The Moat of Angkor Thom The Moat of Angkor Thom Angkor Thom was the centre of the 12th Century city of Angkor. With over 1 million people, it was the worlds largest city. At that time London and Paris at around 30,000, were thought to be the largest cities.

Angkor - National Geographic Magazine
Angkor, it appears, was doomed by the very ingenuity that transformed a collection of minor fiefdoms into an empire. ... Angkor. Angkor Wat ...

Battambang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battambang is the second-largest city in Cambodia with a population of over 250,000. Founded in the 11th century by the Khmer Empire, Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country. For over 500 years, it was the main commercial hub of Siam's Eastern Provinces, though it was always populated by a mix of ethnic Thai, Lao, Chinese and Cambodians.

Psar Thmei Photo Gallery by Kazuo Lim Khee Boon at
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This delightful seaside town surrounded by forests and mountains and bordered by Thailand, is a tourist hub-in-waiting with its lush green surroundings and fresh/cool sea breeze, beautiful untouched beaches and Islands and friendly residents, makes Koh Kong a must see destination. The local community of expats in Koh Kong at present consists of among others the following Nationalities, English, Australians, Canadians, Irish, Scottish, New Zealand, Germans, Austrians, Dutch, Italians...

Cambodia : Koh Rong Island
Koh Rong Island is a Cambodian Island in the Gulf of Thailand, at about 40km off the coast of Sihanoukville. Actually, the island is deserted, undeveloped and untouched. It's a secret island. But it will be soon one of the famous touristic destination of Cambodia.

Koh Tonsay - Koh Tonsay, Cambodia Travel Blog
We got a long tail boat over to Koh Tonsay from Kep for $5 each. The island is 4.5km off the coast from Kep so it only took about 20 minutes to get there. Koh Tonsay is also known as Rabbit Island as apparently the shape of the island looks like a rabbit! Koh Tonsay is 2 square km in size, there is one main beach 250m long, where there are five different sets of thatched beach huts for tourists, each with a little restaurant/bar.

Kampong Cham | Angkor Wat Discovery
Kampong Cham is the capital of the province of the same name and the third largest city in Cambodia. With its Mekong River location and relatively close proximity to Phnom Penh (123km) and Vietnam, Kampong Cham has always been an important trade and transportation hub. The highway from Phnom Penh is in excellent condition-you can get here in just under two hours by road or by the bullet boats that are a main mode of transportation between towns on the Mekong River.

Oudong : evening meditation
Sunset view of the Vipassana Dhura Buddhist Meditation Center from the top of Phnom Oudong. I was hoping the lights that they have running along the edges of the roofs would be lit, but it appears that only happens on festival days.

National Museum of Cambodia
INFORMATION FOR VISITORS : The National Museum of Cambodia is located on Street 13 in central Phnom Penh, next to the Royal Palace. The visitors entrance to the compound and the admissions ticket booth are at the corner of Streets 13 and 178.

Welcome to Phnom Penh!
A mixture of Asian exotica, the famous Cambodian hospitality awaits visitors to the capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Situated at the confluence of three great rivers, the four arms' of the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac, form right in front of the Royal Palace. Phnom Penh is the commercial, political and cultural hub of the Kingdom and is home to over one million of the country's estimated 11.4 million people.

Preah Vihear Temple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Preah Vihear Temple or Prasat Preah Vihear or Temple of Preah Vihear is a Khmer temple situated atop a 525-metre (1,722 ft) cliff in the Dngrk Mountains, in the Preah Vihear province of northern Cambodia and on the border of Kantharalak district (amphoe) in Sisaket province of eastern Thailand. In 1962, following a lengthy dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over ownership, a majority of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague awarded the temple to Cambodia.

Ratanakiri Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ratanakiri is a province in northeastern Cambodia that borders Laos to the north, Vietnam to the east, Mondulkiri Province to the south, and Stung Treng Province to the west. The province extends from the mountains of the Annamite Range in the north, across a hilly plateau between the Tonle San and Tonle Srepok rivers, to tropical deciduous forests in the south. In recent years, logging and mining have scarred Ratanakiri's environment, long known for its beauty.

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh and Cambodian royal life. Post Books. p. 132 pages. ISBN 978-9742020477. [edit] External links. Media related to Royal Palace ...

Siem Reap travel guide - Wikitravel
The name Siem Reap literally means "Siam Defeated". These days, however, the only rampaging hordes are the tourists heading to the Angkor Archaeological Park. This once quaint village has become the largest boomtown and construction site in Cambodia. It is quite laid-back and a pleasant place to stay while touring the temples

Sihanoukville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sihanoukville, also known as Kampong Som, is a province in southern Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand. This port city is a growing Cambodian urban center, located 185 kilometres (115 mi) southwest of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. The province is named after King Father Norodom Sihanouk and grew up around the construction of Sihanoukville Port.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From 1975 to 1979, an estimated 17,000 people were imprisoned at Tuol Sleng (some estimates suggest a number as high as 20,000, although the real number is unknown). At any one time, the prison held between 1,0001,500 prisoners. They were repeatedly tortured and coerced into naming family members and close associates, who were in turn arrested, tortured and killed.

Tonle Sap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tonle Sap (Khmer: "Tonle" meaning "Large Fresh Water River," but more commonly translated as "Great Lake") is a combined lake and river system of major importance to Cambodia. The Tonle Sap is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and is an ecological hot spot that was designated as a UNESCO biosphere in 1997.

Wat Phnom Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
If you are observant enough, you may find names of "Phnom Penh" & Wat "Phnom" share some common words. Yes. The capital city's name of Phnom Penh is more or less interrelates with a small hill-top Cambodian temple of Wat Phnom with "Wat Phnom Daun Penh" in its full name. Wat means temple (as with the Thai), Phnom, in native Khmer is equivalent to a "hill"; so, most people referred it as hilltop temple or a temple on the hill.

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