Travel Blogs from Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Sort by Newest Best first

Temple Day 1: Roluos group and Grand Circuit, Preah Ko, Cambodia travel blog

Temple Day 1: Roluos group and Grand Circuit

A travel blog entry by adzandnomes

72

Too Many Temples (Even More than Kyoto) AngkorWat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Too Many Temples (Even More than Kyoto) AngkorWat

A travel blog entry by sponger42

36

... the massive roots of giant trees. The trees have collapsed several parts of the temple and are slowly destroying the rest.   Angkor Wat, itself, is a tall temple with four main spires. The temple is inside a wall inside a green area, inside ...

Angkor What?, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor What?

A travel blog entry by dockerills

19

... in, walked around, drank, ate, bed..  Temples tomorrow.   So to explain quickly the temples of Angkor are situated around Siem Reap in Cambodia and were built between 802AD and 1431AD (or something like that).  There are too many to see ...

The gods live here, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The gods live here

A travel blog entry by julieetbill

3
122

... pour nous faire connaitre un chauffeur de tuk tuk qui voudrait beaucoup être embauché pour nous promener les prochains jours à Angkor Wat...Finalement on est arrivé à notre hotel le Tara Angkor Hotel. Reservé par Internet, il y ...

Ak Yum, Ak Yum, Cambodia travel blog

Ak Yum

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

1

This ruinous site, built sometime between 600 and 800 C.E., is the oldest structure of Angkor.  I visited it mainly for a historical perspective on the development of Angkor ...

West Baray and West Mebon, West Baray and West Mebon, Cambodia travel blog

West Baray and West Mebon

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

3

I took a temple-climbing break this afternoon and hired a boat from the shore of the West Baray, the sixteen-square-kilometre (manmade) lake surrounding the West Mebon.  The boat hire cost too much as I was its only passenger.  When I arrived ...

Ruinen, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Ruinen

A travel blog entry by echolot

Folgt im Laufe des Tages... habt Geduld ...

Terrace of the Leper King, Terrace of the Leper King, Cambodia travel blog

Terrace of the Leper King

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

5

This raised platform was named after the seated statue on its surface.  The Terrace was built during the reign of Jayavarman VII, but the statue was built about 200 years later in the fifteenth century.  The statue is said to represent the ...

13°24′N, 103°52′E, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

13°24′N, 103°52′E

A travel blog entry by hamelandnisa

1
146

... .)  Angkor: - 1) Ta Nei - 2) Ta Prohm. Sunset at the hilltop temple of Phnom Krom.  Day 2:  Sunrise at Angkor Wat  Angkor Thom.  -The South Gate -The East Gate. Angkor Thom's temples: -1) The Terrace of the Leper King -2) To ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by chris-barbara

15

... Wat - 7th July The next morning we took our Tuk-Tuk to the most breathtaking of all the temples in Cambodia, perhaps the world - Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat means "Temple that is a city", not surprising, as it is the largest religious structure in the ...

Temples Day 3: Angkor Thom and Small Circuit, Angkor Thom, Cambodia travel blog

Temples Day 3: Angkor Thom and Small Circuit

A travel blog entry by adzandnomes

76

Temples Day 4: Adz's birthday & Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Temples Day 4: Adz's birthday & Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by adzandnomes

34

The Temples of Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor

A travel blog entry by danandkatherine

3
5

... . It was a real wow moment as we walked towards it surveying what is the the worlds largest religious building. Angkor Wat is on the cover of our Cambodia lonely planet and it looks even more spectacular in person! The temples at Angkor have a really ...

Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Elephants, Cambodia travel blog

Terrace of the Elephants

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

5

Another monument built by Jayavarman VII, this 300-metre-long elevated platform has many impressive (and comical to me) scenes involving elephants carved along its ...

Thommanon, Thommanon, Cambodia travel blog

Thommanon

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

4

Thommanon was built around the same time as Chau Say Tevoda and is almost its twin.  The two lie just across the modern road from one ...

