Stepping into Siem Reap is like stepping into another world
Angkor was the capital of the Khmer Empire, flourishing from about the 9th to the 15th century. Now it lies in beautiful, serene ruins that are scattered throughout the countryside. When visiting Cambodia, this is the main thing you need to see.
Today, looking at the monumental towers of Angkor, it is hard to imagine that this huge structure was hidden from human eyes for several centuries by an impenetrable wall of the jungle.