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Siem Reap Information

Travel and Local Information Guide

Our Siem Reap information section gives you all the necessary details that you'll need for a well-planned holiday in Cambodia's most popular tourist destination. Attracting millions of visitors every year, this small town boasts plenty of iconic temples (besides Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm Temple), vibrant markets, and colonial buildings while authentic Khmer, Asian, European, and western fare are readily available at affordable prices.

Hotels in Siem Reap are plentiful as well, ranging from charming guesthouses for backpackers to five-star villas for those looking to enjoy a luxurious getaway. If you’re travelling to Siem Reap for the first time, having a basic idea of the local culture, climate and ways of getting around is essential for a stress-free holiday. Therefore, we’ve compiled a handy travel and local information guide on Siem Reap for your convenience.

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Electricity

220 volts AC, 50Hz. Most of the plugs are flat 2-pin, but round 2-pin plugs are also used in some places. Adaptors are widely available.

SIM Cards and dialing prefixes

Tourist SIM cards are now available from about a few US$ each and they last for two weeks. They can be purchased at most hotels, post offices and supermarkets. Officially a non-Cambodian cannot buy a SIM card for their mobile phone for longer than two weeks. Alternatively, why not bring along your phone with its normal SIM card in it with international roaming activated. It’s simple and safe.

To make a call to a landline within Siem Reap, dial 063 then the six digit number. To call another city from Siem Reap, dial the city code and phone number. To call Siem Reap from outside Cambodia, dial 00, followed by +855, the country code, then (0) 63, Siem Reap area code but exclude the ‘0’ and the number. To make an international call from Siem Reap, first dial the access code 001 or 007.

Important Phone Numbers
Police 117
Tourist Police 012 402424
Ambulance 119
Fire 012 784464
Royal Angkor International Hospital 063 761888
Khmer-China Hospital 012 596686
Siem Reap Internaitonal Airport 063 963106
Tourist Centre 012 402424
Immigration 012 581558

Getting Around Siem Reap

Siem Reap City is a compact kind of town in which visitors can get around by foot. Though the main attraction, the Angkor Wat is only some 6km away, still it’s best to go there by tour or take some kind of local transportation whether its car, tuk tuk (a two-person motorcycle trailer) or motorcycle taxi. Read More...

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