Family/Romantic Holidays in Siem Reap

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The availability of interesting family holidays in Siem Reap make it a popular destination with tourists across the world. There are enough things for families and couples to do and see to ensure that everyone is happy and busy!

Bayon(Krong Siem Reap)

Bayon(Krong Siem Reap)

This Khmer temple was originally a Mahayana Buddhist shrine but later on was also used for Hindu worship by the different monarchs who ruled over the region. There are some spectacular statues of the Buddha in the temple complex which is a must for family tours in Siem Reap.

Timing: 5.00 am to 6.00 pm

Preah Khan(Angkor)

Preah Khan(Angkor)

Originally intended as a monastery, this large complex could accommodate up to 15,000 monks, teachers, and students at a time. The outer wall of the temple has 72 Garudas carved with great attention to detail.

Timing: 5.00 am to 6.00 pm

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Srah Srang

Srah Srang

This massive reservoir was built in the 10th century and is now a great place to catch the sunrise. If you look hard enough, you will be able to spot the remains of an island temple in the middle of the Srah Srang. One of the must-see romantic tours of Siem Reap.

Timing: 5.00 am to 6.00 pm (It is part of the Angkor Wat Complex)

Phnom Bakheng (Bakheng Hill)

Phnom Bakheng (Bakheng Hill)

This is a shrine designed as a temple mountain and is a confluence of Hinduism and Buddhism. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and also featured in one of the Lara Croft movies. It is famous for viewing the sunset over the Angkor Wat.

Timing: It is open from sunrise to sunset and you will need about two hours to see it in detail.

Kbal Spean River

Kbal Spean River

This naturally-carved river bed is found in the heart of the jungle near Angkor. ‘Lingas’ and images of Hindu deities have been carved into the riverbed and there is also a waterfall for you to take a dip in at the end of your journey. It makes the list of romantic things to do in Siem Reap.

Timing: Ideally, visit it in the daylight

Phnom Kulen National Park

Phnom Kulen National Park

This national park has plenty of interesting spots such as Chup Preah, Terrace of Sdach Kamlung, archaeological sites, and two waterfalls. At least 30 previously unknown temples have been excavated in the region.

Timing: Set aside atleast 5 to 6 hours for exploration

Family friendly Siem Reap has something for everyone who visits. The educational as well as fun activities only add to the charm of the city.

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Author: GoFro Travelers’ Network

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