A slower pace in the formerly busy Siem Reap is why visitors are opting for longer stays.
With so many outstanding Unesco world heritage sites across the globe, it’s hard to know where to start. The Times has handpicked the best to make it that little bit easier for you…
China plays vital role in safeguarding Cambodia’s UNESCO listed Preah Vihear Temple…
Officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, this Southeast Asian nation on the Indochinese Peninsula’s southern tip has been an independent country since 1953. Famous worldwide as the home of Angkor Wat, which is only one of the many historical sites in Cambodia, the country is rich in history and stunning scenery. Despite its troubled recent Khmer Rouge history, Cambodia’s legacy stretches way back to the once-mighty powers that presided over these lands during the 3rd, 4th, and 5th centuries. Famed for its ancient ruins and unique traditions and customs, it’s no surprise that ‘The Kingdom of Wonder’ receives more than two million visitors a year.
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The Kingdom on July 8 celebrated the 4th anniversary of the listing of Sambor Prei Kuk as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Kingdom on July 7 celebrated the 13th anniversary of the world-famous Preah Vihear Temple’s induction as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The United States says high rates of illegal logging have continued and accused Cambodia of silencing local communities…
Photo taken on May 24, 2021 shows a view of the Angkor archeological park in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Located in Siem Reap province, the Angkor Archeological Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1992, is the kingdom’s most popular tourist destination.
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New research tracks the famed southeast Asian city’s growth over hundreds of years…
In spite of torrid heat and sweat dripping down his back, Hans Tammemagi was captivated by the sight before him. Banyan roots the thickness of a horse’s torso entwined the stones of a huge temple, crushing them, twisting them and ever so slowly taking command of this patch of Cambodian jungle.
About 200 people celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Sambor Prei Kuk as a Unesco site.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday posted a congratulatory message on Facebook to mark the 12th anniversary of the listing of the Temple of Preah Vihear on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. “July 7, 2020, marks the 12th anniversary of the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear on the World Heritage List,” he said.
Source: PM marks temple’s UNESCO listing
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday posted a Facebook message commemorating the 58th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision that the Temple of Preah Vihear legally belonged to Cambodia.
Here’s everything you need to know before you visit and tour Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Camboidia’s most famous archeological site.
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Photo taken on Sept. 19, 2019 shows the Preah Vihear Temple in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The Preah Vihear Temple is located on the top of a cliff in the Dangrek Mountains in northern Cambodia. It was inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2008.
How to visit this UNESCO Heritage site responsibly, when to go, how to get around and more in this special Angkor Wat travel guide…
Angkor disappeared into the jungle, only to be rediscovered hundreds of years later…
Source: The Wonder of Angkor Wat