Angkor Wat? A Guide to Cambodia's Iconic Temples

Angkor Wat? A Guide to Cambodia's Iconic Temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia (B)

Angkor Wat is the epitome of Khmer architecture. It’s a rite of passage for travellers in Cambodia to visit Siem Reap’s iconic temples which attracted 2.6 million visitors in 2018. What I didn’t realise is that Angkor Wat isn’t just one Temple, but a huge Temple complex housing many stunning, ancient buildings. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, Angkor Wat is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world, and is the most important religious complex in South East Asia. Within the Angkor Archaeological Park, there are around 72 Hindu and Buddhist Temples dating between 9th and 15th Century.

So how do you choose which temples to visit? Should you buy a one-day pass or three-day pass, and how much do they cost? What are the best temples to visit in one day? Which is the best temple for sunset? Is sunrise at Angkor Wat worth it? Where was Lara Croft Tomb Raider filmed? Feet Do Travel help answer these questions. This is our ultimate guide to Cambodia’s Iconic Temples; Angkor Wat and the best temples to visit in Siem Reap. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Angkor Wat? A Guide to Cambodia's Iconic Temples
Guide Location: Cambodia » Siem Reap
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Angie Briggs
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Angkor Wat
  • Angkor Enterprise Centre
  • Pre Rup Temple
  • Phnom Bakheng
  • Ta Prohm
  • Preah Khan
  • Ta Som
  • Bayon
  • bridge over a moat
  • Pub Street
  • Panda Angkor
  • The Siem Reap Chilled Backpacker
  • Soria Moria Boutique Hotel (now Everland Boutique Hotel)
  • Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel
  • Mad Monkey
  • Funky Flashpacker
  • Angkor Note Residence (formerly Jaya House River Park)
  • Park Hyatt Siem Reap