. There are more than 180 ruined temples in Koh Ker.

Almost two dozen ruins are visited by tourists every year. If you are an archaeology lover, this place may interest you with its old architectural temples. Thus, Koh Ker is one of the greatest places in Cambodia as far as history is concerned.

Location: Kaoh Ker, Cambodia

Entry Fees: USD 10 per person
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Banteay Chhmar

One of the other places to visit in Cambodia, which is of great notable importance, is Banteay Chhmar. It is regarded as the national treasures of Cambodia. It is a link to the rich cultural heritage of the Khmer people.

For 800 years, people make their livelihoods through farming, fishing, and handicrafts. The temple is a resemblance to Bayon Temple. You can enjoy the mystical ambiance and have some opportunities for tremendously beautiful photography. You can worship in the serene temple as fewer than 1000 people visit the temple every year.

Location: Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Entry Fees: USD 5 per person

Sambor Prei Kuk

Located in Kampong Thom Province, Sambor Prei Kuk is one of the important places in Cambodia that is of archaeological importance. This site is named Cambodia's third UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This archaeological site encompasses 150 Hindu temples. Likewise, Angkor Wat, Sambor Prei Kuk has great lintels, pediments, and columns. Though the buildings are ruined, it is thrilling to wander in the forest and discover the remains of the building.

Location: 219, Prasat Sambor District, Cambodia

Timing: 7 am-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 10 per person

Cardamom Mountains

The cardamom Mountains are the hidden gems of Cambodia. The people who are crazy about nature and wildlife, this is one of the must-visit places in Cambodia. Cardamom Mountains enfold rainforest with 450 bird species and more than 55 endangered species of vertebrates.

It is home to Asian elephants that are roaming in the natural setting. Many adventure activities like trekking to ecological and waterfalls, bike trailing, and various others are attention seekers for adventure lovers. Without any question, Cardamom Mountain is one of the enormous places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: Phnom Aural Peak, Cambodia
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Bokor Hill Station

Bokor Hill Station is a compilation of French colonial buildings. Perched on the top of the Bokor Mountains, the hill station marks the thriving retreat for the French in the past. Despite withered buildings, the abandoned structures are open for visitors to explore. This location was the showdown of the movie 'City of Ghosts' and 'R-Point'.

Photographers from different places come to capture the beautiful scenery from the hilltop. Thus, the Bokor Hill Station symbolizes the end of colonial rule in 1940. Various redevelopment projects with casinos and golf courses in the region have brought foreign tourists to experience the remarkable place.

Location: Kampot District, Cambodia

Bayon Temple

Bayon Temple is a Buddhist temple that witnesses an eclipse of thousands of stone faces on its thirty-seven towers. The stone faces are uniquely facing each of the four cardinal directions. The structure of the temple is aesthetically pleasing with minimalistic magnificence and intricate Khmer designs.

Standing in the center of Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple illustrates a combination of mythical, historical, and prosaic scenes. If you are fond of ancient temples and architecture, this is one of the must-visit places in Cambodia.

Location: Angkor Thom Angkor Archeological Park, Krong Siem Reap, 17000, Cambodia

Timing: 5 am-6 pm

Royal Palace

The Royal Palace is one of the attractive places to visit in Cambodia. The palace serves as the supreme estate of the King of Cambodia. It is a fine example of Khmer architecture with a little touch of French. The ornate buildings and grounds provide an intriguing insight into the history.

You can wander around the Silver Pagoda and observe the grandeur of the Throne Hall and Chan Chhaya Pavilion. Hence, you must not miss this place if you are planning a tour of Cambodia.

Location: Samdach Sothearos Blvd (3), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-11 am, 2 pm-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 10 per perso
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Central Market

Also known as Phsar Thmei, the Central Market of Cambodia is one of the largest markets in Asia. All the shops are spreading along the four adjacent arms. It is a perfect place for shopping. You will find everything in the market, from intricate gold and silver ornaments, clothes, antique coins, electronic goods, and a lot more.

