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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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More Off The Beaten Path in Angkor Wat

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A local food market

Yes... I'm an Asian Markets junkie... Photographer's heaven!Go as early as you can.****************************************VT said that this tip was not appearing in travel guides because it was too...
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Ta Pech - South Entrance

The south entrance or "South Gate" is probably the least visited of all the gates to Angkor Wat. As with the other gates, you can access Ta Pech from the interior section of Angkor Wat or from the...
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Ta Loek - North Entrance

The north entrance of Angkor Wat is rarely visited. It can be accessed from the interior courtyard of Angor Wat or along the outer wall trail. The "North Gate" is in relatively good condition. My...
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Bakong III - Rolous Group

Surrounding the central temple are eight brick and sandstone towers, many of which are still covered with their original plasterwork. The remains were reclaimed from the encroaching jungle from which...
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Bakong II - Rolous Group

Originally surrounded by a moat, the temple is a five-tiered affair, with carvings of elephants (some still standing) on the corners of the lower three levels.Equally impressive as the elephants are...
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Bakong - Rolous Group

Bakong is the biggest of the Rolous Group monuments, with an active Buddhist monastery on the site.Built and dedicated to Shiva around 900 AD, Bakong served as the central temple. The sandstone...
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Preah Ko - Rolous Group

On the other side of the highway from Lolei is Preah Ko. It is known as the temple of the ancestors, and, although little remains of the whole enclosure, likely to have been part of the royal palace...
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Lolei - Rolous Group

About 15kms east of Siam Reap is the Rolous Group of monuments. Older than Angkor (around 900 AD), Rolous was the capital of Indravarman I. Lolei is a small monument, usually the first to be visited...
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Vietnamese Floating Village

A few miles outside Siam Reap is the Vietnamese Floating Village at Phnom Krom on Tonle Sap Lake (it is, in fact, the arrival point of the ferry from Phnom Penh). Lush green countryside, red dust...
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Dry Season

The Village actually moves as the dry season encroaches. The main centre may well be found on the shores of the lake, but, over time, the village has gradually moved up river. But for a few months of...
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A Bus from Bangkok to Ankor Wat

I wrote this description of my trip to Cambodia for two reasons. One, I could. I had recently bought a smartphone with a small folding QWERTY keyboard and it comes with a document processor. And...
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Baksei Chamkrong

Baksei Chamkrong is located about 250m from the south gate of Angkor Thom on the left-hand side of the road. The beginning of its construction is ascribed to Harshavarmam I, but it was probably...
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Ta Prohm Kel

This rather precarious looking tower stands just over the road from Angkor Wat, just off the road that heads north into Angkor Thom. It is one of 102 chapels of the hospitals built at the behest of...
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Walking to Kbal Spean

If you are not in good shape, you might want to consider skipping this activity. We were there last March and it is a long, hot and arduous climb uphill to get there, and we are reasonably fit for our...
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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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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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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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Banteay Srei

Almost near the foot of Kulen Mountains, Bantaey Srei stands with its mix pink sandtone and wood temples with exquisite decorative carvings which have miniature resemblance of other Angkor Temples....
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Sunrise at Angkor Wat

My experience on my first visit wasn't the best. In part this was due to a late start and not knowing how many people would actually be here. This year I arrived early, had a clear sky and no wind....
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"Angkor Wat Rediscovered"
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"Angkor"
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"Angkor What?"
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"Facing to the west and stairway to heaven"
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