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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Temples

Our temple overview covers all of the important sites within Angkor Archaeological Park. Expanding more than 400 square kilometers, the park contains many temple complexes that are wonderful to experience. The park was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, and ongoing restoration has made it a visitor-friendly destination. Our guide will review and inform you on the best temples to visit within the park, including Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, and the legendary Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm complexes.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is the reason most visitors come to Cambodia. The largest religious monument in the world, it is arguably one of the most...

Angkor Thom

An easy mistake made by many visitors to Cambodia, is that Angkor Thom is “another temple”. It’s not, it’s a whole city. “Angkor” means...

Bayon

Several centuries before Leonardo DaVinci created the enigmatic smile of his Mona Lisa, hundreds of serene faces displaying equally enigmatic smiles were carved into...

Ta Prohm

When Lara Croft and Tomb Raider pushed Hollywood images of Ta Prohm temple into cinemas around the world in 2001, they consolidated the case...

Phnom Bakheng

Phnom Bakheng is a temple mountain in honor of the Hindu god Shiva and one of the oldest temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park....

Baphuon

Baphuon is a beautiful 11th century "temple-mountain" with steep stairs leading visitors to a terrace which offers one of the best views in the...

Ta Som

They say that good things come in small packages, and that is certainly true of Ta Som. Although it is one of the smaller...

Banteay Kdei

In stark contrast to the often overwhelmingly crowded and popular Angkorian ruins, Banteay Kdei is peaceful and quiet. Its name means “Citadel of Chambers”,...

Preah Khan

Preah Khan temple is located in the Angkor Archaeological Park and is still largely unrestored. It is one of the larger temple complexes within the historic...

West Baray

The largest artificial reservoir (8 x 2.2km) in the Angkor Park, called the West Baray is located near Angkor Thom city. In ancient times, the...
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Angkor Wat temple

Angkor Wat

Angkor Thom Victory Gate

Angkor Thom

Bayon Temple

Bayon

Ta Prohm temple ruins

Ta Prohm

Sunset at Phnom Bakheng

Phnom Bakheng