Svay Rieng Travel Guide
The town of Svay Rieng is the capital of the province of the same name and while there’s not much to see in the town, there are a fair few attractions nearby worth seeing on your journey toward Vietnam.
The main allure of Svay Rieng, bedsides its convenience, is its friendly nature. The town is quite pretty and laid back, with its riverside setting, and comes with good food and sleeping options. Elsewhere is the beautiful Prey Ba Sak area just outside town and the Prasat Prasat temple.
Getting There & Away
The best option for getting to Svay Rieng from Phnom Penh is to take a shared taxi for the 2-hour ride; they leave from the Chbah Ampeau taxi park in town. Buses are cheaper and take 3 hours, while getting from the Vietnam border is best done by taxi. Phnom Penh International Airport is just outside the capital.
Things to Do
Svay Rieng Attractions
- Prey Ba Sake
This is the biggest attraction in the area; a recreational area just a few miles outside town with a hillside setting and a temple.
- Brasoth Center
About a mile out of svay rieng, it has excellent sports facilities.
- Svay Rieng Market
Typical provincial town market where you can buy fresh produce or knock-off designer items, as well as take in the bustle.