To curb hunger, there are plenty of food stalls where you can hang on. Because of the calm atmosphere inside the market, it is one of the best places to visit in Cambodia to escape from the scorching heat.

Location: Central Market, Calmette St. (53), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 7 am-6 pm


Poipet is a town sharing borders with both Cambodia and Thailand. If you wish to explore this place, you can easily cover the town on foot. The city presents an equal Khmer mix of stalls, markets, coffee shops, and beer gardens.

Despite the notorious scams and squalor, there are various casinos and karaoke bars where Asian businessmen entertain themselves. Therefore, Poipet stands at the second number for casinos.

Location: Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Places to Visit in Siem Reap


Angkor National Museum

One of the beautiful places in Cambodia is Angkor National Museum. It is an archaeological museum dedicated to Angkorian artifacts. On your visit to the museum, you are taken to an amphitheater to watch a short video about the history of the museum.

The most impressive section of Angkor National Museum is a display of 1000 Buddhas made up of jade, wooden, and metal. There is also a collection of ancient ornaments and hair dresses. All the galleries contain a short description of the historical significance and the type of metal used.

Location: 968, Vithei, Charles De Gaulle, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Timing: 8.30 am-6 pm

Entry Fees: USD 12 per person

Landmine Museum

After Angkor Wat, the Landmine Museum is one of the most popular places to visit in Cambodia. The main highlight is the massive variety of deactivated arms collectively displayed in the four galleries of the museum.

You can learn about the landmines, their impacts, hazards, and ways to disable these landmines. Situated behind the museum is a farm where kids are nurtured after being saved from landmines in relief camps. Therefore, this museum tells us a lot about the weapons and arms used in the wars.

Location: 67, Phumi Khna, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-5.30 pm

Entry Fees: USD 5 (for foreigners)
USD 2.50 (for locals)

Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre is an exhibition of thousands of native species of free-flying butterflies in Cambodia. The center gives tourists a chance to witness butterfly feeding and the life cycle of many species.

It is the most visited tourist place in Cambodia. Various butterfly species such as the Atlas Moth, Blue Glassy Tiger, Dark Blue Tiger, Orange Emigrant, Lime Butterfly Peacock Pansy, and various others fascinate the visitors with their vibrant colors. Apart from butterflies, there is an assortment of incredible plants.

Location: Banteay Srei, Cambodia

Timing: 9 am-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 4 (for adults)
USD 2 (for children)

Beng Mealea

Being Mealea is one of the most bizarre temples in Angkor. Travelers walk over piles of finely chiseled sandstone spaces through long dark compartments and hanging vines. Numerous stop and dip food stalls are available for the visitors opposite the entrance of the temple.

A short walk away from Beng Mealea is a place called Sereymon Beng Mealea Homestay where you can lounge in case of a night stay. The rates of the lounge include home-cooked meals. So, you don't have to spend on other itineraries.

Location: Beng Mealea Village, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-5.30 pm

Entry Fees: USD 5
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Ta Prohm Temple

A temple of towers, closed yards, and narrow hallways is the Ta Prohm Temple. The most popular Crocodile Tree situated inside the easternmost 'gopura' is the specialty of the temple. Don't forget to see the controversial Dinosaur of Ta Prohm which has a story of its own.

It is included in the 1992 UNESCO World Heritage Site. Therefore, Ta Prohm is a prominent example of the battle between nature and architecture. Built at the height of the Khmer Empire, Ta Prohm Temple is one of the greatest places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: Angkor Archaeological Park, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-5.30 pm

Street 08

Street 08 is one of the most popular places to visit in Cambodia. You can find iconic clubs and bars on this street. The street shares the liveliest atmosphere. It is a great place at night if you want to go bar-hopping in Siem Reap.

Visitors block the whole street with their motorized vehicles and spend their time walking on foot and exploring the nightlife of Street 08 until dawn. Also known as Pub Street, it has a variety of treats ranging from Khmer specialties to Western favorites.

