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  • Address: Cambodia
  • Hours: Daily 5am-6pm
  • Admission: 80,000 riel
Angkor Wat alone justifies a trip to Southeast Asia. Like many sites in the Angkor Archaeological Park, this breathtaking temple complex dates to the 12th century, with its west-facing orientation indicating that it was intended as a mausoleum for its creator, Suryavarman II. The site's colossal size reflects its ambition: this was intended as no less than a microcosm of the universe. Nonetheless, it's difficult to get lost here, with the complex arranged on three tiers. The instantly recognizable five inner and four outer towers of the raised central temple serve as orientation points and make a particularly majestic sight reflected in the nearby water basin.

Every surface in this well-preserved complex is covered with intricate carvings reflecting Hindu cosmology and the Khmers’ military triumphs. Elegant colonnades, charming free-standing libraries on high pedestals and various tucked-away corners where the jungle threatens to reassert its might are all awe-inspiring places to get away from the inevitable crowds.

Practical Info

Angkor Wat is Cambodia’s most popular attraction. It is located almost four miles (six kilometers) north of Siem Reap. Save your walking for the temples and take a tuk-tuk from town.

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Private Full-Day Angkor Temple and Sunset Viewing, Siem Reap, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Full-Day Angkor Temple and Sunset Viewing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

This full-day tour allows plenty of time to enjoy the majesty and awe of the temples of Angkor. Explore, climb and have the exclusive benefit of scholarly ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.00
Private Tour: Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Private ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Tour: Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 65 Reviews

Be mesmerized by Angkor Wat and other magnificent remains of the Khmer Empire on this private tour from Siem Reap! Beginning at the south gate of Angkor Thom ...  Read more

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00
Full-Day Angkor Tour by Tuk Tuk from Sunrise, Siem Reap, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full-Day Angkor Tour by Tuk Tuk from Sunrise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

To add a special touch to master the magnificence of Angkor in one full day, your means of transportation will be a local Tuk Tuk that will be waiting for you ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: Flexible

From USD $68.75
Full-Day Temples of Angkor Small Group Tour, Siem Reap, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full-Day Temples of Angkor Small Group Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

The temples of Angkor are truly one of the world's greatest archeological wonders, and this full-day, guided, small group tour is the perfect way to experience ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $19.00
Private Angkor Day Tour from Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Angkor Day Tour from Siem Reap

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Immerse in the lost kingdom of the Khmers on this 8-hour private tour from Siem Reap. Experience nature running wild at the mysterious ruins of Ta Prohm, the ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $81.00
Angkor Wat Helicopter Flight with Private Tour of Temples, Siem Reap, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Angkor Wat Helicopter Flight with Private Tour of Temples

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

See Cambodia’s magnificent Angkor Wat and other temple ruins by land and air on this private full-day tour! Explore the temples of Angkor Archaeological Park ...  Read more

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $582.50
Half-Day Bike Tour from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Helicopter Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Half-Day Bike Tour from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat

Explore Siem Reap’s main attractions on a bicycle! Slowly pass by ancient temple ruins and local villages on this recreational bike adventure on the way ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $76.25
Full Day Angkor Wat Tour by Car, Siem Reap, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full Day Angkor Wat Tour by Car

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Tourists simply cannot say they've been to Siem Reap if they haven't visited its biggest claim to fame: the Angkor Temples. Built in the early 12th century, ...  Read more

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $70.00
Half-Day Angkor Tuk-Tuk Explorer Tour from Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cultural Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Half-Day Angkor Tuk-Tuk Explorer Tour from Siem Reap

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

A tuk-tuk ride through the Angkor temples complex provides an entertaining way to travel between temples and is ideal for taking photos.

Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.00
Private Tour: Angkor Wat Ancient Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Tour: Angkor Wat Ancient Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

Visit Cambodia's magnificent Angkor temple complex on this private full-day Angkor Wat tour from Siem Reap. In the morning, visit the Roluos Temple Group, ...  Read more

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00

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