Battambang Overview

Battambang is Cambodia’s second most populous city and a popular tourist destination due to the many nearby ancient temples, Buddhist shrines and the infamous bamboo railway. It is popular with tourists because of its blend of modern city, small-town friendliness and some well-preserved colonial architecture, which works together to give the town a unique charm.

Get In

  • By bus
  • By boat from Siem Reap

Get around

  • On foot
  • By bicycle
  • By motorbike
  • By tuk tuk
  • By small boat (act as ferries)

See & Do

  • French colonial buildings like as Psar Nat, Central Market, the swimming pool Victory and the train station
  • Governor’s Residence
  • Battambang Museum
  • Phnom Sampeu – a hill with the Killing Caves of the Khmer Rouge
  • Wat Banan
  • Wat Ek Phnom
  • Battambang Circus
  • Bamboo train
  • Abandoned Pepsi Factory
  • Mrs Bun Roeung’s Ancient House at Wat Kor village
  • Riverside night market and New Night Market
  • Romcheik5 Artspace

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