Guide to Koh Ker

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Koh Ker is a remote archaeological site in northern Cambodia about 120 kilometers (75 mi) away from River Queen, Siem Reap and the ancient site of Angkor. It is a very jungle filled region that is sparsely populated. More than 180 sanctuaries were found in a protected area of 81 square … Continue reading Guide to Koh Ker

Preah Khan and Phnom Bakheng

Preah Khan Preah Khan (“Royal Sword”) is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located northeast of Angkor Thom and just west of the Jayatataka baray, with which it was associated. It was the centre of a substantial organisation, with almost 100,000 officials and servants. The … Continue reading Preah Khan and Phnom Bakheng

Cambodian Cultural Village

The Cambodian Cultural Village is designed to provide tourists with an excellent insight into the life and culture of the Cambodians; their traditions and practices, etc. In all, eleven villages or sectors, each a showcase of different landmarks and providing a peek into the lifestyles of the people from various provinces including the ethnic minorities. … Continue reading Cambodian Cultural Village

Kbal Spean – The river of thousand Lingas

Travel Notes: Kbal Spean is located 50 kms northeast of Siem Reap and a direct trip by tuk-tuk takes about an hour. A visit to Kban Spean can be combined with a visit to the temple of Banteay Srei, which is 15 kms directly south of the road. An Angkor Pass is required for entry to Kbal … Continue reading Kbal Spean – The river of thousand Lingas

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Everyone does it! You would be amazed by how many tourists show up at 5:30am. You just have to know how to beat the crowds and where to sit for optimal unobstructed viewing. (Hint – get off the main walkway and sit on the steps of the outpost buildings). Angkor Wat, built over the course … Continue reading Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Top Things to See and Do in Angkor Wat Archeological Park

  Angkor Wat Tours – This temple was built by Suryavarman and is considered the biggest Asian pyramid. It is over 200 feet high and divided in several layers. The central part has four towers in the shape of a lotus flower. This temple is the largest in the whole complex and is where the historic … Continue reading Top Things to See and Do in Angkor Wat Archeological Park