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Angkor Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Angkor

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Angkor Wat
* Overcrowded with overtourism issues
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Angkor Wat, which means “temple of the city", is an ancient temple and popular tourist attraction located in Angkor, Cambodia. The temple was built for King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century. It began as the king’s state temple within the capital city. 

The Angkor Wat temple is the largest structure of a much larger complex of temples and ancient ruins. It is also the only one that has undergone a degree of changes in its religious significance during its lifetime.  It is located in the southernmost area of the complex. This stunning structure began as a Hindu temple, which was dedicated to Vishnu, and then became a Buddhist one. It displays a great example of the high classical style - Khmer Architecture.

The magnificent Angkor Wat has become a symbol of Cambodia. It appears on the national flag of the country and is its most famous attraction. It has also become an important part of some of the Cambodian population who can profit from tourism... read more arrow

* Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.