If you desire to explore the culture and heritage of Cambodia then look no further than the Angkor city. This UNESCO site has been well known among tourists from across the world. It is regarded as one of the most iconic landmarks of Cambodia. Being the epicenter for tourism the town and it’s neighbors have everything possible to make life easier for the international visitors, even though located away from the capital it is not difficult to find a Boutique Hotel .Siem Reap is considered to be home to one of Cambodia’s most treasured archaeological sites.
The Angkor Thom was the capital of the Khmer empire. The square city is surrounded by 8m walls and expands around 400 square meters. Many resorts and private tour operators offer guided tours to this world heritage site. One of the hotels that are highly recommended for the excursions it offers is Anantara Angkor Resort.
The entire site comprises of remains of the Khmer ranging from the 9th century to the 15th century. The Angkor Wat ,Angkor Thom as well as the Bayon Temple are within this royal complex. He remains are still excellent evidence of the architectural skills of the Khmer dynasty. The site is regarded to be of exemplary religious , cultural and architectural value. The hydraulic system that is seen within the complex astonishes most of the modern engineers as well. The buildings represent the higher order and social rankings that were seen in the progressive Khmer empires.
The village still has some of the ancestors living scattered across various locations , they mainly engage in agriculture for an income. There have been extensive conservation efforts that have taken place with many international contributions and participation. It is regarded as one of the world’s largest archaeological sites of our time.
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