Explore These Temples in Cambodia

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Visit the land of the ancient gods.

Between the 9th and 15th centuries, in modern-day Cambodia, the Khmer Empire ruled. It was the largest empire in Southeast Asia, and in Angkor, spectacular temples were built to honor Hindu, and then Buddhist, beliefs.

Visiting the Angkor region today is full of cultural exploration, with the opportunity to see the remains of a massive civilization. Sure, it's a little bit of a trek to get to Cambodia, but temples aren't the only draw. Hiking, biking, touring...this is a wild country and absolutely worth the trip.

Here are ten of our favorite spots to visit in Angkor.

Adventure by Will Cebron

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Adventure by John Maurizi

Adventure by Michael Wigle

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Adventure by John Maurizi

Cover photo by John Maurizi

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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