Battambang, located in the Northwest Cambodia, contains the most popular city in the country after Phnom Pehn. The province capital, also Battambang, has always been a popular destination for its nearby ancient temples, French colonial archtecture, and Baddish shrines.
Sitting on the Sangker River just south west of Tonle Sap Lake, Battambang town is at the heart of Cambodia’s “rice bowl”, and it maintains an untouched, bucolic feel. The street is filled with remarkably well-preserved French colonial buildings alongside traditional Cambodia house. The nearby countryside harbors old pagodas. Angkorian era ruins, caves, waterfall and Khmer Rouge period killing fields .Place of interest include Phnom Sampeu, a hill with caves of Buddha statues, Prasat Snung ,WatBanan and  Bamboo Train.