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Stories and Tips Angkor Wat

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Tips For Enjoying Angkor

Written by dkm1981 on 19 Apr, 2013

===Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Visit===*Remember Angkor is a massively religious building so give consideration to your clothing. When you are inside a temple, you must have your knees and shoulders covered at all times. I took a thin cardigan to wear…Read More

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One Bracelet, One Dollar!

Written by Jodeci527 on 29 Nov, 2011

UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Ruins of Angkor, are usually sites which are definitely worth seeing. However, I've come to realize that there are a few things which the famous ones have in common. Apart from the large crowds and expensive fees... there…Read More

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Written by SeenThat on 13 Jun, 2008

I delayed writing an Angkor journal for a long time. Despite having visited the site in three different years, what could I possibly add to the probably millions of words already written about it?Yet, the temptation was big and after all I have a few…Read More

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Angkor advice

Written by ShanghaiGirl on 14 Feb, 2002

General Layout The whole region with the temples, monuments and walled complexes is officially called the "Angkor Archeological Park," and is commonly known as just "Angkor." Angkor WAT is just one of the sites, albeit the largest and most well-known ("wat" is Thai…Read More

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Siem Reap

Written by alan_nesbit on 07 Mar, 2006

This is a dusty, run-down sort of place. There are some large modern hotels, mostly on the road to the airport, but the centre of town has dirty roads, incomplete, broken pavements and its fair share of shabby buildings. The children swimming in the river…Read More

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Phnom penh City Tour

Written by nyc_camy on 24 Apr, 2004

Phnom Penh for me was a couple key places: 1. Royal Palace 2. S21 3. Killing Field 4. Russian Market (which I didn't get to go because it was Khmer New Year!) 5. Phnom Wat Because of Khmer New Year, I did something else, though. My moto driver…Read More

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Quick tips on visiting the temples

Written by Kez on 26 Feb, 2006

You need to purchase a pass that covers entry into all the temples in the area. We bought a 3-day pass for $40. There is a 1-day pass and also a 7-day pass, but unless you are a serious temple buff you will probably find you will start…Read More

Getting there (whew!) and making it out again (ahhhh!)

Written by Quraishi on 28 Jun, 2001

I came from Phnom Penh in the south. I definitely recommend seeing Phnom Penh either before or after Siem Reap. For one thing, you get to see Phnom Penh, which is very much worth it. Of course, you only have to travel…Read More

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Banteay Srei : The Citadel of Women

Written by gonewriting on 20 Jan, 2001

Try to plan on taking the one-hour drive to Banteay Srei so you can view the pink sandstone in the late afternoon, when the shadows and red light make the stone truly come alive. This is one of the most visited temples because of its color…Read More

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How to get to Angkor Wat

Written by gonewriting on 20 Jan, 2001

FROM THAILAND BY PLANE: (our choice) Bangkok Airways flies to Siem Reap from Bangkok. FROM VIETNAM BY PLANE: Vietnam Airlines flies to Siem Reap from Ho Chi Minh City almost every day. FROM POIPET BY ROAD: (for the more adventurous) Poipet is the Khmer border post. Buses leave…Read More

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