Siem Reap Destination Guide
Delve into Siem Reap in Cambodia!
Siem Reap in the region of Khétt Siĕm Réab with it's 139,458 residents is a city in Cambodia - some 144 mi (or 232 km) North-West of Phnom Penh, the country's capital.
Current time in Siem Reap is now 11:58 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Phnom Penh" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ho Chi Minh City, Huế, Nang Rong, Bangkok, Khon Kaen or Battambang. While being here, make sure to check out Siem Reap, Phumi Trapeang Seh Khang Lech, Phumi Toek L-ak, Phumi Ta Taot, Phumi Svay 2 and Phumi Samraong 2 as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||33°C / 91 °F|
|Evening Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||7%|
|Air Pressure||1018.4 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 12% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 24th of May 2017Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 34°C (93 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Thursday, 25th of May 2017Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 33°C (92 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Friday, 26th of May 2017Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
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Upcomming Local Events
A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Siem Reap during the next days.
2017 Angkor Wat Half Marathon/10K Tour
Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location
Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by a king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaivism tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu.
Located at 13.37, 103.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Angkor Thom, located in present day Cambodia, was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by king Jayavarman VII. It covers an area of 9 km², within which are located several monuments from earlier eras as well as those established by Jayavarman and his successors. At the centre of the city is Jayavarman's state temple, the Bayon, with the other major sites clustered around the Victory Square immediately to the north.
The Khmer Empire, now known as Cambodia, was perhaps the most powerful empire in Southeast Asia. The empire, which grew out of the former kingdom of Chenla, at times ruled over and/or vassalized parts of modern-day Laos, Thailand, and southern Vietnam. During the formation of the empire, the Khmer had close cultural, political and trade relations with Java, and later with the Srivijaya empire that lay beyond Khmer's southern border.
Angkor (Khmer: អង្គរ, "Holy City") is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 15th centuries. The word Angkor is derived from the Sanskrit nagara (नगर), meaning "city".
Terrace of the Elephants
The Terrace of the Elephants is part of the walled city of Angkor Thom, a ruined temple complex in Cambodia. The terrace was used by Angkor's king Jayavarman VII as a platform from which to view his victorious returning army. It was attached to the palace of Phimeanakas, of which only a few ruins remain. Most of the original structure was made of organic material and has long since disappeared. Most of what remains are the foundation platforms of the complex.
Located at 13.37, 103.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.