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
Angkor Wat just before sunrise. It was so exciting to see the first light behind the buildings.
Jungle trees are forever trying to reclaim the temples.
It was perfect timing to catch these Monks coming out of the Bayon.
Ornate carvings have remained intact over time.
The artistry and the work that must have gone into the carvings is not lost upon today’s visitors.
Formidable entryways lead the way to the inner workings of many temples.
Many of the temples have statues of deities and animals like elephants and bulls.
This was one of several structures that composed the Preah Ko Temple.
Every detail is so ornately carved.
The Bayon has 4 faces carved into each stupa. These stupas were very different from the ones I saw in Bangkok.
It’s very easy to get “lost” within the larger temples. Passageways like this lead to different rooms and outdoor areas.
Banteay Srey is a stunning temple with pink sandstone carvings.
Seeing the sunrise at Angkor Wat is definitely a bucket list experience!
Will you be traveling to Angkor Wat soon?
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4 thoughts on “13 Photos to Transport You to Angkor Wat”
Awesome pictures. Thanks for sharing. They do look huge and I can see why it would be easy to get “lost.” Thanks again for sharing.
The temples are truly incredible, with great shots around every corner! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts.
Angkor Wat is truly an amazing place. The detail you show in the rock work is interesting, and very impressive. Great photos and talent.
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.