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A UNESCO World Heritage Site
Where is Angkor Wat located?
Angkor Archaeological Park is located in northern Cambodia which is one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. This archeological site is located about 5.5 km (3.4 miles) north of the town of Siem Reap. The town of Siem Reap is the primary access point for the Angkor Archaeological Park and is the tourist hub for the area. The most famous are the Temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple with magnificent sculptural decorations.
How to get to Angkor Wat?
Siem Reap is a major tourist destination and Angkor
is located about 20 minutes to the north from central Siem Reap. The airport is
around 7 km from the town center. Siem Reap International Airport is the
second largest airport in Cambodia with modern architecture is based on the
traditional Khmer style. Siem Reap is also well connected to Cambodia’s
capital, Phnom Penh. Tourists can travel between these two cities using
buses, taxis, or boats. Other modes of transportation to getting around include
bicycles, motorbikes, cars, and tuk tuks.
Where to stay?
"Angkor National Museum is a must place to see by everyone. Obviously, visiting the museum together with Angkor historical sites will make your trip completed and meaningful as it gives a background and full understanding about the ancient Khmer Arts, religious Culture and its unique Civilization."
Private Tour: Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap - $77.33
Be mesmerized on this Angkor Wat private tour from Siem Reap. Tour of Cambodia's Royal Temples of Angkor,l begin at the south gate of Angkor Thom City and explore the Bayon before continuing to Baphuon temple, the Royal Enclosure and Phimeanakas, the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of Leper Kings. After lunch, spend most of the afternoon in Angkor Wat before returning to Siem Reap.
Private Tour: Angkor Wat Ancient Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap - $77.33
Visit Cambodia's magnificent Angkor temple complex on this private full-day Angkor Wat tour from Siem Reap. In the morning, visit the Roluos Temple Group, then return to Siem Reap for lunch. In the afternoon, spend two and a half hours touring majestic Angkor Wat before climbing up to Phnom Bakheng to enjoy a magnificent sunset over Angkor and its surroundings.
Angkor Temples Small-Group Tour - $70.00
Discover the mysteries of Angkor on this full-day, small-group temples tour from Siem Reap. See the iconic Angkor Wat and the enigmatic faces of Bayon temple. Wander around Ta Prohm, where the trees are intertwined among the ruins, and enjoy a traditional lunch in the forest. This is a perfect tour for those who want to see the highlights of the Angkor temples in one day.