The second largest city in Cambodia got famous with travelers for the bamboo train, an improvised rail vehicle called norry (from lorry). In recent years it also developed a lively art scene with local and foreign artists. It is also home of the well known Phare Circus.

If you want to know where to eat in Battambang: We have two hosts in the city. Panha Yem, who is an expert in organic farming and will explain challenges and chances for farmers in Cambodia to our guests. Sarin Tuoch and Kosal live in a traditional ancient house along the river and will provide you authentic Khmer cuisine in a local wooden house.

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Ms. Chanlon – A garden full of surprises

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Mr. Sokha – Soup, ribs and a village tour in Battambang

Mr Sokha is a tour guide in Battambang who knows the city well.  He and his wife, as well as the children, live together not too far from the city c ...