TOP 10 must-visit destinations when traveling to Cambodia

Cambodia tourism possesses a lot of impressive beauties, from ancient temples to the beautiful natural scenery of unspoiled beaches, but it takes a lot of time for you to fully explore. Let’s take a look at these TOP 10 attractive destinations when traveling to Cambodia with Passionate Travel.


The complex of temples and monuments of Angkor

No language or emotions can describe the beauty and wonder of Angkor unless you come to the place and see it all with your own eyes. Architects from the 8th century and talented craftsmen here have created a great architectural complex with 600 works scattered in a dense forest area of 45 km². However, the most attractive and important destinations are still Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Bayon temple, and Ta Prohm.



Sihanoukville is a famous Cambodian port city and beach resort located on the Gulf of Thailand. This is the only city with a deep-water port in Cambodia, attracting visitors with its white sandy beaches and warm tropical islands surrounded by palm trees. Sihanoukville is a suitable tourist destination for visitors to choose to rest and relax, avoiding the heat of the tropical climate.

In this city, visitors can hang out in small bars sipping beer or sit on rattan chairs in a corner of the beach to enjoy seafood and fireworks.


Koh Rong Island

Koh Rong Island is located in the Gulf of Thailand, 20km from the coastal city of Sihanoukville. Only about 2 hours by boat on the sea in the calm bay. In stark contrast to the vibrant Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Island is truly a wild and soothing “paradise” that makes you fall in love as soon as you set foot on it, where you will be completely relaxed amidst the clear sea and the warmth of the tropics.

Koh Rong is an island that was voted by the NewYork Times as one of the 45 most worthy destinations in the world in 2012 and was dubbed the “Hawaii of Asia”.


Bokor National Park

If you are a tourist who loves to explore nature, Bokor National Park will be a destination you should not miss. This park was established in 1993 in an extremely large area, inside the park’s premises there are many rare species of plants and animals.

In addition, the Bokor Hill Station area here is the most frequented place by tourists because it is the remnant of an entire resort of the French colonial period. It can be said that in this resort there is almost no shortage of anything, from schools, post offices, and casinos to churches and hotels,,…. but has been abandoned, creating an atmosphere that is both gloomy and somewhat murky and creepy.



Referring to Kampot without mentioning durian is a huge omission. At the big square of Kampot town, you will see a giant durian monument standing tall, symbolizing the unique cuisine here.


Besides, coming to Kampot town, you will be able to visit extremely attractive destinations such as Teuk Chhou stream, Phnom Chhnok cave or Kep beach located right next to the busy Kampot town.


Phnom Penh capital city

The most famous tourist destination in Cambodia today is the capital, Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh is bustling and bustling with many new and attractive activities. The first time you experience a new land, you will not be surprised to see that there are many pagodas and monks here, there are many new things going on that it may take 1-2 days for you to get used to. they.


Going everywhere in the city you will encounter majestic and majestic temples and monuments. In the morning in Phnom Penh, you can eat Lort Cha (fried egg noodles with bean sprouts), enjoy Cambodian specialties, and sip a glass of orange juice. In the afternoon, go for a walk along the Sisowath River to enjoy the view, or simply go to a roadside bar to mingle with Cambodian music.


Royal Palace In Cambodia

Royal Palace in Cambodia is located in the center of Phnom Penh capital, the palace was built in 1866, and is the gathering place of buildings including Khanh Tiet Palace, Phochani Palace, and Silver Pagoda… for the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia to live and live in. living, this is the place where the court and royal ceremonies are performed.

The Royal Palace is a solidly built construction consisting of many towering towers, an unmistakable architecture of the country’s pagodas and temples, the works are very elaborately decorated and take care of the flower gardens. very carefully.


Siem Reap

Located in Northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap is the main tourist attraction in Cambodia thanks to the city’s location closest to Angkor. Most of the discovered temples like Angkor Wat (built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century) are tourist attractions. Siem Reap has Chinatown located in the Western Quarter, around the old market. The city has a stage performing Apsara dance, craft shops, silkworm farms and rice fields of the countryside and fishing villages, and melaleuca birds near Tonlé Sap lake. Today, Siem Reap is a popular tourist destination with many hotels and restaurants.


The coastal city of Kep

The coastal city of Kep is a tourist destination in Cambodia that attracts many tourists. Kep Citadel was built in 1908 during the French colonial period and upgraded into a beach resort in the 1960s. During the tumultuous Khmer Rouge period, the French works here were destroyed many times. However, Kep still retains many symbols, signs, and classical architecture from the French period.

Visitors to Kep city are impressed with Kep beach with smooth waves, clear blue water, and a road around the sea with a view of the sea on one side, and a winding foothill lined with lush trees on the other. Besides, it also has Kep National Park, Samot Reangsey temple with typical Cambodian architecture, and the idyllic “Rabbit” island of Koh Tonsay.



Located in the center of northwest Cambodia, Battambang city attracts tourists with its quiet ancient beauty and wonderful natural scenery. Battambang marks many influences of the French colonial period and is a bright spot on the tourist map of Cambodia.

Coming to Battambang, visitors can visit Watkor cultural village, PPS circus, Naga memorial for peace and development, or Battambang museum – which displays ancient artifacts and folk tales and legends. . In addition, cooking courses in traditional Khmer dishes and walking around hotels around the city on a special bamboo train are interesting experiences in Battambang that visitors should not miss.


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