Things to do in Siem Reap

Siem Reap is almost synonymous with Angkor Wat and most tourists go here just to marvel at its beauty. But other than Angkor Wat, there is also a plethora of other things to do and try here in Siem Reap.

Sunrise and Sunset at Angkor: A list of things to do in Siem Reap always starts with visiting Angkor Wat

Watch an Apsara Show: Some restaurants host nightly Apsara Shows

Biking: Explore Siem Reap on your own by bike

Visit Artisans DAngkor: Observe Cambodian craftsmen at work.

Visit Galleries: There are a lot of galleries around Siem Reap. Check out the artwork of Cambodian artists.

Visit Tonle Sap: Cruise around the enormous Tonle Sap and observe life on the water. People build and live in floating houses. This is a great eye opener showing very different living conditions.

Visit the Markets in Siem Reap: There are quite a number to choose from, You can event check out some cool bags made from recycled material.

Watch Beatocello: Dr. Beat Richner, a Swiss National doctor performs on the cello to help raise funds and awareness. Check out this website for a brief history of his works in Cambodia.

Try Amok: Khmer curry with your choice of chicken, beef, seafood, fish or vegetables.

Try some Exotic Food: Snakes, frogs, crocodiles, tarantulas, silk works, crickets, huge Mekong river fish,
wild birds and lotus seeds.

Stroll Along the Riverside. Walk along the beautiful river side and go to Raffles Park in the afternoon to see a huge colony of flying bats.

Visit Wat Thmei: Visit this monument and learn about the genocide that happened in Cambodia .

Aside from the above activities, you may also try volunteering in one of the various schools around Siem Reap. There are many opportunities to volunteer. Please check this website:

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