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Visiting Angkor Wat is typically at the top of anyone’s list when visiting Cambodia.

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And while the famous Buddhist temple has almost single-handedly put Cambodia on the world’s collective bucket list, the country offers far more than just one oft-Instgrammed building. Even the province of Siem Reap — the jumping-off point to Angkor Wat — has loads to do, and we’ll show it all to you in our extensive travel guide to Siem Reap.

Cambodia also has literally hundreds of other temples besides Angkor Wat, and we’ve found nine that may be even better to visit. We’ll also show you how to visit the floating villages of Cambodia, where life literally ebbs and flows with the changing waters. You can also find out how to visit Kulen Falls, set in the hilly landscapes of Phnom Kulen National Park. Though Cambodia was once the tragic setting for one of the most brutal dictatorships in world history, it’s evolved into a darling of Southeast Asian tourism and offers a slower, more natural alternative to other countries in the region.

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