Battambang Province is Cambodia’s second largest city after its capital, located in the western region of the country, an approximate four-hour drive from Phnom Penh. It is graced with beautiful shrines, temples and statues, the reason it is often praised as ‘the beautifully crafted bowl of western Cambodia’. Its public places are decorated with elaborate ... More>figures mostly depicting myths and legends, offering free sights to see and great photo opportunities in every corner of town. Battambang Museum is a great stopover where you can admire fine Angkorian statues and statuettes from all over the Battambang Province, with visitor-friendly signs to help you navigate around. Battambang Province also features a number of fine French houses dating back to colonial times. Go shopping for souvenirs and handicraft items at its many large markets, and enjoy your stay at several hotel choices in the Battambang Province, such as The Sanctuary Villa that offers a collection of uniquely styled villas, and simple budget accommodations such as The World Guesthouse and Banan Hotel.