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Amazing Angkor Wat

Tour Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s complex of ancient temples built by Khmer kings over 6 centuries. Marvel at an architectural site that rivals the wonders of China’s Great Wall and Peru's Machu Picchu.

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Angkor’s “Great City”

To enter Angkor’s “Great City,” known as Angkor Thom, visitors must cross a bridge lined by a series of stone figures, representing good and evil. On the left side are 54 protector gods and on the right, 54 demon gods, playing out an ancient Hindu myth. Angkor Thom’s South Gate is one of the best preserved of this site’s entrances.

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