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Around Battambang

Raymond A. Zepp

Around Battambang

by Raymond A. Zepp

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Published by Tean Thor Association in [Battambang, Cambodia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Other titlesBattambang
Statementby Ray Zepp.
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18401819M
ISBN 109995072009
LC Control Number2007321828
OCLC/WorldCa163102939

Battambang is a sprawling town of about , on the Sangkae River, about 70 km West of Siem Reap. While the highlight of my visit was without a doubt my tour of Phnom Sampov, there are a few other reasons to stay a bit longer and explore this former French colonial can book tours, but I explored downtown Battambang on my own. The 11th century mountaintop Angkorian ruin of Phnom Banan is the best preserved of the Khmer temples around Battambang. As you approach you will see the distinctive five towers pointing skyward, like a smaller version of Angkor Wat. At the base of the mountain you are faced with a steep laterite staircase flanked by nagas.

There are also many bike tours that you can book directly with your hotel or online. By tuk-tuk. We believe the best way to see Battambang is to hire a tuk-tuk for the day to go exploring around the countryside. There are many tuk-tuks available in Battambang and you can hire one for the day who will take you to all of the sights you want to see.   Battambang ក្រុងបាត់ដំបង is a relaxed city, despite being one of Cambodia's most populated. I stroll around its charming colonial-influenced.

  Asia Hotel - The 3-star Asia Hotel is situated a mere 2 miles away from Phnom Sampeau. In the heart of Battambang, this colonial -style building is now a 3 -star venue.8/10(38). The property is around a minute walk from Riverside Nights Market, miles from Borey Thmey Mall and 5 miles from Bamboo Train Battambang. The property provides a hour front desk, a tour desk and currency exchange for guests. Popular points of interest near the hotel include Psar Nat, Boeung Chhouk Market and Battambang Museum/10(35).


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20 of Battambang's Top hidden treasures. Battambang, the second largest city in Cambodia sit next to the Sangkae River. It is a rustic atmosphere town with none of the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh, even though Battambang is Cambodia’s leader in rice production, and is situated close to the Poipet border crossing to : Anton Swanepoel.

The Capitol Tours Bus from Siem Reap takes approximately 3 hours and will cost around $ USD one-way depending on the company you book through. You can also reach Battambang from Phnom Penh.

This bus journey takes between 6 and 7 hours and will cost you. The Around Battambang book capital of Battambang is the second largest city in Cambodia ( estimated population around 1/4 million people).

It is located in one of the biggest rice-growing areas in Southeast Asia. The average altitude of the province is around 50m. Around Battambang. MLA Citation. Zepp, Raymond A. Around Battambang / Ray Zepp [Phnom Penh Australian/Harvard Citation.

Zepp, Raymond A. Around Battambang / Ray Zepp [Phnom Penh. Wikipedia Citation. A half day tuk tuk tour around Battambang’s charming countryside. Within this tour you get to know friendly locals and the way they live that led by our knowledgeable and friendly student guides.

What need to know. Our tour includes 6 itineraries following. Cambodia’s second largest city, laidback BATTAMBANG seems to have the best of various worlds: big enough to have all the energy and bustle you’d expect of a city of aroundpeople, but still small enough to feel like a proper slice of Cambodia, and lacking both the hyperactive traffic and crowds of Around Battambang book Penh and the tourist crowds.

Battambang My Homestay: Is a very popular choice. Read our full review article here. Click here for more accommodation options in Battambang. Things To Do in Battambang: Cycling: Whether you want to meander through the Around Battambang book on your own or join one of the social enterprise-run bike tours on offer, Battambang is best seen by bicycle.

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Battambang, Cambodia on Tripadvisor: traveler reviews and photos of Battambang tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in Battambang. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

How to get in and out of Battambang, rent bicycles or motos, plus our favorite tuk tuk tours. Battambang is a walkable city, in that most of the Western-oriented business are centered in the blocks around and to the south of Psar up a free copy of the Siem Reap Canby guide, they have a small Battambang section with a good map that can help you navigate.

Don’t miss out on Battambang’s #1 attraction: the Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus. The performers in the big top of the Battambang circus are students in our 6 years professional circus program.

In the future, they have the opportunity to perform in Siem Reap and tour around the world. Battambang is surrounded by lush countryside and numerous places of interest to visit, all within close proximity, and Wat Banan was the choice for a recent Sunday afternoon excursion.

I use a bicycle to get around Battambang, which even for Cambodia’s second largest city, has a light traffic situation, and is as flat as a pancake, leaving. There are plenty of reasons to get out of the city and explore the countryside around Battambang.

There is so much to see: the rural way of life in small villages, the rice paddy fields, and expansive stretches of open space that yield long and flat from the city to the horizon. Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Battambang.

Check prices, availability & reviews on Agoda or Booking Read up on where to eat on Battambang. Check out our listings of things to do in and around Battambang. Read up on how to get to Battambang, or book your transport online with BookMeBus. Do you have travel Author: Nicky Sullivan.

Explore Battambang holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | There's something about Battambang (បាត់ដំបង) that visitors just love. Forget the fact that there's really not all that much to do in the city proper: the colonial architecture teetering into genteel disrepair, the.

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We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(33). Things To Do In Battambang, Cambodia. From the fascinating ruins of temples from the Angkorian period to the famous rickety bamboo train, Battambang has quite a lot to hold a traveller’s attention for a few days.

Being Cambodia’s second largest city Battambang is far removed from the hectic busyness of the capital Phnom : Alesha And Jarryd. Getting Around English- and French-speaking remork drivers are commonplace in Battambang, and all are eager to whisk you around on day trips.

A half-day trip out of town to a single sight such as Phnom Sampeau might cost US$12, while a full-day trip taking in three sights costs US$16 to US$20, depending on your haggling skills.

Battambang Tourist Attractions, Battambang is the main hub of the Northwest connecting the entire region with Phnom Penh and Thailand, and as such it�s a vital link for Cambodia.

Battambang city is a peaceful and pleasant place these days. The main parts of the city are situated closed to the Sangker River, a tranquil, small body of water that winds its way through Battambang Province.

Siem Reap Travel Information. Exploring Siem Reap gives you a unique glimpse into the rich, ancient past of the Kingdom of Wonder. Home to largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat, the city prides itself on celebrating its vibrant culture from the Khmer Empire and beyond— complete with beautiful Apsara dancing, humming of traditional flutes and drums, and of course, delicious Avg.

Bus Duration: about 3 hours. They leave Battambang a few times a day and take around 5 hours to get to Phnom Penh. While travelling around Cambodia we used the super-useful 12Go Asia site to book all our trips in advance.

It really helped us to get around Cambodia easily. Use the quick search tool below to book your tickets. Despite being Cambodia’s second largest city, time seemingly stands still when visitors land in Battambang.

Compared with the tourist hubs of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, there are few visitors and the city — more like a small town — has retained its Cambodian are the top things to see and do in Battambang.Take our Local Livelihood tour throughout the Cambodian countryside around Battambang to learn about traditional products such as rice paper, dried bananas, and more.

We visit each family and take time to understand their background and the processes they use to make and sell each product.Soksabike - the original Battabang bicycle tour. Discover authentic Cambodia. Engage your sense of adventure. Support local students and communities. Experience the idyllic Cambodian countryside.

Learn about daily life and culture on one of our full or half day tours. A portion of all tour fees retu.