Ferry Schedule To Siem Reap (Cambodia)
Angkor National Museum
Angkor National Museum is a place that all of the museum enthusiasts and rookies will highly appreciate its historical and cultural value. It’s recommended that the museum is the first on your itinerary before any of Siem Reap’s temples as it will give you a great background that will enhance your experience. You’ll find the Angkor National museum on the road to Angkor, featuring a plethora of Angkorian artifacts and incredible exhibits including Angkor Wat, The Great Khmer Kings, the Gallery of a Thousand Buddhas, Pre-Angkorian period of Chenla and Dunan and much more. Touch screens and audio commentaries are some of the tools used to give you a more interactive and informative experience.
Phare the Cambodian Circus
Phare the Cambodian Circus is yet another reason to pay Siem Reap a visit. It also offers the highest-rated evening entertainment in all of Siem Reap. Going to see one of the shows is a completely entertaining spectacle, guaranteed by a team of the best entertainers in the region. Performance art and storytelling are two of the key ingredients that these spectacular shows are built on. Phare the Cambodian Circus specializes in offering not just entertainment, but telling a playful story intricately linked with Cambodian cultural and dipped in a deeply meaningful message.
Located in the center of Angkor Thom, the Bayon is King Jayavarman VII's state temple which was initially built in the early 13th or 12th century. The Bayon is not just a temple but a masterful and one-of-a-kind piece of art, as it is surrounded by a breathtaking vista. What specializes the temple from others is the large 216 engraved smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara in 54 of the temple's amazing towers. The temple was originally given the name “Banyan Temple" but was later changed to Bayon due to the mispronunciation of its original name by locals working on its restoration.
Known as the largest Buddhist temple in the world, Angor Wat is an impressive temple-complex that is among Siem Reap’s most visited places. the 500 acres complex was first built as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu, and towards the end of the 12th century, it was transformed into what it stands as today, a majestic Buddhist temple. It was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman to use as his state temple. Angkor Wat is a certified UNESCO World Heritage Site. Adding it to your itinerary is guaranteed to add more value and memories to your trip to Cambodia.