Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Angkor Wat is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cambodia. It is very famous to the world for its amazing temple complex. It is the largest religious monument in the world which the site is covering 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 square meters). According to its history, Angkor Wat was built in the early 12th century by the Khmer King Suryavarman II and originally the construction was as a Hindu temple for the Khmer Empire but from the end of 12th century it was transformed into a Buddhist temple. Angkor Wat was the capital of the Khmer Empire during that time and the temple was built at the high classical style of Khmer architecture. Angkor Wat is a symbol of Cambodia which we can see in the middle of national flag of Cambodia. Moreover, Cambodia has numerous attractions includes cultural, historic, traditional, and natural sites (sea, beaches, islands etc.) for tourists to visit.

Angkor Wat locates about 5.5 kilometers north of Siem Reap town in Siem Reap province. This province situates north of Cambodia which cover some parts of Tonle Sap river where the main fresh water lake in Cambodia. Angkor Wat is the prime attraction in Cambodia and some of the world know Cambodia for its amazing temple complex of Angkor Wat. According to Trip Advisor for Travel Choice 2015 (Landmarks 2015), Angkor Wat is ranked in the 1st choice as the best destination among the Top 25 World Wonders 2015.

Yes, there is a beautiful slogan from many visitors that show their emotion about the Angkor Wat after visited it is ” If you travel to Cambodia without visit Angkor Wat, your travel is meaningless “. So, you should visit this amazing site of the world and more you will have a beautiful memory as there are a lot of things to do in Siem Reap both during day time and night time.
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