Cambodia, the land of the largest religious monument in the world, attracts a large section of people worldwide. Though the reign of the Khmer Rouge’s reign is horrifying, still Cambodia is healing its devastated state and the travelers from across the globe come here to explore the major attractions of the country. Of course, the main attraction of the place is Angkor Wat, but Cambodia is blessed with abundant natural scenery which forms a major attraction for much outdoorsy.
The turbulent history of the country also captures the attention of the tourists. In other words, tourism in Cambodia plays a major role in its economy. When you visit Cambodia for the first time, the people here would make ba lasting impression on your mind. Their smiles are simply infectious. The country also offers tropical beaches and colonial buildings which attract many travellers.
Places to See in Cambodia:
The Khmer temple
The Khmer temple of Preah Vihear has the most spectacular setting of all Khmer temples in Cambodia. Dedicated to the Hindu God, Lord Shiva, this temple was the subject of the long-running territorial dispute between Cambodia and Thailand.
The Silver Pagoda
The Silver Pagoda located in the Royal Palace is one such attraction worth a visit. It houses many treasures like gold and jeweled Buddha statues.
There are numerous Cambodia tour packages available which will take you to several unseen places in the country. Though a few people are aware of them, they are spectacular in their own way and are not worth missing a visit.
One such place is Battambang, the lesser known city of Cambodia. Compared to the hot spots like Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, this place has a sleepy ambiance but travelers find numerous excuses to linger here. There are a bags of old architectural charm here and plus, you will land the chance to ride a bamboo train here.
A Brief on Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world was listed in the world wonder list. The temple is still in its state of preservation and its beauty is unrivaled. The pompous and the magnificence attract the majority of religious people to flock to the place, attracting beauty lovers as well.
The monument is perfect in composition, proportion, balance, and beauty and is one of they finest monument in the world. You can get the best of the attraction if you avail an Angkor Wat tour package.
A Trip to Seam Reap
Seam Reap is the closest big city to Angkor Wat. This is not the only reason why you should pay a visit to the place. The place is a lot more exotic. A Seam Reap tour is a must if you are visiting Cambodia and want to get away from the hustle and bustle associated with a city.