Wat Sanker in Battambang
Travel from Poipet

Travel from Poipet to Battambang

You can travel from Poipet to Battambang either by train or by bus. At the moment train services operate infrequently so it is fairly likely you will need to take a bus instead, which completes [Read more…]

Sangke Pagoda in Battambang
Travel from Kep

Travel from Kep to Battambang

The nearest railway station to Kep is in Kampot. At the moment a better option than travelling by train is to take a joint bus and minivan service to Battambang via Phnom Penh. Train services [Read more…]

Damrey Sor Pagoda in Battambang
Battamabang Activities

Damrey Sor Pagoda, Battambang

Damrey Sor Pagoda is a Buddhist temple in Battambang, in Cambodia, a short walk south of the town’s Central Market. Damrey Sor means ‘White Elephant’ and the best known feature of this temple is the [Read more…]

Story of the man sent to hell in a boat
Battamabang Activities

Wat Kandal, Battambang

Wat Kandal, also known as Wat Gahndahl, is a Buddhist Temple in Battambang, Cambodia. Admission to Wat Kandal is free and the temple has no specific opening hours although it makes sense to visit during [Read more…]

Bedroom at the Royal Hotel
Battambang Hotels

Royal Hotel, Battambang

The Royal Hotel is a medium sized hotel located in the centre of Battambang town in Cambodia. This a cheap hotel with a good standard of room and a friendly atmosphere. The hotel gets a [Read more…]

Naga stairs on Sangke Pagoda
Battamabang Activities

Sangke Pagoda, Battambang

Sangke Pagoda is Angkor style tower located in the grounds of Wat Sanker in Battambang, Cambodia. Very little is known for sure about Sangke Pagoda, not even when it was built. The Pagoda maybe over [Read more…]

Governor's Residence in Battambang
Battamabang Activities

Governor’s Residence, Battambang

The Governor’s Residence, or Sala Khaet in Cambodian, is a grand European style building located near the Provincial Hall in Battambang. The Governor’s Residence is no longer used a government building and is open to [Read more…]

Main platform at Poipet Train Station
Train Stations

Poipet Train Station

Poipet Train Station is located 850 metres from the border with Thailand at the top end of the railway line from Phnom Penh.  Poipet Railway Station has recently reopened with limited train services. The connecting [Read more…]

Front entrance to Battambang Railway Station
Train Stations

Battambang Train Station

Battambang Train Station first opened to rail passengers in 1953 and then closed in 2009 before reopening in 2018 following the repair of the train line between Phnom Penh and Poi Pet on the border [Read more…]