You are looking for a place to visit which is as impressive as the Pyramids and solemn like the Taj Mahal. Angkor Wat will be your best choice. Let take a tour and we will give you the unforgettable moments of the most important landmark of Cambodia. Angkor Wat was built in the first half of the 12th century (113-5BC).It is located about six kilometers (four miles) north of Siem Reap, south of Angkor Thom. The construction time of the temple wasabout 30 years under the regime of King Suryavarman II. Angkor Wat is the largest temple of the Angkor architectural group. Its perfection in design, shape, relief and sculpture make it become one of the best temples in the world.
About the name of the temple, the word “Wat”, the Khmer name for temple, was added after Angkor became a Theravada Buddhist one. After 1432 when the capital moved to Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat was cared for by Buddhist monks.
It is generally accepted that the Angkor Wat temple was erected to serve the funeral of King Suryavarman II and oriented to the west make symbol of the setting sun and death harmonic.