American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A major archaeological site in northwest Cambodia and the capital of the Khmer empire from the 9th to the 15th century. The ruins include two important Hindu temple complexes, Angkor Wat (12th century) and Angkor Thom (13th century). The site has been extensively damaged by warfare.
“The move may serve to boost falling tourism numbers, but does nothing to address what heritage specialists have been saying for years - that the effects of increased traffic to Angkor is ultimately bad for business.”
“The Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog warns that increasing the number of tourists in Angkor Wat is bad for business”
“I plan my trip, look into overland buses, decide which temples to visit in Angkor, buy some novels to keep me amused while travelling alone.”
“Regardless of how you got there, how you travel from site to site or where you come from, Angkor is a place that has the power to level the playing field.”
“What really caught my eye though, is I was just in Angkor Wat a few weeks ago and remember that exact spot.”
“Nederlands · Cambodja: Omstreden verlichtingsproject in Angkor Wat”
“The city of Angkor is also quite impressive, but it’s so big you can’t understand the scale.”
“The temple at Banteay Srei is one of the most well-preserved in Angkor.”
“Later this year, the US is scheduled to hold its first joint military exercises with Cambodia, in an operation to be known as Angkor Sentinel.”
“Earlier that day, we got a face book message from our friend Amy, and we went to a bar called Angkor What?”
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