Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

city of temples and the former capital of the Khmer Empire

Location: 

ស្ពានហាល, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Duration: 

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Angkor Wat: temple complex and former capital city from the 12th century
  2. Khmer Empire: strong kingdom, ruling most of South East Asia for centuries
  3. City of Temples: this is a direct translation of the name in Khmer language
  4. UNESCO: entire area protected for its historic and cultural importance
  5. Siem Reap: modern Cambodian city, home base for all the tourists

Image sources

  1. View from the main temple
  2. One of many decorative sculptures
  3. Group shot of my Intrepid travel buddies
  4. Waiting for an empty hallway
  5. Panorama shot of Angkor Wat

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