Angkor Wat, Siem Reap

4.8
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Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Tourist Spot
A World Heritage Site and the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat contains some of the greatest masterpieces of Khmer art and architecture in existence. Khmer emperor Suryavarman II had the temple built in the early 12th century, originally dedicating it to the Hindu god Vishnu. By the end of the century, the temple transformed into a Buddhist religious site, which it remains today. Tour the 162.6 hectare (402 acre) complex to see its fantastically detailed and well preserved stone temples. Wear clothes that cover your upper arms and legs down to the knees to adhere to the temple's visitor dress code. A visit to Angkor Wat represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Siem Reap online route maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Offers majestic view for sunrise and sunset. It is one of my dreams to visit here. Pyring the area makes me more culturally and architecturally amazed. Good to go for a walk ❤️❤️  more »
  • It was an early start at 3.30, to avoid rush hour for tickets and get inside in time to see the sunrise at the lotus pond. I recommend you have a guide along when visiting and make sure u take a cab....  more »
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  • Very cool place to visit. A one day pass to see the temples is $37, but breaking them into two days is less strenuous since it's very hot here.
  • Such amazing architectures guessing at ( 9-11 century) Hindu temple from India had spread highest preaching to this region to build the central of the city alike Tokyo or Bombay with unique lay out to raise food, water, aquatic water flow around the city for agriculture...To bad all the people there had been wipes out with “ Dangerous Virus and Decease from jungle bacteria. To End Civilization TIL the French explorer found in the 18 century in the middle of thick South Asia jungles.

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