Cambodia’s rich religious history means that it is home to some of the most beautiful temples in Southeast Asia. Built as early as the first millennium, a vast number still exist, waiting to be explored. While some have been left untouched and are now engulfed in jungle, others are lovingly preserved as magnificent spectacles of Cambodia’s past.
Route: Phnom Penh city tour - Siem Reap: Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat
Visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century) : the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King…
Route: Siem Reap: Ta Prohm, Preah Khan - Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat - Tonle Sap Lake
See the best of Angkor in Siem Reap for 3 days. Once you visit Cambodia, Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm and a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake is a must. And this tour will take you there to discover the best of Angkor of Cambodia.
Preah Khan (Khmer: ប្រាសាទព្រះខ័ន), sometimes transliterated as Prah Khan, is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located northeast of Angkor Thom and just west of the Jayatataka baray, with which it was associated. It was the centre of a substantial organisation, with almost 100,000 officials and servants. The temple is […]
The Khmer form 90% of Cambodia’s 15 million people, making it one of the most homogenous countries in Southeast Asia. The remainder are ethnic Vietnamese, Chinese, hilltribes and Cham Muslims. The Khmer have been in Cambodia since around the first century A.D, way before the Thais and Vietnamese and Chinese […]
Cambodia (/kæmˈboʊdiə/;Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Kampuchea, IPA: [kɑmˈpuˈciə]), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total landmass is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 sq mi), bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to […]
Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត) is the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. The temple was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura (Khmer: យសោធរបុរៈ, present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaivism tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated toVishnu. As the best-preserved temple […]