Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Siem Reap

Siem Reap is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Siem Reap one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Siem Reap is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Siem Reap or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Siem Reap. Explore the historical monuments of Siem Reap with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Siem Reap guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Siem Reap page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Siem Reap with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Angkor Wat

    #1 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Angkor Wat

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Historical Site

    Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. It is a Buddhist temple built in the early 12th century. It is the prime attraction of Cambodia, also having its place on the country’s...Read more

  2. The Bayon

    #2 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    The Bayon

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is one of the biggest temples in Angkor and one of the oldest in the world. It was the state temple of the great Buddhist King Jayavarman VII. While Angkor Wat is known for its grandness, Bayon i...Read more

  3. Pub Street

    #3 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Pub Street

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Entertainment

    Address: Street 8, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Pub Street is the nightlife hub of Siem Reap. The street is conveniently located near the main market area. So when you are tired shopping, you can seat yourself in one of the bars and enjoy a beer or...Read more

  4. Cambodia Landmine Museum

    #4 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Cambodia Landmine Museum

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Angkor National Park, 7km south of Banteay Srey Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is a one of a kind of museum dedicated to landmines. The mission of the museum is to educate its visitors about the hazard of these weapons. The landmines are meticulously arranged according to w...Read more

  5. Preah Khan

    #5 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Preah Khan

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is an important temple in Angkor. It is dedicated to the father of the famous king Jayavarman VII. Unlike most of the temples in Angkor, this one is flat in its architecture. Also it has not been...Read more

  6. Kbal Spean

    #6 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Kbal Spean

    Tags: Waterfall, Bridge, Archaeological Site , Sculpture

    Address: Angkor, Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    This is a famous archaeological site near Siem Reap. The site is a wonderful collection of sandstone structures and stone carvings. But what is unique about this art is that it has carved onto the riv...Read more

  7. Banteay Kdei

    #7 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Banteay Kdei

    Tags: Temple, Statue, Architecture

    Address: Srah Srang, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Banteay Kdei, signifying "A Citadel of Chambers", otherwise called "Bastion of Monks' phones", is a Buddhist sanctuary in Angkor, Cambodia. It is located on the southeast of Ta Prohm and east of Angko...Read more

  8. Ta Som

    #8 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Ta Som

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Ta Som is a little temple at Angkor, depicting Bodhisattva and was manufactured towards the end of the twelfth century for King Jayavarman VII. It is found upper east of Angkor Thom and only east of N...Read more

  9. The Angkor Center For Conservation Of Biodiversity

    #9 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    The Angkor Center For Conservation Of Biodiversity

    Tags: Archaeological Site , Conservation Centre

    Address: Kbal Spean, Phnom Kulen National Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Angkor Center for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) is a non-legislative association in Cambodia. ACCB is the "first nature preservation and imperilled untamed life save and rearing focus" in th...Read more

  10. Bakong

    #10 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Bakong

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Statue

    Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Bakong is situated at Roluos south of PreahKo. Enter and leave the temple at the east. A cutting edge Buddhist temple is arranged to one side of the east access to Bakong. It was manufactured in late ...Read more

  11. Eastern Mebon

    #11 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Eastern Mebon

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Sculpture

    Address: Prasat Bakong, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    East Mebon is a vast temple mountain-like structure, rising three levels and delegated by five towers. Jayavarman IV, a usurper to the throne, moved the capital from Angkor to Koh Ker in 928AD. After ...Read more

  12. Roluos Temples

    #12 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Roluos Temples

    Tags: Temple, Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Roluos is a Cambodian present day residential area and an archeological site around 13 km east of Siem Reap along NH6. When it was the seat of Hariharalaya,first capital of Khmer Empire north of Tonl&...Read more

  13. Wat Thmey

    #13 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Wat Thmey

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Wat Thmey is a little dynamic Pagoda, dedicated to the country and to its people who sacrificed their lives for the country. Since 1400, the country has been suffering and was once completely destroye...Read more

  14. Ta Keo

    #14 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Ta Keo

    Tags: Temple, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Ta Keo is a fragmented temple that gloats a channel, five 50-meter tall towers, and a 22-meter tall pyramid. At some point in the tenth or eleventh century, King Jayavarman V requested the development...Read more

  15. Srah Srang

    #15 of 22 Historical Places in Siem Reap
    Srah Srang

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site

    Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

    It was built in the mid-tenth century, by the stratagem of Kavindrarimathana, Buddhist clergyman of Rajendravarman II and was the chapel of Kama, God of Love. It was later changed around the year 1200...Read more

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