254 km from Phnom Penh
Population: 140 000 inhabitants

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General information about Battambang

Battambang is the second most populous city in Cambodia. Travelers generally stop there before or after Siem Reap, nearby town of famous temples of Angkor. They visit the countryside, the few temples perched on the mountains or do a little ride on the famous bamboo train. The cruises on the Tonle Sap connecting Battambang to Siem Reap are also very popular. Despite tourism, the city preserved her provincial atmosphere that gives it a certain charm. Battambang has many colonial buildings and traditional Cambodian style houses.

Practical information and advices

As soon as you leave Battambang, you find yourselves very quickly in the countryside and in a more rural Cambodia which does not lack of charm.

How to ask to go to Battambang ?

Useful addresses in Battambang

Tourist Police: 1155