Cambodia Angkor Bayon Temple

13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples are best seen in person, of course! The ruins are expertly designed temples with passageways leading in all directions. Ornate carvings and statues adorn temple doorways and walls.

A visit to Angkor Wat Archaeological Park brings you back in time many hundreds of years and creates a feeling that you have truly found a lost treasure. Here are 13 photos to transport you to Angkor Wat and its complex of temples.

13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat

cambodia ANgkor Wat Sunrise

Angkor Wat just before sunrise.  It was so exciting to see the first light behind the buildings.

Angkor Wat Cambodia

Jungle trees are forever trying to reclaim the temples.

Cambodia Monks at the Bayon

It was perfect timing to catch these Monks coming out of the Bayon.

Ornate detail at Angkor Wat Temples

Ornate carvings have remained intact over time.

Ornate detail at Angkor Wat Temples

The artistry and the work that must have gone into the carvings is not lost upon today’s visitors.

Ornate detail at Angkor Wat Temples

Formidable entryways lead the way to the inner workings of many temples.

Cambodia Angkor Temples

Many of the temples have statues of deities and animals like elephants and bulls.

Cambodia Angkor Temples

This was one of several structures that composed the Preah Ko Temple.

Cambodia Angkor Temples

Every detail is so ornately carved.

Cambodia Angkor Bayon Temple

The Bayon has 4 faces carved into each stupa. These stupas were very different from the ones I saw in Bangkok.

Cambodia Angkor Temples

It’s very easy to get “lost” within the larger temples. Passageways like this lead to different rooms and outdoor areas.

Cambodia Angkor Temples

Banteay Srey is a stunning temple with pink sandstone carvings.

Cambodia Angkor Wat Sunrise

Seeing the sunrise at Angkor Wat is definitely a bucket list experience!

Will you be traveling to Angkor Wat soon?

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13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat
13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat

4 thoughts on “13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat”

    1. Jackie Sills-Dellegrazie

      The temples are truly incredible, with great shots around every corner! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts.

    1. Jackie Sills-Dellegrazie

      Thanks, John! I couldn’t agree more. Angkor is amazing. I was fascinated by the rock work. I just can’t fathom how hard it must have been for an artisan to shape the rock in such a detailed way.

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