Glossary of helpful words when visiting Cambodia and the temples of Angkor Anastylosis Archaeological technique used in reconstructing the temples ruins by dismantling and then rebuilding. This technique was used on Banteay Samre, Prasat Kravan, Thommanon and many other temples. Angkor Angkor refers to the capital city of the Khmer Empire that existed in the area of Cambodia between the 9th […]
Everything you’ll need to know about the Temples of Angkor: Prepare for divine inspiration! The temples of Angkor, capital of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer empire, are a perfect fusion of creative ambition and spiritual devotion. The Cambodian god-kings of old each strove to top their ancestors in size, scale and symmetry, culminating in the world’s largest […]
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No one knows for certain how long people have lived in what is now Cambodia, as studies of its prehistory are undeveloped. A carbon-l4 dating from a cave in northwestern Cambodia suggests that people using stone tools lived in the cave as early as 4000 bc, and rice has been grown on Cambodian soil since […]
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Some the earliest published material promoting travel and tourism to Cambodia dates back over a hundred years. The earliest Europeans to start visiting the Kingdom in large numbers were French nationals as they were heavily involved in the region. It must have been an incredible journey and adventure at that time. Here are some of […]