Cambodia is Attracting More Tourist’s with its Heritage Sites

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Tourist are Visiting Cambodia for its’ Temples

 

With its inspiring and tumultuous history, Cambodia attracts tourists from around the world who often want to visit the famous the Angkor Wat, another World Heritage Site.

On July 8th, UNESCO added another temple to it’s heritage site, Sambor Prei Kuk. Meaning “temple in the richness of the forest” in the Khmer language. It’s a beautiful place to discover.

Located 206km north of the capital, Phnom Penh, it is home to numerous temples, 10 of which are octagonal.

UNESCO said Sambor Prei Kuk had been identified as Ishanapura, the capital of the ancient Chenla Empire, a Khmer civilization that flourished in the late sixth and seventh centuries, preceding the Khmer Empire.

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