Amazing piece of history. Disappointed that more of the reconstruction was not undertaken by Cambodian government. But still amazing to see.
Took a tour from http://www.angkorwatdaytour.com/ they were EXCELLENT!. It's amazing to see what the ancient people were capable of building with limited technology. My guide was very good and knew all the stories behind the temples. He also knew all the good spots for photos and nice places to eat.
Angkor Thom or “Great City” encompasses a huge, square area of land enclosed within an 8-metre high defensive wall and outer moats approximately 100metres wide. Each side of the wall is about 3km long, and it has been speculated that, at the height of its wealth and power, the city may have supported as many as 1 million people. The... More
Many different temples in the complex and I would recommend a tour guide to give you the history. We did watch the sun set from Prunom Bakheng. We arrived up at the top about 2 hours before sunset and had the 2nd best seat there. Lot of interesting things to see and you have plenty of photo opportunities.
Although there are a lot of tourists here, these temples are absolutely breathtaking and my favourite place by far. I would highly recommend trying to go before it gets too hot and bring a camera because it's worth taking photos of!!!
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