Angkor Wat, is the largest and best-known temple of all temples in the Angkor region in Cambodia.
A large pyramid with three levels five towers, is only part of the much broader overall Angkor with its multitude of historic buildings.
The towers reach a height up to 65 m above the ground. The temple was built in a time when the region was politically and militarily dominated by the Khmer.
The plant has a length of both 1 km and is surrounded by a wall with a length of 1300 x 1500 meters.
Angkor Wat is the national monument of the country and is located on the national flag. Who wants to visit the temple, must take some time now. The pyramid is now a large tourist attraction.
Take the Tuk Tuk in Siem Reap at 5.00 am from your accommodation towards the temple. The ticket office is already open.
On the shores of the northwestern pond you find the best place to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat.
Angkor Wat also offers a very good opportunity to enjoy the sunset. Sit down in the evening on one of the stairs to the upper galleries and watch the red sky and the setting sun.
The reliefs of the outer gallery are illuminated and appear very vivid, every few minutes the color changes of the main temple. The noise around the jungle, which are not to be heard during the day, create a unique mood.