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Full-Day Angkor Tour by Tuk Tuk from Sunrise
"Your own Tuk Tuk and guide wait for you in the early morning at your booked hotel in Siem Reap and head to the main gate of the Angkor temples (recommend bringing one pass photo for the entrance pass into the temple complex) and make your early morning s with a volume of stone equaling that of the Cheops pyramid in Egypt; it is unlike all the other Khmer temples in that it faces west. Its symmetrical towers are stylized on the modern Cambodian flag. Conceived by Suryavarman II Angkor Wat took an estimated 30 years to build.Return back to your hotel for breakfast and we move back into the Angkor temples to admire some of the other amazing temple ruins that define Angkor and make it a proud member on the UNESCO World Her we visit Angkor Thom. The Great City of Angkor Thom is one of the central points within the whole Angkor Complex which was probably more opulent than most European cities in the late 12th Century. This ten square kilometers city is enclosed by an eight-meter high wall and encircled by a hundred meter long moat said to have been inhabited by fierce crocodiles. < over 200 in total. Continue to Preah Khan ""The Sacred Sword""
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Private Full-Day Angkor Temple and Sunset Viewing
"Morning pick up at hotel and transfer by private vehicle to the Angkor complex. Start the day with a visit to the south gate of Angkor Thom with two rows of its huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of a forest of heads.Lunch at Local restaurant.Afternoon visit an amazing view of Ta Prohm Temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered. Kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots. Then visit Angkor wat the most balanced the most harmonious and the most perfect Khmer temple. It shows Khmer art
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Half-Day Angkor Tuk-Tuk Explorer Tour from Siem Reap
"Explore the courtyards temples moats and carvings of Angkor Wat admire the massive structures of Angkor Thom and snap photos of the detailed bas reliefs near the Bayon on this immersive excursion into Angkor. Between stops enjoy riding down winding roads in the charming seat of a tuk tuk.Pack a light jacket and a sense of adventure as you meet up with your ready to head to your first site in a 3-wheeled
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Cambodian Monney: the RIEL

Everywhere in Cambodia you can pay with US$ and normally the change will be given to you in local Riel.But for small expenses like a Tuk Tuk or some drinks, you can always pay with Riel.The rate is...
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Tedsocoa
Mar 31, 2008

Take a Ride Through the Cambodian Countryside

One of our favorite days was our third day in Angkor. We knew nothing about the more remote sites in the park (Banteay Srey and Kbal Spean) but our driver, Happy, suggested a trip out. Since the...
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Etoile2B
Oct 03, 2007

Monkeys!!!!

On the first day of our visit to the temples of Angkor we encountered a clan of monkeys on the road between Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Our tuk tuk driver pulled over to the side of the road to allow...
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Etoile2B
Sep 30, 2007

Monks &amp; Nuns

Although Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples are ancient, they are still active religious sites. Any temple with an existing Buddha will be adorned by the faithful. There are active monasteries...
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Etoile2B
Sep 25, 2007

Bathrooms at Angkor Wat

There are several options for public bathrooms at Angkor Wat. If you are standing with your back to Angkor Wat there are vendors and food stalls are located to the right inside the complex. There is...
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Etoile2B
Sep 25, 2007

Children of Angkor

There are communities of people who actually live on the grounds of the temples of Angkor. They are the descendants of the peoples who built these majestic temples. The children of these people can...
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Etoile2B
Sep 25, 2007
 
 
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Better closer than afar

While Angkor Wat looks magnificent from afar, it does no justice for Bayon from afar. You need to climb the small steps up the Bayon temple to appreciate the beautiful four face towers of Bayon. The...
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

A view from higher elevation

If you are fit and fairly unafraid of height, take care and climb up the steps of many of the temples. The view from the top is different. You will see the layout of the temple complex and horizon...
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

Straggling tree roots in Ta Prohm

Another must take photo of course is the giant trees growing over the temples, example the famous ones at Ta Prohm. It is unfortunate, many of the trees are dying or cut with their remnant roots left....
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

One of my favorite picture spot

I was amazed by the narrow gateway with a bridge with warrior heads on both sides that leads into Angkor Thom and Angkor Thom.Make sure you stop here to enjoy the view if it is not part of your tour....
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

Avoid the crowd

As Angkor Wat has become a major world tourist destinations, it is impossible to avoid the crowd and hordes of noisy tourists completely.Checked with your concierge or tour guides, the less busier...
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

Restored back block by block

Many of the temples were neglected and pieces strewn all over. Others were damaged by nature or man. So it was fantastic that many international organizations have spent years to carefully document...
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

Poverty in Cambodia

One of the things I cannot forget about Cambodia is the visible poverty. Tourism has become a major earner and as a typical tourist, we often spent most of tourist dollars on major hotels, airlines,...
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SLLiew
Jul 26, 2007

Angkor Wat Conservation efforts

Angkor WAT conservation and restoration efforts are on, in coordination with Apsara authority of Cambodia and UNESCO. Angkor Wat is one of the UNESCO World heritage sites and funds keep pouring from...
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bkarjee
Jan 28, 2007

Hotels Near Angkor Wat

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No. 297, Blvd. Charles de Gaulle, Daun Pa Khum, Siem Reap, 998888, Cambodia
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Phum Traeng, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Vithei Charles De Gaulle, Khum Svay Dang Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Airport Road, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Central Park, Siem Reap, 93145, Cambodia
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National Road No. 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Top Things to Do in Angkor Wat

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Angkor Wat

Angkor is the capital of the Khmer Empire from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries AD. It is the largest city in the world in the twelfth century AD and the tourist capital of Cambodia since ancient...
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Sunset at Bakheng Hill

The Hill of Phnom Bakheng is the crowd magnet for the end of the day. After a tiring day of dodging the sun in leafy surrounding amongst crumbling temples now is the time go up a mile in order to face...
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Ta Phrom

We got lucky, we arrived to Ta Phrom on the morning before all other tourists (they usually start from Angcor Watt), therefore, we were alone in jungle on the ruins of ancient temple listening to the...
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Angkor Thom

Visiting Siem Reap to Explore the Hindu ruin back to 12 century is quite amazing. I been there 5 times and each time, I so impressive as I have never been there before. My last trip was 14 to 17...
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Lake Tonle Sap

I had never seen before a village on the water, so for me that was quite new and a little bit strange. It creates a controversial impression, &#96;cause on one hand it is quite interesting and even...
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Sunrise at Angkor Wat

The best season to see sunrise at Angkor Wat is between 5.30 am and 6.30 am Cambodian time during the months of January to March when the weather is not very hot and not rainy. Please note that the...
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"Angkor What?"
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"Facing to the west and stairway to heaven"
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