Cambodia is one of the architecturally blessed nations of the East. Yearly thousands of tourists land here to explore the rich culture and heritage the nation has to offer. Among the many stunning monuments and landmarks on offer one that has left many in awe is the Angkor Wat. This has been the highlight of many past travelers trips.
Regarded as one of the wonders of the world Angkor is one of the places not to miss if you’re in Cambodia. The archeological park extends over an area of around 400 square kilometers and is home to many capitals of the Khmer Empire. The park is also home to one of the oldest pre-industrial cities in the world. The park was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1992. If you’re planning a visit to the world-renowned site and wondering of a place to stay you will be delighted to know that a famous boutique hotel Siem Reap is minutes away. The Anantara Angkor Resort by the global brand Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas; is just a mere 10 minutes away from the historic landmark.
The temples of Angkor are built according to the Hindu mythical structure of a mountain which is often seen in many Hindu temple structures. The Angkor Wat which is the most famous out of all depicts such a structure. The five towers that stand majestically are also a notable element of the Wat.
The peak season to visit Angkor is between November to February as the temperature is much cooler compared to other times of the year.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+