Must-see destinations of Cambodia

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The Kingdom of Cambodia, a country in Southeast Asia, borders Thailand to the west and northwest, Laos to the north, Vietnam to the east and southeast, and the Gulf of Thailand to the south. Now Cambodia is considered one of the new tourist destinations in the world. The most attractive places of Cambodia are Angkor Wat, the temples of Angkor, Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville beaches with all necessary services such as hotels, restaurants, entertainment and travel. In the following pictures, you will have chance to look through Cambodia’s famous historical places. Let’s travel Cambodia to experience and witness the most mysterious temples and spiritualization culture in the world.

 


Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is the center for the country's economy, industry, commerce and culture.

Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is the center for the country's economy, industry, commerce and culture.

 


The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh.

The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh.

 


The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh was constructed over a century ago to serve as the residence of the King of Cambodia.

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh was constructed over a century ago to serve as the residence of the King of Cambodia.

 


Angkor Wat was built during the early years of the 12th century by Suryavaram II to honor the Hindu god Vishnu.

Angkor Wat was built during the early years of the 12th century by Suryavaram II to honor the Hindu god Vishnu.

 


Baphuon Temple, a three-tiered temple mountain, was built as the state temple of Udayadityavarman II dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva.

Baphuon Temple, a three-tiered temple mountain, was built as the state temple of Udayadityavarman II dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva.

 


Siem Reap City is the capital of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. It has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter.

Siem Reap City is the capital of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. It has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter.

 


In the heart of Angkor Thom lies the beautiful Bayon temple. It was built about a century after Angkor Wat.

In the heart of Angkor Thom lies the beautiful Bayon temple. It was built about a century after Angkor Wat.

 


Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire.

Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire.

 


Wat Phnom known as

Wat Phnom known as "Mountain Pagoda" is the heart of the city. At 27 meters above sea level, it is the highest point in the area.

 

 

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This article was published on 2010/06/10