Location: Street 08, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Pre Rup

The word 'Pre Rup' refers to 'Turning the Body'. Pre Rup is a large Hindu temple that incorporates well-maintained carvings of fine details. This pyramid-structured temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The inscriptions on the temple mention the five prangs, dedicated to Shiva, Parvati, Vishnu, and Lakshmi.

It is quite remarkable to observe the sunset view from the temple. If you climb at the top of the temple, you will witness the dense countryside jungle and rice paddies. However, the temple resonates with the artistically pleasing archaeological structures with detailed carvings.

Location: Angkor Archaeological Park, Krong Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia

Timing: 5 am-6 pm

Me Chrey

Me Chrey is among the most popular places in Cambodia that provide ample entertainment opportunities. It is a beautiful floating village located on Toulé Sap Lake. You can experience the lifestyle of the locals living there.

If you come to this place in the early hours of the day, you can witness the live action of fishing performed by the locals in Me Chrey.

Location: Mechrey Road, Stoeng Kombot, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Entry Fees: USD 20 (for 1 day)
USD 30 (for 3 days)
USD 60 (for 7 days)

Baphuon Temple

Baphuon Temple is regarded as one of the steep stairs temples that offer a beautiful view of the Angkor Archaeological Park. The architecture of the temple is covered with intricate carvings of lotus flowers, wild animals, devata figures, hunters, and soldiers.

You can visit the temple in the morning or late afternoon to avoid the scorching heat on your way to the temple. This will leave you enough time to explore the site. After reaching the top, you will find a peaceful atmosphere around the temple with a spectacular view of the Angkor Thom.

Location: Angkor Archaeological Park, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-5 pm

Les Chantiers Écoles

Les Chantiers Écoles is a social business organization that creates job opportunities for young people in rural areas. The young Cambodians are taught different techniques of stone carving, traditional silk paintings, and other artisan skills.

The place provides free guides that explain traditional craftsmen's techniques. On the premises, there is a shop called Angkor Artisans that sells stone and wooden statues representing Angkorian culture. This is one of the best places to visit in Cambodia that displays the creative side of this beautiful kingdom.

Location: Chantiers-Écoles Steung Thmey Street, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-6.30 pm

Places to Visit in Phnom Penh


Cambodia National Museum

Cambodia National Museum is one of the must-visit places in Cambodia. The Museum displays the world's finest collection of Khmer sculptures. The first sculpture that catches the viewer's eye is the Vishnu statue.

You can visit the museum's Bronze Gallery to have a sneak peek of the bronze-casting methods practiced during the Angkorian era. Clicking pictures inside the museum is strictly prohibited, but you can click pictures in the courtyard.

Location: Preah Ang Eng. St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 5 (10-17 years)
USD 10 (more than 18 years)

Choeung Ek

Choeung Ek is the memorial park built around the mass graves of the victims of the Khmer Rouge. The site displays thousands of excavated skulls on the ground. This field is one of the most prolific and historic places to visit in Cambodia.

Hence, Choeung Ek reflects the dreadfulness that is inflicted upon the masses of Cambodia. The placemarks as one of the famous tourist destinations as it is the center of all the massacres that took place in the center of the city.

Location: Choeung Ek Street, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-5.30 pm

Entry Fees: USD 6

Tuol Sleng Museum

Located in Phnom Penh, Tuol Sleng Museum is the commemorating site of the S-21 inquiry and detection center of the Khmer Rouge war. It marks the horrific deeds of humanity that motivate lots of visitors to be messengers of peace.

You can hire a guide to walk you through the history of the prisoners photographed. The documentary Bophana is a film based on the brutality of the Khmer Rouge regime. Even though this place makes you depressed, it stands among the top places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: St. 113, Phnom Penh 12304, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 3.50

Wat Phnom

Standing on the only hill in Phnom Penh, Wat Phnom is a Buddhist temple that attracts several visitors throughout the year. People generally come here to pray for good luck and success in all spheres of life.

