Why is Angkor Wat a popular tourist attraction?
An Architectural Masterpiece
As the greatest of all mountain-temples, Angkor Wat is the prime example of classical Khmer architecture. It was designed for the immortal gods, so it was built of durable materials. Much has survived to this day. The earliest temples were built using brick.
Why you should visit Siem Reap?
The city of Siem Reap is full of life and movement, with flea markets, minor temples and loads of travelers. You can explore it on foot or take a jeep to watch the sunset from the surroundings, visit the “Pub Street” or the Wat Preah Prom Rath, the main temple of the city.
Why is Angkor Wat so expensive?
Why is Angkor Wat so expensive? The whole Angkor Wat experience is expensive due to cost of entry into the complex, and transportation, and 3) food. That said, hotels and transportation in and out of Siem Reap is reasonable.