Discover Angkor Wat and its magic.
Author: Angkor Wat
In a remote place of Cambodia, millions of rocks, thousands of people and 400 years of works have created together the biggest temples complex in the whole world, and one of the most beautiful: Angkor Wat.
Built by the Khmer kings, this wonderful site has been abandoned and forgotten. The jungle covered it for centuries, but about 150 years ago, a french man rediscover it, and Angkor Wat is becoming more and more popular since then.
The site angkorwhat.net wants to be a complete source of information for who desire to know more about Angkor, and, at the same time, a practical travel guide for who is planning a trip in this part of Cambodia. A big part is dedicated to Angkor itself, to its history and its temples, like the famous Bayon at Angkor Thom, where Thomb Raiders has been act shot. A gallery of more than 200 pictures will show the most significative temples, bas-reliefs and sculptures. Other two galleries will show you particulars of Siem Reap, and the zone around the Tonle Sap Lake. You will have the possibility to visit Angkor from the sky, using the satellite map and stay updated reading The Angkor Wat Blog.
To visit Angkor, you have to arrive there first. With this in mind, we have prepared a guide to the closest city to Angkor, that is Siem Reap. You will find info about how to arrive here by air or by bus. You will get many tips about how to find a good hotel, eat delicious khmer of international food, and how to relax after a long day of explorations.
Furher, the site contains info about the Tonle Sap lake, one of the biggest in Asia, that dominate the western side of the city of Siem Reap. Finally, you will find a short but usefull guide about travelling in Cambodia. We are aware that we are not the first, and we won't be the last to fall in love with this amazing old city, finally emerging in all its spendor.
About the author: John Glen is the author of Angko r Wat hotel guide.
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