Cambodia is upending the lives of thousands of people to preserve the temple complex Angkor Wat and improve its visitor experience. Locals that have built Cambodia is upending the lives of thousands of people to preserve the Angkor Wat with the goal of improving the visitor experience.
Source: Cambodia Relocates Angkor Wat Communities in Controversial Tourism Touch-Up
Photo: Tang Chhin Sothy
With visitor numbers expected to rise now pandemic travel restrictions are over, the government aims to clear them within the next four months.
Source: Cambodian families face eviction as part of Angkor Wat protection plan
With support from the government, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Cambodia chapter will organise a “Temple Walk for Heritage” on December 3-4 at Preah Vihear Temple to promote tourism and environmentalism while giving a boost to the local economy.
Source: Travel association plans ‘Temple Walk’ event December 3 at Preah Vihear Temple
The Kingdom on July 8 celebrated the 4th anniversary of the listing of Sambor Prei Kuk as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Source: Sambor Prei Kuk celebrates 4th anniversary of UNESCO listing
The Kingdom on July 7 celebrated the 13th anniversary of the world-famous Preah Vihear Temple’s induction as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Source: Kingdom marks 13th anniversary for Preah Vihear UNESCO status
Photo: Reuters/Samrang Pring
The United States says high rates of illegal logging have continued and accused Cambodia of silencing local communities…
Source: U.S. ends Cambodia aid programme over deforestation
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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.
Source: Scenery of Angkor archeological park in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Photo credit: Christian Haugen via Flickr under CC BY 2.0
New research tracks the famed southeast Asian city’s growth over hundreds of years…
Source: Thirteenth-Century Angkor Was Home to More People Than Modern Boston
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.
Source: Travel: Angkor Wat: A glorious, fallen civilization
About 200 people celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Sambor Prei Kuk as a Unesco site.
Source: Sambor Prei Kuk celebrates third year as heritage site – Khmer Times
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.
Source: Hun Sen notes iconic Preah Vihear temple anniversary
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.
Source: Review: a visit to Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
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.
Source: View of Preah Vihear Temple in Cambodia
How to visit this UNESCO Heritage site responsibly, when to go, how to get around and more in this special Angkor Wat travel guide…
Source: Going Green In Cambodia: The Angkor Wat Travel Guide You Must Read
Angkor disappeared into the jungle, only to be rediscovered hundreds of years later…
Source: The Wonder of Angkor Wat
Sambor Prei Kuk, a world heritage site, sees a 67 percent hike in international visitors.
Source: Sharp increase in visitors at Sambor Prei Kuk – Khmer Times