Travel to “temples country” Cambodia and explore the beauty of the unique Angkor temples, will be an experience that you never forget.
When speaking of Cambodia, the first image most prominent you to care about is what?
I bet that most of you will say things like “This is Angkor Wat, one of the largest religious monument and the most recognizable world.” But contrary to all common thoughts that actually Angkor Wat temple just ONE in Cambodia. And all vestiges of temples here are collectively called Angkor, a vast area owns more than 1,000 temples of various sizes.
It has been recognized by UNESCO as world heritage, and become a destination not to be missed for any traveler any backpack. I feel very fortunate to discover the temples here during 3 days, with the help of a tour guide who Siem Reap.
If you do not have too much time to explore all the temples here, these beautiful and unique temple here are places you can not miss when visiting Angkor relics.
This is the most famous temples in Cambodia, built by King Suryavarman II in the 11th century beginning, this was a Hindu shrine, but after the Khmer Buddhist dynasty, the Angkor Wat has become a Buddhist temple.
Temple really huge and brilliant, is surrounded by a large wall. In front of the temple is a lot of lakes are planted lotus, looks very graceful. Because of his very famous, Angkor Wat should always bustling tourists from around the world to visit. Field visits usually flock here from before 6am, long queues learn at lake front to watch the sun rise, and then a visit to the main temple. Waiting in line to climb on top of the tower and you will see, the wait was not in vain.
As a special temple in Angkor complex, it becomes more famous actress Angelina Jolie while filming “Secret Tomb”. The temple was built in the Bayon style in the late 12th century and early 13th century, with the first name is Rajavihara and formerly used as a monastery and school of Mahayana Buddhism.
You should plan to schedule visit their temples, even hired a tuk-tuk driver, or rent a bike in one day. You can find a tuk-tuk is everywhere here, and the driver is always ready to take you to any temples in your schedule.