Why should we preserve and conserve Angkor Wat?
“Angkor is a symbol of national identity,” he says. “The preservation of Angkor is meant to assist in nation-building and national reconciliation and thereby return the nation to its earlier peaceful era.
Is Angkor Wat destroyed?
Today, the river runs about 25 feet below its original course. As the flooding destroyed the infrastructure, the city of Angkor collapsed. In 1431, it was taken by the Siamese army. Many of the temples were later overgrown by jungle, while others remained important religious sites for the Khmer.
What is the best time to visit Angkor Wat?
The best time to visit Angkor Wat in terms of weather is in the dry season from early December until March: You experience pleasant temps and the least rainfall. Temperatures hover around 30°C (86°F). However, it is also the busiest time. A much quieter period is the rainy season from May to October.