Areas in Battambang:
Cambodia’s second largest city Battambang is located at the Sangker River just southwest of the great Tonle Sap Lake. Battambang is a lovely, rural, still a bit sleepy town and home to some of the best preserved colonial architecture.
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Surrounded by a picturesque countryside with rice paddy fields, beautiful Khmer houses and extremely friendly and welcoming villagers it offers visitors a glance of traditional Khmer life. With its fertile soils the region is often referred as the rice bowl Cambodia’s, where even a vineyard can be found.
(Local sellers set up their stands along the Sangker River in the afternoon)
Tips on what to do in Battambang:
6. Scenic boat trip on the Tonle Sap Lake to Siem Reap
How to get from Battambang to other destinations:
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