Sihanoukville is Cambodia's main port city. It is a gateway for overland tours to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat. The area's beaches are popular with both locals and tourists. Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh is 140 miles to the northeast.
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Citizens of most countries can apply for an electronic visa (e-visa) online for $25 USD. Cruise lines may process visas on arrival for a higher fee. A passport photo and an empty full blank page is required for the visa.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships may dock at the main commercial port at the northwest corner of the city though some ships may tender.
Money and Tipping
Going to Siem Reap
Siem Reap is over 300 miles away by road but Sihanoukville has a small airport with limited flights to Siem Reap. More frequent flights are available from Phnom Penh.
Tuk-tuk and taxi drivers will wait by the pier. You will need to bargain for the fare to your destination.
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There isn't much to see in Sihanoukville and most visitors head to the beaches or take a tour out to Phnom Penh. Visiting Ream National Park is also an option for those wanting to stay in the area.
Shopping and Restaurants
Phsar Leu Market is an authentic local market in Sihanoukville.
There is a post office by City Hall in Sihanoukville.
High res versions of the maps below can be downloaded at http://www.tourismcambodia.com
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