Known for its glorious temples, jungles, terrains, highland areas and Angkor Wat as its international attraction, undeniably, Siem Reap has become one of the rising destinations in Asia. According to Trip Advisor, an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content, Siem Reap – Angkor of Cambodia has been selected as #1 in Asia and […]
The city of Angkor Thom is home to the infamous Bayon Temple, Baphoun, the ancient Royal Palace, the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. This epic 12th-century Buddhist city was built in perfectly geometric square, with the outer gates running directly north, south, east and west.
The Roots When Angkor Wat was rediscovered in the early 20th century by French archaeologists, all of the temples were heavily overgrown – but none so spectacularly as Ta Prohm (Old Brahma or Rajavihara). When monuments of a once glorious period lay forgotten for nearly 500 years, the Cambodian jungle wasted no time claiming it. […]