How do I explore Angkor Wat?

Can you visit Angkor Wat without a guide?

It’s Cambodia’s most visited tourist attraction with more than two million visitors every year. That said, it is possible to see Angkor Wat without the crowds.

How much does it cost to see Angkor Wat?

Visiting Angkor Wat, there are several different types of the Angkor Pass that you can buy. The one day pass costs US$37, the three day pass US$62 and the seven day pass US$72. Both the three day and seven day pass don’t need to be used on consecutive days and are valid for one week and one month respectively.

What is special in Angkor Wat?

Though just one of hundreds of surviving temples and structures, the massive Angkor Wat is the most famed of all Cambodia’s temples—it appears on the nation’s flag—and it is revered for good reason. The 12th century “temple-mountain” was built as a spiritual home for the Hindu god Vishnu.

How long does it take to walk around Angkor Wat?

How long to spend in Angkor Wat is up to you, but we recommend that you plan to spend at least 3 days exploring the park. Unless you are really short on time, don’t try to cram your visit into one day.

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What is the best time to visit Angkor Wat?

The best time to visit Siem Reap and Angkor Wat is during the cooler months, especially between December and February, when temperatures stay in the 20s Celsius, and evenings can actually feel cool, especially if you’re outside of the city.

What is inside Angkor Wat?

A sandstone causeway served as the main access point for the temple. Inside these walls, Angkor Wat stretches across more than 200 acres. It’s believed that this area included the city, the temple structure and the emperor’s palace, which was just north of the temple.