The archeological wonder of Angkor Wat and its surrounding temples shouldn't be missed--but you need a strategy to see and appreciate it without being stuck in the middle of a mob.

The archeological wonder of Angkor Wat and its surrounding temples shouldn't be missed--but you need a strategy to see and appreciate it without being stuck in the middle of a mob.

shogunofyellow:  Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. The temple was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura (present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaivism tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu.

shogunofyellow: Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. The temple was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura (present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaivism tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu.

Angkor Wat, a wall

Angkor Wat, a wall

From "Angkor, Cambodia - according to social media" story by Ashley Jordan on Storify — http://storify.com/Ashley_Luckey/where-are-people-traveling

From "Angkor, Cambodia - according to social media" story by Ashley Jordan on Storify — http://storify.com/Ashley_Luckey/where-are-people-traveling

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