185 km from Phnom Penh
Population: 220 000 inhabitants

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Monuments and attractions to see in Sihanoukville:

Besides Wat Leu and the view it offers and Wat Kraom, there is not so many interesting places to visit in Sihanoukville. The destination is especially attractive for its beaches. The small neighboring islands are also interesting and many agencies are offering excursions and diving courses on Koh Rong Salem, Koh Tang or Pulo Wai.
Another nice trip to do is to go to Ream National Park 14 km from Sihanoukville. You can sleep in bungalows there if you want. Mangrove forests, sandy beaches, some small islands are amakes it a great place where you can do beautiful boat rides.

Wat Leu temple

Wat Leu temple

Perched on a hill, it offers a beautiful view of Sihanoukville and the neighboring islands. It is especially remarkable for its elephant statue with 3 heads carved into the wall. ( details... )

Wat Kraom temple

Wat Kraom temple

Located at the foot of the hill where Wat Leu is. People usually visit both temples at the same time. ( details... )

  • Ream National Park , located 18 km from Sihanoukville but it takes another ten kilometers inside the park to reach the beach. The park offers guided tours to discover the nature, waterfalls, small mammals and birds. There is a Buddhist temple, Wat Ream. It also worth a visit. There is a guesthouse inside the park, near the beach, Ream Beach Guesthouse ($ 15-30).

  • Sihanoukville neighboring islands which may also be worth a visit. Many agencies offer tours to discover them: Koh Russei, Koh Ta Kiev or Koh Rong Saloem.