Siem Reap, a resort town in north western Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag.
Siem Reap is also the gateway to Tonle Sap lake, the largest fresh water lake in Southeast Asia It is connected to the Mekong River through the 120 km long Tonle Sap river at Phnom Penh in the south east..
Within the township, there is the famous Pub Street frequent by travellers as a drink, food and entertainment centre. Close to it is the Old Market which is bursting with activities in the day and also the Night Market which lots of tourists looking for cheap clothing, local delicacies, souvenirs and cultural items, and even a good foot and body massage. Siem Reap and its vicinities also boost of numerous ancient temples, relics and museums..