Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest city to the world famous temples of Angkor. Angkor Wat, built in the first half of the 12th century as a Hindu temple, was discovered by French naturalist Henri Mouhot in 1860. Angkor Wat is said to be largest religious monument in the world. Besides Angkor Wat there are various other famous temples like Ta Prohm, Bayon, Preah Khan, Prasat Beng Mealea to name a few. Siem Reap can easily be a considered as a cradle of old civilization with an impressive history of Khmer Empire. The charm of ancient civilization & its relaxed settings with all the amenities for tourism and the wonderful people make it a worthwhile experience. In short, visit to Siem Reap is a delight to discover the ancient civilzation and its marvels. Not to be missed.