Photo: Classic Khmer artistry.


Banteay Chhmar

You’ll need to stay at one of the community-run homestays surrounding the temple.

Wooden houses at various locations surrounding the temple
Under US$10
Community Based Tourism Homestay
Backpacker - Under US$10
Wooden houses at various locations surrounding the temple
T: (097) 516 5533, (012) 435 660

The Community Based Tourism programme organises homestays with local villagers. The hosts are given support setting up a bedroom comfortably and cooking for foreigners. We stayed with a family in the southeast part of the village, and loved it. They didn’t speak English, but the welcome was warm, and settling in and being able to observe ordinary Cambodian family life across three generations... Read our full review of Community Based Tourism Homestay.

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