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Pavilion Hotel

Outdoor swimming pool

Located in the middle of the historical centre of Phnom Penh, the Pavilion Hotel is an ideal hotel in the tourist site of Cambodia just a few steps from the Royal Palace, facing Wat Botum and the Royal Pagoda. Boasting unique heritage villas, a swimming pool in open space, one in the shade, and four

Killing Fields Choeung Ek

Mass grave of 450 victims

Choeung Ek, the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge – killed between 1975 and 1979 – about 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is the best-known of the sites known as The Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge regime executed over one million people

Apsara dance – the national pride of Cambodia

Apsara dance

Apsara is the title of a Khmer classical dance created by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia in the mid-20th century under the patronage of Queen Sisowath Kossamak. The Apsara is played by a woman, sewn into tight-fitting traditional dress, whose graceful, sinuous gestures are codified to narrate classical myths or religious stories. Cambodia Discovery A dark

Explore Bokor National Park, Cambodia

Bokor National Park

Bokor National Park was established by Royal decree in 1993. Named after its shape, Bokor is part of the Elephant Mountain range. The park spans an area of about 1580 square kilometers of protected, dense primary rainforest, bordering the Cardamom Mountain Range in the East, Kirirom National Park in the North and ending less than

Apsara Dance in Siem Riep

Apsara dance

Apsara – art of the Cambodian royal dance was recognized by UNESSCO as the intangible cultural heritage of the world. That is the dance which any visitor can not miss to enjoy while traveling to Cambodia. Apsara dance is derived from the character Apsara in Hindu lore who are fairies dancing for the gods. The

Russian Market

Russian Market

Russian market is located in the south part of Phnom Penh, to the West of Street 155, between Street 440 and Street 450 and is known to the locals as Phsar Toul Tom Poung. Indochina travel It does not look like much from the outside but when you get in you will find everything from

Takeo Province

Takeo

Located in the southwest of Cambodia, Takeo borders the provinces of Kampot to the west, Kampong Speu to the northwest and Kandal to the north and east. Much of Takeo province disappears in an annual inundation by the waters of the Mekong and Bassac rivers, leaving Takeo town isolated on the shore of a vast inland sea, and outlying villages transformed into islands. The provincial

Cambodian Street Food

Fresh Ang dtray meuk

The Khmer Rouge did everything possible to destroy the culture of Cambodia but cultural identity is strong and Cambodian cuisine and especially Cambodian street food is part of that. Enjoy delicious dishes very worthy- enjoying when you come to Cambodia. Here are the outstanding street dishes one should try when coming here Ang dtray meuk

Koh Kong- Cambodia

Koh Kong-paradise in Cambodia

Koh Kong is the capital of Koh Kong province in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains. It is 8km away from Cham Yeam, which is connected by Cambodia’s southernmost Thai border crossing to the Thai town of Hat Lek. Mekong river cruise Vietnam Koh Kong Island is considered one of the best beaches in South East Asia. There are no accommodations on Koh Kong

Apsara – the magical dance of Cambodia

A part of Reamker is illustrated by the Apsara figurative dance

Cambodia – “the land of wonders” – attracts tourists because of its mysterious, magical features. One of them which tourists should not miss out is Apsara dance. Apsara dance is the Royal ballet-like dance in Cambodia telling folk stories and legends of the country. It rooted from India but was gradually influenced by the Khmer