Author(s): Beverley Palmer
Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Cambodia", the definitive companion to this increasingly popular destination. It features a full-colour section that introduces Cambodia's highlights, from the world-renowned spires of Angkor Wat to the stunning tropical beaches of Sihanoukville. Using informed accounts, it helps you clue-up on every top sight including the old colonial buildings that line the river at Battambang and the atmospheric mountain scenery of Rattanakiri. The guide features new full-colour sections on Festivals and Temple Architecture as well as insightful features on Cambodian history, religion, literature, art and cultural life with expert background on everything from Khmer architecture to longboat racing on Tonle Sap. There are plenty of practical tips on all the best accommodation, transportation and Cambodia's intriguing cuisine plus lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Explore the best of Cambodia with the clearest maps of any guide.