Tonle Bassac, a Sangkat in Khan Chamkarmon, is located on the west side of the Tonle Bassac River. It covers around 3 square kilometres flanked by Sihanouk Blvd, Norodom Blvd and National Road 1. The area is known for having a myriad of small alleys that branch off into larger streets. These alleys are full of bars and restaurants, hotels and residences secluded from the busy city centre.
The reclaimed land (known as Koh Pich) has undergone significant development with numerous condos, exhibition halls, hotels and other iconic developments, such as The Bridge, The Peak and DI Riviera.
A number of embassies are also located in Tonle Bassac, such as – Thai, Australian, Japanese, Indonesian, Russian, Malaysian, South Korea and Philippines. The area is also home to many government buildings and gated communities. Consequently, you will notice increased security presence (private, police and national security).