Cambodian government blocks mega-resort development near Angkor; Matt Hickman; Architect’s Newspaper
Plans to build a nearly 200-acre resort complex at the literal doorstep of Cambodia’s sacred Angkor archaeological site have been rejected by the country’s Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts.
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.
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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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…
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A guide to visiting the temples of Angkor, including which temples to visit, buying Angkot Wat tickets, best places for an Angkor Wat sunset.
If you really want to see this incredible place at its best, then it’s an Angkor Wat sunrise you’ve got to experience and here’s how…