Situated about 3 Km from International Siem Reap Airport, Cambodian Cultural Village (CCV) is a famous park, museum and antique resort with the area of 210,000 square metersbuilt in 2001and completed in 3 years. It looks like a miniature model of important historical sites like the Royal Palace and National Museum, showing the characteristic of local architecture and customs.
You can hardly find anywhere having the cultural diversity as Cambodian Cultural Village in Cambodia because it's such a combinatorial area of 11 villages representing the diversified cultural heritage of nineteen races. Each one consists of wood houses with the exquisite carvings on stone and wood, antiques illustrating the daily life and customs of each region along with the shows in traditional style such as Apsara dancing, acrobats, comedy shows, circus, elephants shows, traditional wedding and so on. Moreover, there is a wax museum where exhibits historical figures, images, costumes or antiques coming from different cultures of Cambodia.
Cambodian Cultural Village plays a role as not only a famous attractions but also a large-scale sanctuary where preserves and promotes national identity as well as introduces the country's image to international friends. Coming to Cultural Village is the same as traveling throughout Cambodia in a short time. This is the most convenient gateway helping you exposure and learn more about the art, history, customs and habits of the ancient Khmers.