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Explore the Southeast Asia’s Pearl- Cambodia

Southeast Asia is the biggest way to enter in to the many ancient wonders, where you may find many regions in this category though among all you can find the real Southeast Asia’s pearl the great Cambodia. Each year Cambodia draws more number of visitors by its stunning temples, tropical beaches, colonial buildings and an abundance of natural attractions. Let’s see how all wonders of it boost the Cambodia as a best tourist destination among all. Let’s begin to explore it by our review in right way.

Silver Pagoda:

The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Phnom Penh, which has many names such as Wat Ubosoth Ratanaram, Preah Vihear Preah Keo Morakot and Wat Preah Keo in Khmer. The Silver Pagoda is a home of many national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues, where the baccarat crystal Buddha and a life-sized gold Maitreya Buddha decorated with 9584 diamonds are the most notable. There you can see the detailed mural with rich color on the courtyard’s internal wall and the murals explain the Ramayana myth. The Silver Pagoda is made-up of 5,000 silver tiles and you can also see the royal families’ gifts on the display. So don’t miss to visit the Sliver Pagoda while you are in Cambodia trip.(image by Kirk Siang)389099792_7d0a96c01f_z


Kratie is a small town as well as best tourist destination in the Cambodia located on the banks of the Mekong River, which is the best place to see many French colonial buildings with the water surroundings. The Kratie is the best spot for those who love Irrawaddy dolphins, now you may get confusion right, because the provincial capital Kratie is the home of the rare sweet water Irrawaddy dolphins. The rare sweet water Irrawaddy dolphins are the main tourist attraction over there, where you can find Irrawaddy dolphins between 66 and 86 left in the upper Cambodian Mekong area. Kratie town is quite picturesque spot with sandbars, big islands, hundreds of Green Island, and circling water, where don’t miss to enter in to the bustling market and taste some delicious foods in rural Cambodian life.(image by luco)13102939495_4cd4bb3685_z

Other Attractions:

In Cambodia you can find many attractive sites apart from the above mentioned area, where you must visit many manmade attractions such as the Banteay Srei-famous for the largely built red sandstone with elaborate decorative wall carvings, next is the Bayon Temple- famous for the 200 massive stone faces and located in part of the Angkor. Angkor is famous for many temples though there you must visit the famous and magnificent Angkor Wat. The Angkor Wat is the famous of all and also serves as best monuments among all in the world, where you can see the series of three rectangular terraces to the central shrine and tower at a height of 213 meters. If you want to enjoy the beach with the amiable environment you must visit the Sihanoukville, which will be fully covered by the visitors during the weekends.

These are the most important and must visit spots in Cambodia.

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