Formed on the lands where the Khmer Empire flourished between the 9th and 13th century, Cambodia is a country situated in the tropics where 90% of the inhabitants have Khmer origin believing in a mixture of Buddhism, Theravalla Buddhism, Hinduism, animism and ancestor spirit worship. With the heartland consisting of laustrine plain formed by inundations as a distinctive geographical feature, Cambodia combines the beauty of rural tradition with the modern urbanism dominated by belief.
Follow the traces of the ancient Khmer Empire in Angkor, nowadays a UNESCO World Heritage Site which used to be the seat of the nation and contained more than 1000 temples. Meditate with the Buddhist monks at the Angkor Wat which is believed to be the world’s largest single religious monument, unique and significant through its Khmer architecture. Climb the Dangrek Mountains in Northern Cambodia and admire the secluded beauty of the Hindu Preah Vihear Temple, built between the 11th and 12th century and dedicated to the goddess Shiva. Enter the Khao Phra Wihan National Park or enjoy the sun and water activities in the Sihanoukville popular beaches. Taste the Cambodian culture in traditional dishes like the amok and revive the most famous story in the Khmer literature, the Reamker.
Admire the present beauty of Cambodia and learn more about the ancient Khmer Empire shining from the past.