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Cambodia has blossomed into one of the key Asian destinations for luxury holiday-makers, backpackers and everyone in between. It's well-connected on transport routes, has a wealth of attractions and is particularly easy to travel due to the relatively high level of English spoken in comparison to neighboring countries. In this section, we give a general overview of the country, its demographics, history, culture and much more.

Introduction to Cambodia

Beautiful desert-island beaches, jungle trekking in protected reserves, café-culture in a capital city full of complex history– and, of course, 1000-year old temples from...

Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake is often referred to as the heart of Cambodia, it’s a giant, almost ocean-like, inland freshwater lake. The Tonle Sap River...

The Mekong River

The Mekong River is one of the mightiest rivers in Asia. It is the world’s 12th longest river and it crosses through 6 countries...

The King and Royal Family

The current King of Cambodia is Norodom Sihamoni. Born 14th May, 1953. His official title is Preah Karuna Preah Bat Sâmdach Preah Bâromneath Norodom...

Religion

The motto of Cambodia is “Nation, Religion, King”. This gives some indication of just how important Buddhism – the national religion – is to...

Politics

Cambodia has a complex political history. Sandwiched between two powerful neighbors, Vietnam and Thailand, and attracting attention from further flung countries such as Japan,...

History of Cambodia

Cambodia is often referred to as a "young country" – the devastation of an entire generation under the Khmer Rouge regime means that today’s...

Khmer Boxing

Martial arts are an important and ancient part of South East Asian culture. Many South East Asian nations have their own style and tradition...
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Koh Ker's seven-tiered pyramid, named Prang.

Koh Ker

Lolei Temple, Roluos Group, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Roluos Group

Banteay Kdei temple

Banteay Kdei

Prasat Phnom Krom, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Phnom Krom