Angkor Wat - The Long Route, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat - The Long Route

A travel blog entry by darrenstravels

37

... area.  Group tours dont dare stop to eat at a stall - they go back to hotels.  Most other people dont make it past Angkor Wat itself.  She said if she made $5 a day, then that was good" * "It's really cut throat business - everyone will ...

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap- Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by andymohan

22

will write something relevant when i can be arsed to engage the ...

Cambodia, Siem Reap - Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Cambodia

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

12

... tourist attraction - Angkor. Angkor is a series of about 25 ruined temples built over 1000 years ago. The largest and main temple is Angkor Wat, which is still the largest religious building in the world. We'll add photos of Angkor but we're not going to ...

Pre Rup, Pre Rup, Cambodia travel blog

Pre Rup

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

6

The warm-toned brick and laterite of this temple made it wonderfully photogenic in the sunset-hour light.  It was built in 961 during the reign of Rajendravarman II and dedicated to the god Shiva.  I was not the only one at the top for sunset, ...

Phimeanakas, Phimeanakas, Cambodia travel blog

Phimeanakas

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

1

The Phimeanakas, or 'Aerial Palace', was built around 1000, during the reign of Rajendravarman ...

Osservando tra i templi., Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Osservando tra i templi.

A travel blog entry by findme

18

... divinità..e tu che fai?ora che ti sei prostrato ti dimostri spilorcio?..e interrotta anche dai miei pensieri sulla religione..  Angkor Wat è il principale di un insieme di oltre un centinaio di templi che sorgono du una superficie parecchio vasta. ...

Ta Keo, Ta Keo, Cambodia travel blog

Ta Keo

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

3

... Mount Meru, started at the close of the tenth century under the patronage of Jayavarman V and was left incomplete when Suryavarman I came to power after him.  The resulting lack of ornamentation sets this grand temple apart from others at ...

Watch out! There’s an elephant behind you!, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Watch out! There’s an elephant behind you!

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

9

... day we went up to the temple on the hill (with a few million other people) to watch the sun set and the light fall on Ankhor Wat. It was on the narrow path on way down that we all heard a sentence from Nick that we never expected to hear in real life: ...

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by cmpolk

6

... in the world. It started as a Hindu temple and then was later used as a Buddhist temple.  More information on Angkor Wat: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Wat   Per recommendation, we started our morning early to catch the sunrise over ...

Say Wat???, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Say Wat???

A travel blog entry by jonsalt

1
19

... to the temple. only cost me $8 for the jug. Beer is so cheap here, you should need to pay more than $0.50 per beer!!! Anyway, Angkor Wat was the reason for the early rise. managed to drag my ody out of bed, enough time just to get a Italian shower (Wet ...

Epic day, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Epic day

A travel blog entry by kaffo

11

... at 5. Still pitch black and a slight chill in air which was welcomed on the tuk tuk. We arrived with hundred of others at Angkor Wat. I followed everyone else to the edge of a lake which I could only imagine at this point looked over to the masterpiece. ...

Angkor Ruins, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Angkor Ruins

A travel blog entry by robo.monkey

5

                ...

The Temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

The Temples of Angkor Wat

A travel blog entry by lawslo

12

... of the others are at least as impressive.   While many books credit a French explorer and archaeologist with "discovering" Angkor Wat around 1860, the truth is of course more complicated. Cambodian monks maintained a monastery there for hundreds of ...

A la découverte des temples d'Angkor, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

A la découverte des temples d'Angkor

A travel blog entry by gabetmaggy

38

... contents d'être là hors saison vu le peu de touriste présent dans les temples (excepté pour le levé de soleil à Angkor Vat). Nous tombons immédiatement sous le charme de ses vieilles pierres ! L'Unesco a fait un travail de dingue depuis ...

Getting from here to there in Cambodia, Angkor Wat, Cambodia travel blog

Getting from here to there in Cambodia

A travel blog entry by lawslo

6

... nbsp;  There are a variety of options for covering longer distances. We rode from Phnom Phen to Siem Reap (the town near Angkor Wat) in a “VIP van.” It was like a mini airport rental car van. We were jammed into the van pretty ...

Sort by Newest Best first