It is a remarkable attraction among the locals as well. You will get fresh air from Mekong and Bassac rivers while walking along the street. This reduces stress and anxiety, healing one from within. It is, therefore, regarded as the historical site in the Khmer national identity.

Location: Wat Phnom Road, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 7 am-6 pm

Entry Fees: USD 1

Russian Market

Russian Market is the market where all visitors must come during their trip to Phnom Penh. It is a place where you will find name- brand clothing at a discounted rate. Apart from clothes, the market also offers a large variety of handicrafts and souvenirs, including wood carvings, silver jewelry, miniature Buddha, betelnut boxes, musical instruments, and so on.

As far as the food is concerned, you must try the undisputed 'Best Iced Coffee' in Phnom Penh, prahok, grilled bananas, and many more

Location: St. 163, Corner of St. 440, Phnom Penh 12310, Cambodia

Timing: 6 am-4.30 pm

Entry Fees: Around USD 6.25 per person

Psar Thmei

Often known by the name Central Market, Psar Thmei is one of the landmark places in Cambodia. Psar Thmei consists of four wings filled with stalls selling gold and silver ornaments, dodgy watches, clothing, antiques, and a lot more. You can click photographs near the food section.

Shopping in the market is a must for those who want to take back memories of their visit to the Asian land. There are plenty of food stalls located on the western side of the market for local lunch.

Location: Sangkat Phsar Thmei Ti Muoy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 7 am-6 pm

Independence Monument

Located in the heart of the capital city, Independence Monument is an Angkorian-style tower in Cambodia. Visitors are attracted to the monument due to its peculiar and unique style. It is very pleasing to see the monument at night when it is lit with blue, red, and white light.

Entry is prohibited inside the monument, but the big open park is one of the popular places to visit in Cambodia. The intricate designs are reflected as shadows across the floors in the late afternoon. The monument is located in the proximity of 1 km from the Royal Palace.

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Night Market

This local night market serves as the top places in Cambodia for both locals and tourists. People come to the night market to enjoy the cold night tasting mouth-watering local street food and beer. It is not considered a shopping arena but a traditional way of experiencing Cambodian life.

Apart from the street food, you can also shop for cheap clothes, local jewelry, and antiques. Since Phnom Penh Night Market is only open during the weekends, the place remains crowded all the time.

Location: Preah Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 5 pm-11 pm

Entry Fees: Free

Wat Ounalom

Phnom Penh's Wat Ounalom is home to the Patriarch of the Mahanikai School of Buddhism. An early morning trip to the center away from the hustle and bustle of the busy life in the city makes the mind peaceful. Visitors can experience the monks chanting while wandering around the pagoda.

The place also offers a scenic view of the temple. You can also visit Chetdai, an Angkorian stupa preserving Buddha's eyebrow hair. Thus, it is also one of the great places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: Samdach Sothearos Blvd (3), Phnom Penh 12206, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-11 am & 2 pm-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 6

Royal Palace Park

Royal Palace Park is a rectangular green space where local people of Cambodia come for picnics around the edge of the park. It is in very close proximity to Tonlé Sap River. You can purchase food from the nearby Sisowath Quay and have quality time with yourself in the park.

This is one of the places in Cambodia where locals visit to click pictures by the monument to Cambodia's Queen Mother. If you are visiting the Royal Palace, spend some time in the park to enjoy the fresh air and enjoy the food.

Location: Samdach Sothearos Blvd (3), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Timing: 7.30 am-11 am & 2 pm-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 6

Places to Visit in Krong Kampot


Kampot River

Located at the foot of the Elephant Mountains, the Kampot River is a huge part of places to visit in Cambodia. The river alley attracts tourists and locals for hikes and cocktails during sunset. You can even enjoy kayaking activities that are held on the Kampot river, starting from one of the riverside guesthouses to the closest beach in Kampot.

It is known for various adventurous water activities and sunset cruises. You can stay at a hotel near the Kampot river, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere near the water.

