FOCUSING ON THE ANGKOR WAT TEMPLE
THE ONLY ANGKOR WAT GUIDED TOUR
Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. They include the famous Temple of Angkor Wat and its surroundings.
Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and one of the largest religious monuments in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares. Originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu for the Khmer Empire, it was gradually transformed into a Buddhist temple towards the end of the 12th century.
Then you will need Angkor Tourist Guide service just for Angkor Wat temple only as the best way to explore a massive religious temple on three levels and is so vast, that is taken a few hours to see everything! There are amazing carvings on the walls about 1,200 square meters of carved the bas-reliefs decorating the walls of the third enclosure galleries are truly magnificent and definitely deserve your attention. Two of them were inspired by the great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, but we also find at Angkor Wat a royal procession led by Suryavarman II and a vivid description of tortures inflicted on sinners, in no less than thirty-two specialised hells. The high point of the visit is reached with the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, the famous Hindu myth in which Vishnu plays a vital role, Vishnu’s victory over the Asuras, Krishna’s victory over the Asura Bana and the battle of the Gods and Asuras.
The five stone towers are intended to mimic the five mountain ranges of Mt. Meru—the mythical home of the gods, for both Hindus and Buddhists. Angkor Wat continues to play an important role in Cambodia even though most of the population is now Buddhist. Since the 15th century, Buddhists have used the temple and visitors today will see, among the thousands of visitors, Buddhist monks and nuns who worship at the site. Angkor Wat has also become an important symbol for the Cambodian nation. Today, the Cambodian flag has emblazoned on it the silhouette of Angkor Wat.
Apsara is a Khmer classical dance created by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia. The most of visitors while they are staying in Siem Reap city before and after visiting Angkor Wat they don’t want to miss their chance have nightly Traditional Khmer Dancing shows to entertain while they eat traditional Khmer food, Chinese and Western food as a buffet and dance show in the evening.