WHY DO YOU NEED TO TRAVEL IN CAMBODIA
Many people define a country by what they see. Yet, history is also a must to define a country. Many nations have gone through changes across time. This nation, Cambodia surpassed all challenges as one and stood up to present its dynamic history to the world. Join me as we discover Cambodia; its history, its arts and culture, its religious structures, and its wildlife.
Travelling can be very expensive but Cambodia is a place that is budget friendly. Everything is just so affordable. 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.
First stop, Wat Phnom–a Buddhist temple and is located in Phnom Penh. It is the tallest among religious structures in Cambodia that has a height of 25 meters and was made in 1372. 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. It was also formerly called “hill of Penh.” The entrance gates of Wat Phnom are at the grand eastern staircase restrained by lions and snakes. People nowadays pray for luck at school, work and business. The ticket office is located at the bottom of the eastern staircase. You have to remove your shoes before you enter the temple to show respect.
Another on the top list is the Angkor Wat. ‘Temple city’ as it is called was originally built a temple for Hindu and eventually converted into Buddhist temple. Angkor Wat is one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia.
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 palace is known to be the home of 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. One of the best way to relieve stress is to travel Cambodia and you get to know more about the history of their buildings. It is one of the best places to restore and meditate your peace of mind. There are still a lot of other tourists destinations to visit in Cambodia, if you still have more time and interested to visit all of them then you can search the internet for more great destinations in Cambodia.