Tourists eye Cambodia’s new world heritage site


Tourists eye Cambodia’s new world heritage site
  1. Tourists eye Cambodia’s new world heritage site
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    TRAVEL >Tourists eye Cambodia’s new world heritage sitePHNOM PENH Tourists flocked to Cambodia’s newest world heritage site on the weekend, the 16th and 17th century forest temple of Sambor Prei Kuk after it was recently added to the U.N. cultural organization’s heritage list. With its inspiring and tumultuous history, Cambodia attracts tourists from around the world who often make a beeline for the Angkor Wat temple complex, another world heritage site. On July 8 UNESCO added Sambor Prei …
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Tourists flocked to Cambodia’s newest world heritage site on the weekend, the 16th and 17th century forest temple of Sambor Prei Kuk after it was recently added to the U.N. cultural organization’s heritage list.With its inspiring and tumultuous history, Cambodia attracts tourists from around the world who often make a beeline for the Angkor Wat temple complex, another world heritage site.On July 8 UNESCO added Sambor Prei Kuk or “temple in the richness of the forest” in the Khmer language to its heritage list. Located 206 kms 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 6th and 7th centuries and preceded the Khmer Empire.It joins the Angkor Archaeological Park and the Preah Vihear temple, located on the Thai-Cambodia border, as world heritage sites. Cambodian tourists visited Sambo Prei Kuk on Saturday. One couple took wedding photos at the site. “Now that it is listed as the world heritage site, I hope that our people will benefit a l…

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