The river front area is a popular tourist attraction Near the Royal Palace on street 178 along the Sisowath quay. Lined with dozens of restaurants and bars the riverfront road has a large range of hotels and guesthouses along the street. These venues offer picturesque views of the surrounding river. The river is also flanked by many souvenir shops, interesting boutiques, spas, travel agent offices and internet cafes, making it the ideal location to hang out for locals and tourist alike.
During the early evening hours, many people come down here to enjoy a meal or a drink while admiring the beautiful views. It’s a pretty picture, when the final rays of the sun disappear over the horizon. The street life here is also particularly entertaining. Many a tourist love the shopping experience that awaits them on the river front and the lively atmosphere that surrounds you which ever activity you might indulge in .
Street 178 and street 240 are two of the best shopping precincts in the area. The Royal Palace and the National Museum are spectacular attractions close by. Though small bars, eating joints and fancy restaurants crowd the streets here, it’s a lovely place to hang out and savor the memories you have of your amazing journey to one of Cambodia’s’ best kept cities – Phnom Penh.
An iconic resting place for the well-travelled a Phnom Penh Hotel that manages to charm anyone is the Raffes Hotel Le Royal. This Hotel Phnom Penh takes Cambodian hospitality to new heights with its elegance, services and luxurious ambience. So if you are looking for something more than sight-seeing while in Cambodia, this hotel will no doubt add that extra something to your journey while shielding you away from the busy streets and whisking you in to your own private heaven within their well-appointed rooms.
Whether you choose to wonder the streets of the river front, enjoy the scenery sipping a warm of joy, or whether you choose to shop till you drop, you will know that your tired feet are in for a pleasant treat when you book yourself in to paradise at Raffles Le Royal.