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Angkor Wat

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About this place
Angkor Wat Temple is a temple complex built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag, and it is the country's prime attraction for visitors.
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Kathryn
Kathryn
November 12, 2019
one of the seven wonder in the world
Chris
Chris
November 08, 2019
We recommend you get your temple pass in the afternoon to receive entrance for sunset that does not count against your day pass
Richard
Richard
October 31, 2019
Angkor Wat The stunning temple city of Angkor Wat is the world’s single largest religious monument and one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. Angkor Wat literally means “Temple City” in Khmer. With its grand scale and intricate stone carvings, the temple is a silent and…
Somneang
Somneang
October 05, 2019
Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares. Originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu for the Khmer Empire, it was gradually transformed into a Buddhist temple towards the end of the…
Soun
Soun
September 29, 2019
The traveller's first glimpse of Angkor Wat, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is matched by only a few select spots on earth. Built by Suryavarman II (r 1112–52) and surrounded by a vast moat, Angkor Wat is one of the most inspired monuments ever conceived by the human mind. Stretching…

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Sangkat Nokor Thum, Siem Reap Province
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