Location: Southeast of Elephant Mountain, Kampot, Cambodia

Phnom Bokor National Park

If you are planning an adventurous day trip that is not so far from Kampot, Phnom Bokor National Park is the greatest place to visit in Cambodia. You will find historical sites such as Bokor Church, Bokor Palace, and Denmark Sla Khmao located on the top of Bokor Mountain.

The national park is a dwelling place of Popokvil Waterfall and gives panoramic views over both Kampot province and the Gulf of Thailand. The must-visit places in the park are Lok Yeay Mao Statue and Bokor Hill Station.

Location: NH 3, Kampot, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-9 pm

Entry Fees: USD 8 per person

Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple

Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple is the only cave temple in Cambodia. The Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is famous among tourists because of the ruins of the pre-Angkorian period.

The temple is remotely located in the countryside fenced by green fields. The way to Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple is filled with a colony of bats. Protection from the elements has made the temple survive for so long. The paths may be slippery during the rainy season. Hence, it is a temple that is the oldest of all the places in Cambodia.

Location: Kampot, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-5 pm

Entry Fees: USD 1

Popokvil Waterfall

Popokvil Waterfall is a two-tiered fall with a mudbank in between. Since the waterfall is too shallow to swim, visitors come to this place to relax and enjoy the peaceful aura of the place. It is one of the popular destinations in Cambodia.

The waterfall dries out during the summer season, but you can hike to the base of the waterfall in all seasons. If you are lucky enough, you will get to see some of the exciting wildlife near the waterfall. The ideal time to visit the waterfall during the rainy season, that is, between June and October.

Location: Kampot, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-9 pm

Khmer Root Café

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Situated outside Kampot Town Centre, Khmer Root Café is one of the best places to visit in Cambodia. A trip to this café includes experiences of rural life in Cambodia. You can learn various recipes of the Khmer Empire and have lunch as well.

You can even go cycling around to explore Mother Nature. A variety of food options, including vegetarian, vegan, and meat are also available in the café. The café offers a bonfire in the evening and stays on the hammocks provided if you plan to stay overnight.

Location: Kampot, Cambodia

Timing: 10 am-4.30 pm

Old Catholic Church

If you are on your way to the Bokor Hill Station, make sure that you visit Old Catholic Church in Kampot. This church attracts a lot of tourists throughout the year. The location of the church offers a great view over the mountains while breathing in the fresh air.

It is better if you visit this place early in the morning so that you can avoid crowds and enjoy the natural beauty of the church peacefully. Thus, the Old Catholic Church is one of the places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: Old Catholic Church, Kampot, Cambodia

Timing: 7 am-8 pm

Other Places to Visit in Cambodia


Krong Kracheh

Situated along the Mekong River in western Cambodia, Krong Kracheh is home to 33,000 inhabitants. People visit this place to witness its famous Irrawaddy river dolphins, ancient pagodas, and French colonial architecture.

You can book a hotel if you want to spend some time free from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. You can come and drench yourself in the beautiful scenery of dolphins driving around the small villages. Thus, this is one of the serene places to visit in Cambodia, hugging nature.

Location: Kratié Province, Cambodia

Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area

Located in northeast Cambodia, Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area is fenced with three national parks. You can get to experience the trekking expedition to Banlung. One of the stunning places in Cambodia provides tourists to trek through tiny beautiful hamlets, rice paddies, tea estates, and a beautiful scenic view.

If you are a nature and wildlife lover, don't miss the chance to visit this place. Trekking in the area provides frequent spotting of unique and beautiful wildlife species. You must include such places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: Northeast Cambodia

Kirirom National Park

Kirirom National Park, one of the places to visit in Cambodia, is a high altitude plateau in the Elephant Mountains. Many tourists visit this park because of its distinct high elevation of pine forest and incredible waterfalls.

The national park is home to numerous endangered animal species. You can enjoy the traditional ox-cart ride or trek along the walking tracks along the grove of pine. The last stop in the Kirirom National Park is a visitor's center decorated with attractive displays. Additionally, there are ruins of a large old mansion next to it.

