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Exploring Angkor Wat – Everything you need to know

Angkor was once one of largest cities in the world, the capital of the Khmer Empire and the Royal center during one of the most prosperous and largest dynasties in Southern Asia. 1,000 years ago, the Khmer empire, strategically located between China and India, has used complex agriculture techniques to develop a civilization that has dominated Asia for hundreds of years. Angkor means the Holy City and it was the symbol of the universe and the symbol city of the empire. It took 27 kings to construct it and spread across 400 sq km of land. It was a megacity with a complex system of infrastructure, including roads, canals, reservoirs and irrigation systems supporting around 1,000,000 people. The wood and straw homes in which people once lived have long disappeared, and only the imposing stone temples still remain today. It is called “Angkor” Archeological Park, and it is one of the most…

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