Is Angkor Wat protected by UNESCO?
The property is legally protected by the Royal Decree on the Zoning of the Region of Siem Reap/Angkor adopted on 28 May 1994 and the Law on the protection of the natural and cultural heritage promulgated on 25 January 1996, the Royal Decree on the creation of the APSARA National Authority (Authority for the protection …
Why is Angkor Wat protected?
“The preservation of Angkor is meant to assist in nation-building and national reconciliation and thereby return the nation to its earlier peaceful era.
What are the Cambodia’s World Heritage declared by Unesco?
According to UNESCO’s website, three sites in Cambodia have been declared World Heritage Sites – Angkor Wat Temple in 1992, Preah Vihear Temple in 2008 and Sambor Prei Kuk Temple in 2017.
Is Angkor Wat a Unesco heritage site?
Angkor Wat is the most famous ancient temple site in Cambodia. With its 5 lotus-like towers rising 65 meters into the sky, it is an awe-inspiring sight. Located in Siem Reap, this UNESCO World Heritage site was once the largest pre-industrial city in the world.