Angkor Temples, Our Complete Guide to Visiting

Cambodia, Siem Reap Guide (B): Angkor Temples, Our Complete Guide to Visiting

We stayed in Siem Reap, Cambodia for 5 days and had a fantastic time exploring the nearby Angkor temples complex, including Angkor Wat, one of the world’s largest religious sites.

Here’s our complete guide based on our experience during our visit which we hope will help you in planning a trip to the wonderful Angkor temples.

The first section lists many handy things to know for your visit and the second section is a guide temple by temple in the order that we explored them.

We were a bit confused about this before we visited. Angkor Wat always turns up on those ‘top 100 places to see before you die’ lists but what exactly is it and why is it so important?

Angkor Wat is just one of the 50 plus temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park and Siem Reap Province which stretches across some 400 square kilometers. Angkor was the vast capital city of the Khmer Empire, which ruled over much of Southeast Asia from the 9th to 15th centuries. It is estimated that the city supported up to 1 million people at the empire’s height. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Angkor Temples, Our Complete Guide to Visiting
Guide Location: Cambodia » Siem Reap
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Angkor Wat   Banteay Srei   East Mebon   Ta Som   Neak Pean   Preah Khan   Prasat Kravan   Sras Srang   Banteay Kdei   Ta Prohm   Phnom Bakheng   Bayon   Baphuon   Phimeanakas   Terrace of the Elephants   Chau Say Tevoda   Thommanon   Ta Keo  
Author: Charlie Stamp
Read it on author's website: http://maptrotting.com/angkor-temples-complete-guide/