Travel

Angkor Wat (Siem Reap) – Photo Series

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Angkor Wat at dawn, 5.37 am

I traveled to Siem Reap for only one day just to see Angkor Wat. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is regarded the largest and oldest religious monument in the world and it is the most ancient seven wonders of the world. Built in 12th century, it has become a must-see destination in South East Asia. Some people say they could die in peace if they got to see this Temple City. Well, I guess it is kind of true.

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Angkor Wat, 5:40 am
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Angkor Wat, 5:53 am
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Angkor Wat, 6:18 am – Sunrise at Angkor Wat is one of the most unforgettable moments

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Inside of the temple complex…

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Bayon – Angkor Thom

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Baphuon Temple

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Phimeanakas – a Hindu temple located within the Angkor Thom complex.

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Prae Roup Temple
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We had to climb a long way up but the view was worth it!
Ta Prohm – aka Tomb Raider Temple
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Tree-eaten temple
Banteay Kdei Temple
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One day trip at Angkor complex was worth every sweat and dollar. I was amazed and  in awe by the architecture that were created thousand years ago by man. Although, I could not help thinking how would life be a thousand years back, I could still feel the glory of the past empire. It seemed time erased everything else, but Angkor complex remains wonderfully to the eyes of the world.

I do recommend everyone to visit Angkor Wat before you die.  You’ll truly love it!