Battambang Overview

Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city, situated next to a gentle, romantic river. This city is not the hub of the bustling capital, there are no beautiful beaches, there are no magnificent temples but still attract tourists by its own beauty, which contains many interesting things, from the classic look of French architecture to everyday life of the people here. The following sights are only a part of all Battambang destinations. Most of the colonial buildings are located on the main road of Battambang spread along the river. In addition, on the Sanker line, the magnificent Chinese temples, majestic light is also beautiful sights. Going to the inner city, there are temples of Wat Dhum Rey Sor and Wat Phepittam worth visiting.
No other city in the pagoda has clearer influences from France than Battambang. The old colonial buildings along the banks of the river were the former residence of the governor of France. Visitors will see impressive architecture and nostalgic history. Situated right in the heart of the city is the bustling Psar Nat market, where local daily activities take place. Most hotels and motels are located very close to the market, just a few steps away. If you are visiting Battambang for the first time during your Cambodia trip, the simplest way to explore the city is to take a stroll around the city center. Along the roads in Battambang, there are displays of statues of kings, generals, historical figures, or legendary gods.

Our Battambang trips

Trip name Days From USD
Best Of Cambodia Siem Reap, Cambodia to Phnom Penh, Cambodia Best Of Cambodia 10 days USD 674 View Trip