Battambang, praised as the beautifully made bowl of western Cambodia, is a relaxed little town by the river with several scenic attractions. Those include ancient Khmer ruins and mountain viewpoints. The temples of Angkor and the Tonle Sap Lake – surrounded by beautiful French-style houses, lush trees, and lively, walking streets – are unbelievably dreamy. ... More>Due to its close tie to Thailand, Battambang boasts many large-scale block markets. Cambodian handicrafts and souvenirs are among the famous treasures you can bring home.