One of the 7th Wonders of the World, Angkor Wat really is just that. If you are debating whether or not it’s worth visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia, I hope these 20 photos help persuade you!
Photos from Angkor Wat in Cambodia
Photos of the Main Angkor Wat Temple
Angkor Wat is the name of the entire temple complex that spans over 400 acres outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia. The temple was built in the first half of the 12th century — it’s incredible that it is still standing today! It’s gone through several rulers and was once forgotten in the jungle.
It was “rediscovered” in 1860 by a Frenchmen. In the 20th century, restoration began on Angkor Wat and finally in 1992 it was named a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Angkor Wat is filled with incredible decorations and carvings in the wall, these are just some examples:
Photos of the Angkor Thom
Angkor Thom is located near Angkor Wat and was the capitol city of the Khmer Empire! It’s incredible to see the trees that have grown into the temples:
Photos from Bayon Temple
The Bayon Temple is at the center of Angkor Thom. There are are so many intricately carved faces and heads in Bayon Temple.
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So are you convinced yet? You’ve just got to visit Angkor Wat when in Cambodia! Have a question? Feel free to leave a comment or send me a DM on Instagram!
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