Angkor was the longest-running capital of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th century to the 14th century. Thus, the number and the scales of the temples and ensembles alone are already impressive, offering a unique collection of various Khmer architectural styles that eventually reached its perfection with the construction of Angkor Wat.

By the way, let’s clarify something: Angkor Wat is just one of the ‘many’ temples in Angkor. In fact,

If I were to recommend the ‘must sees’, be sure to visit and spend some time exploringBayon, the terraces in the royal grounds, Ta ProhmPre RupBanteay SreiSras Srang(after the repairs!), Prasat KravanNeak Pean, and, of course, Angkor Wat. The older Roluos Group is also given special mention in the WHC dossier of Angkor, so its worth paying this a visit too.

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Angkor was the longest-running capital of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th century to the 14th century. Thus, the number and the scales of the temples and ensembles alone are already impressive, offering a unique collection of various Khmer architectural styles that eventually reached its perfection with the construction of...