Location: Phnom Sruoch District, Cambodia

Timing: Open 24 hours

Entry Fees: USD 5

Virachey National Park

Virachey National Park is the best place for trekking. The travelers book their trek through the Eco-Tourism Information Centre. The park presents three treks, namely, Kalang Chhouy Sacred Mountain Trek, Phnom Veal Thom Trek, and O' Lampung Trek.

A wide variety of wildlife like elephants, leopards, bears, pangolins, and many more are also found in the deeper sections of the national park. You can also enjoy a boat trip on Sesan and O' Lalai River. You can camp out under the stars and have an outstanding trip.

Location: Ratanakiri and Stung Treng provinces, Cambodia

Timing: 8 am-6 pm

Yeak Lom Crater Lake

Situated in Yeak Laom commune, Yeak Lom Crater Lake is a crystal clear lake and one of the most popular places to visit in Cambodia. The lake forms a perfect circle when seen from the top. The color of the water is in contrast with the green field in the background.

Both the locals and tourists find this lake as sacred and swimming and playing are common activities here. You can even trek around the lake through large trees and luscious rainforests. However, the forests nearby the lake are home to many exotic birds and parrots.

Ban Lung District, Ratanakiri Province, Northeast Cambodia, Cambodia

Cha Ong

Like Popokvil Waterfalls, Cha Ong is one of the other places to visit in Cambodia. It is the tallest waterfalls in the west of Cambodia. To have a glimpse of the waterfall, you must go down to the stream below where there is a huge cave with a plain roof.

Or you can sit on the rock at the bottom of the stream to witness the mesmerizing beauty of the water falling from the mountain top. The place serves as a perfect spot for a picnic by several locals and tourists.

Location: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Entry Fee: USD 0.5

Ka Tieng

Another waterfall that grasps the attention of tourists in Cambodia is Ka Tieng. Located in the middle of the lush green forest, visitors from around the globe visit Ka Tieng to experience the picturesque beauty of the waterfall.

A vast number of trees provides a cool  shade that allows visitors to rest and view the water falling from the mountain top. This is also one of the picnic places in Cambodia. You can also enjoy elephant rides across the waterfall. There are plenty of vines tangled onto each other that are strong enough to hang on to like a Tarzan.

Location: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

The Grand Diamond City

The Grand Diamond City is a hotel and casino located in Cambodia. The floor features 220 slots and 91 table games. The hotel has 300 rooms with accommodations of all types. The Grand Diamond City has five restaurants, entertainment facilities, musical restaurants, and a free buffet.

The hotel also provides a shuttle service from the Thai border. Hence, the hotel serves as one of the best places to visit in Cambodia.

Location: 10400, Krong Poi Pet, Cambodia


Capital of Ratanakiri Province, Banlung is well-associated with dense wildernesses and plantations. Foreign visitors are delighted with the delicacies sold in the Central Market of Banlung. The environment, Buddhist temples, craters, waterfalls, and mining sites- all add up to the beauty of Banlung.

You can do a lot of things in Banlung. The Banlung market offers jewelry and baskets made by local tribes. There are also a variety of eateries available around Banlung, from local food to Western delicacies. Hence, the town is locally known as 'dey krahorm' which means 'red Earth' as the whole town is covered in the red dusty soil.

Location: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

The Civil War Memorial

The Civil War Memorial is the remembering place of the victims of the perils of Cambodia. The memorial also has a museum that gives an excellent opportunity to the visitors to learn about the Cambodian war. A collection of war machine guns of World War II are displayed in the museum.

Various landmines and rare photographs of Cambodian wars are also exhibited in the museum. You can hire a guide if you want to learn everything about the Civil War Memorial. Therefore, the Civil War Memorial is one of the places in Cambodia that allows visitors to remember the soldiers martyred in the war.

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island is an organization of small islands located along the seaside of Sihanoukville city in the southernmost part of Cambodia. This exotic place has ample bungalow resorts, restaurants, and bars.

