Many people define a country by what they see. Others, however, define it by its history. A lot of countries have been changing through time. This nation, Cambodia surpassed all challenges as one and stood up to present its dynamic history to the world. Let us come together and find out what Cambodia has to offer.
Going abroad might be expensive but Cambodia is an exception. Over-spending will never be an issue once you get there. Afar from being low-end, the country has so much of its past that is most desirable to unearth. We will discover together the most popular places in Cambodia.
A Buddhist dwelling in Phnom Penh. It is 27 meters high and was built in 1372, it is also considered as the tallest religious structure in Cambodia. Legend explains that Wat Phnom was built as a shelter for Buddha’s four statues along the waters and was explored by a woman named, Penh. Hence, the city name Phnom Penh means ‘hill of Penh’. Its main entrance is guarded by lions and snakes at the grand eastern staircase. People nowadays pray for luck at school, work and business. The ticket office is located at the bottom of the eastern staircase. Removing of shoes is needed as you enter the temple, as a sign of respect.
Next stop, Angkor Wat–when visiting Cambodia, this is on the top list. They call it the temple city, it was built for the Hindus and it was eventually converted into a Buddthist temple. In the whole Southeast Asia, Angkor Wat is one of the most archaeological sites.
Next on the list is one of the most grandest places to visit in Cambodia which is the Royal Palace. Not all areas in the Royal Palace can be seen by the public but there are still some places that is open to the public like Silvering Pagoda and Throne Hall. The said Palace is a home to His Majesty Preah Bat Smdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk and Her Majesty Preah Reach Akka-Mohesey Norodom Monineath. Majesty Preah Bat Norodom, great grandfather to the current king of Cambodia built the Royal Palace on the year 1866. You will only not relieve stress when you travel Cambodia but you can gain more knowledge about their place and more about the history of Cambodia. Cambodia is such a great place to meditate and restore your peace of mind. You can ask your friends who has been to Cambodia and ask them for great places to visit because there are still a lot of them.