Cambodia tour: here's what's worth visiting

    From Angkor to Kompong Luong: here's what to visit in Cambodia

    Cambodia tour: here's what's worth visitingCambodia is one of the smallest states in theIndochina which boasts a multitude of places to visit and explore such as the famous Angkor complex, the largest inhabited site of the pre-industrial era, once the capital of the Khmer Empire. Inside the complex, dozens of Hindu and Buddhist temples, including Angkor Wat, the largest religious building in the world.

    In addition to the Angkor complex, scattered around the Cambodia there are multiple ruins of the Khmer empire. Among these, we find Koh Ker e Preah vihear, two sites immersed in the jungle dating back to the 10th century. Overall Koh Ker you can admire the majestic seven-step Pyramid of Prasat Thom and dozens of smaller temples. Preah vihear it is a still uncontaminated site located in the D芒ngr锚k mountains and which houses the Preah Vihear Temple included among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2008.

    It is located a few kilometers from Angkor Phnom Penh, , capital of Cambodia. In order not to forget the difficult history of the city, subjected to atrocious suffering during the Pol Pot regime, several tourist sites have been established such as the Choeung Ek Genocide Center and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which attract thousands of visitors every year. A visit to Tuol Sleng prison and Choeung Ek extermination camp is also obligatory. The major artistic attractions are the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, located on the banks of the Tonle Sap river.

    Continuing your tour of Cambodia, it is worth stopping to visit the ancient floating village of Kompong Luong, located on Tonle Sap lake. The town is mainly made up of fishermen, who live on large boats transformed into floating homes. All the buildings are on the water: from fruit and vegetable markets to schools, there is not a single building in Kompong Luong built on land.

    I Mountains Cardamoms they are a true paradise of Cambogia: until a few years ago they were territories completely unexplored by man, while today they are a destination for eco-sustainable tourism. The area is covered by a rich forest whose inhabitants include around twelve species of animals at risk of extinction, including the Indochinese tiger, the Indian elephant, the Irrawaddy dolphin, the Malayan sun bear, the gibbon bald turtle, the king tortoise and the Siamese crocodile.

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