Cambodia is a small geographical location that is yet to fully explore its tourism potential. This country is slowly recovering from historical restrictions and turning into a wonderful vacation destination. Cambodia is home to some of the most stunning and magnificent views that are its main tourist attractions. These features range from ancient temples, untouched islands, densely forested regions, exotic white sandy beaches, and some of the best architectural sites.
Cambodia is a unique location for vacation given its rich cultural history and heritage, wonderful natural features and the ever friendly Cambodian population. The country has adequate infrastructure, wonderful hotels and very tasty Cambodian cuisine. There are a number of places that are highly recommended for visitors to this magnificent country. A number of them have been explained in minor detail below.
The Angkor is one of the top tourist attractions in Cambodia. This huge and ancient temple features the remains of the famous Khmer Empire. The Angkor wat temple features unique ancient architecture and it is known to be the world’s largest religious monument. The pillars depict excellent architectural as well as artistic work. This location is famous among tourists who visit and take photographs among the ruins.
Another excellent region is the Sihanoukville. The natives commonly refer to this location as Kampong som. It features a number of exotic white sandy beaches and tropical islands yet to be explored. The water is cool and relaxing. Tourists from all across the globe visit this location to relax and enjoy all the activities taking place at the beach.
Those who love sightseeing are sure to enjoy the silver pagoda. This location is within the royal Palace of Phnom Penh. It features numerous Buddha statues. A famous Statue of Buddha in this location that was made in the 17th century is studded with emeralds and diamonds. The walls of the Silver padoga are decorated with artistic Murals that depict the Ramayana mythology. The Preah Vihear is another exclusive location full of Temples that are dedicated to the Hindu god shiva.
Tourists also get to view a number of endangered species of the elephant and the tiger in the Bokor national park. Besides viewing of wild life there are other scenic views including the magnificent Vietnamese-Cambodian coastal line.
Another major tourist hub in Cambodia is the Siem reap. This small but lively town is located close to the Angkor temples. The town has many unique markets and restaurants that offer the best foods. This town is well known for an excellent night life thanks to the numerous entertainment establishments found there.
Another natural feature that is worth the attention of any tourist willing to explore Cambodia Fully is the Tonle Sap. This fresh water lake has a huge dumbbell shape making it one of the major distinctive landscapes of Cambodia.
Finally you should also experience the blazing trekking trails of Phnom Penh. This area is suitable for all outdoor enthusiasts interested in a little exercise. You can easily enjoy the exciting walk with your family while viewing the magnificent landscape.