Tag: KH – Angkor

Angkor inscription on Unesco world heritage list marks 30 years; Xinhua

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THE nation held events here yesterday to mark the 30th anniversary of the inscription of the Angkor Archaeological Park on the list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) World Heritage Sites.

Source: Angkor inscription on Unesco world heritage list marks 30 years

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

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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

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