Tag: KH – Angkor

UNESCO commends Cambodia’s commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation; Xinhua

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has highly appreciated Cambodia’s commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation.

Source: UNESCO commends Cambodia’s commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation

LOOK: 4-faced head of Deva found in Cambodia shows powerful spiritual connection with India; IANS

Photo: IOL

In July, the authority had announced that during the first three weeks of the excavation work, some statues and artefacts have been found.

Source: LOOK: 4-faced head of Deva found in Cambodia shows powerful spiritual connection with India

Scenery of Angkor archeological park in Siem Reap, Cambodia; Xinhua

Photo credit: Xinhua

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

Thirteenth-Century Angkor Was Home to More People Than Modern Boston; Livia Gershon; Smithsonian Magazine

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

Angkor Wat: A glorious, fallen civilization; Hans Tammemagi; Kamloops This Week

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

Review: a visit to Angkor Wat (Cambodia); Luxury Travel Expert

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)

Angkor Wat; Joshua J Mark; Ancient History

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Going Green In Cambodia: The Angkor Wat Travel Guide You Must Read; Emma Walmsley; Ecophiles

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

The Wonder of Angkor Wat; Ken Donohue; Vancouver Sun

Angkor disappeared into the jungle, only to be rediscovered hundreds of years later…

Source: The Wonder of Angkor Wat

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