Cambodia is one of the most beautiful countries in the entire world. You could spend an entire lifetime there and still have a whole host of things you have never done. However, if this is the first time you are visiting Cambodia, you should spend an extended amount of time in Angkor Wat.
The Angkor Wat is the largest temple in the world, and one of the most stunning constructions ever built. It is a surprise it has not been named one of the Seven World Wonders yet! The Angkor Wat was built in the 12th century, and is spread over a 500 acre territory. It’s an incredibly well preserved temple and depicts all the power and skill of the Khmer dynasty.
The Angkor Wat is the main temple, and it is supposed to be modeled after the universe itself. There are a number of bas reliefs depicting various fables from Cambodian mythology, and a lot of sculptures of Vishnu. The temple looks absolutely stunning, covered in undergrowth and surrounded by beautiful fields.
The main temple is located in the middle of the Angkor Archaeological Park, which spreads over 180 square kilometers. A number of other temples line, from the 9th to the 15th century are scattered around the archaelogical park.
If you are a fan of exploration and ruins, take a few days to explore the Angkor Wat. It is a once in a lifetime experience you will never forget.