The serene island has a population of around 30 people. The island has crystal clear waters where people enjoy swimming in the natural landscape. You can even play volleyball if you are visiting this place with a group of friends.

Location: Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Ream National Park

Among all the great places to visit in Cambodia, Ream National Park has also made its way into the list of must-visit places in the country. The National Park is home to a variety of endangered species of birds.

The park is an escape to the city life of Sihanoukville. You can enjoy boat trips through coastal mangroves along the sparkling beaches. Also, the national park offers numerous trekking options to the visitors.

Location: Sihanoukville, Cambodia

People Also Ask About Cambodia

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Cambodia for a honeymoon?

    1. Cambodia Beaches: Amongst the most romantic places in Cambodia, Cambodia Beaches presents a perfect setting for an intimate time along the turquoise blue ocean and powdered white sand.

    2. Malis Restaurant: Malis Restaurant is the most popular restaurant for couples in Cambodia. The highly recommended dish of Malis Restaurant is Kampot Rock Crab Red Curry.

    3. Kulen Waterfall: Another romantic destination in Cambodia is the Kulen Waterfall. You can enjoy your honeymoon period in the luscious green and picturesque background of the Kulen Waterfall.

    4. Mudita Spa: After exploring the places in Cambodia, you can enjoy the rejuvenating massage with your partner in the world-class spa. The spa offers a relaxing massage to replenish all the senses after a whole day of traveling.

    5. Knai Bang Chatt: Also known as the Sailing Club, this is  a beautiful resort to spend your honeymoon at any time of the year.
  2. Which are the best places to visit in Cambodia in December?

    1. Angkor Temple: Angkor Temple is an ideal place to visit in December. Visiting this place during the hotter months will make you miss trekking in the jungle and exploring the colorful markets.

    2. Siem Reap: It will be easier to visit the temples of Siem Reap in December as you can explore the places in lesser humidity. Book your destination earlier to discover the famous markets, archaeological temples, and museums in Siem Reap.

    3. Battambang: Battambang is a city along the Sangkae river in Cambodia. The place draws visitors with its convenient location, rich culture, and ancient structures dating back to the Khmer Empire.

    4. Phnom Penh: Another city that is worth exploring is Phnom Penh. The temperature during December in Phnom Penh is ideal for enjoying the vacation with your friends and family. Don't forget to tour the famous parks, restaurants, and bars in Phnom Penh.
  3. Which are the famous places in Cambodia to visit with family?

    1. Sihanoukville: Sihanoukville is a place worth visiting with your family. Here, you can enjoy various water sport activities like kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling along the beaches of Sihanoukville.

    2. Kampot: Kampot is a perfect place where you can spend a treasured time with your family. The quiet streets and colonial buildings are a perfect place for a relaxing vacation with your family.

    3. Royal Palace Park: Royal Palace Park is a rectangular park where locals come for picnics. It is an ideal park for children as well.

    4. Phnom Penh: The capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is a fun place to spend your time with family. The Kabiki has secret gardens that provide a playground for kids. The Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre and Fantasy Water World also attract lots of visitors.
  4. What is Cambodia famous for?

    Cambodia is famous for the largest number of religious monuments in the world. One of the places named Angkor Wat attracts tourists from all over the world. There are plenty of other places in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh that have made the country quite popular.
  5. What is the best time to visit Cambodia?

    The best time to visit Cambodia depends on the activities that you are planning to do. Since Cambodia experiences a hotter climate throughout the year, November to February remains the ideal time for tourists visiting this place. The temperature during this time is cool and dry. So, these months are the peak time of tourism in Cambodia.
  6. Is Cambodia safe for tourists?

    Cambodia is safe for tourists. But like other places in Southeast Asia, Cambodia has its fraction of minor crimes. If you are aware of the issues, you will have a safe trip. Since it is a popular tourist destination, you have to be safe from bag snatchers and pick-pocketers.
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