Chong Kneas Floating Village, Siem Reap

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#27 of 57 in Historic Sites in Siem Reap
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Cycle around or take a boat tour of Chong Kneas Floating Village, where hundreds of boat houses make up one of the many floating household settlements close to Siem Reap. Expect to encounter extreme poverty and poor living conditions, which may make this an uncomfortable visit for many. You'll get a sense of the life here, which depends on the unpredictable lake, touring sights such as a floating classroom of an elementary school. Watch water buffalos shoulder-deep in mud, and imagine life in a shack on stilts stuck in the lakeshore. With our world travel planner, Siem Reap attractions like Chong Kneas Floating Village can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Don’t go. Just awful to see my fellow Cambodians be so shady. Something didn’t feel right while buying rice and water for the children & we were right. They pocket the money and take the supplies...  more »
  • A wonderful way to spendere the day, an deffinitely a must see. It’s just differentiere, wonderful and kind of magical 🥰  more »
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