Siem Reap, Cambodia: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Temples on the Angkor Small Circuit Tour

Angkor Map

View atop Phnom Bakheng.

Ta Phrom

She Walks the World

I visited Siem Reap and the majestic Angkor temple ruins exactly 10 years ago. I remember braving the hot sun, and visiting temples after temples; and I told myself back then, one visit to Angkor was more than enough to last a lifetime. I guess I was wrong. 10 years on, I am back in Siem Reap and all set to go for another Angkor temple run.

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The Angkor Ruins

Siem Reap is located in northwestern Cambodia and is the gateway to one of the most important religious archaeological sites in the world, the Angkor ruins. The most famous of the temples is the magnificient Angkor Wat — everyone visits Siem Reap just to see it! The temple, along with many other capital remains of the Khmer Empire (which is now extinct), was built from the 9th to the 15th century. They make up the Angkor Archaeological Park

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