Study: My Understanding of Vacations
People, nowadays look at the outward appearance of a country. Yet, history is also a must to define a country. Many nations have gone through changes across time. Cambodia, a nation, united in facing and overcoming challenges through time. Come with me as we uncover Cambodia and see through it.
Travelling overseas is expensive but put Cambodia off the list. Everything is just so affordable. Apart from saving a lot of money, Cambodia is also rich in history that will surely persuade you to visit it. We will discover together the most popular places in Cambodia.
A Buddhist dwelling in Phnom Penh. It is 27 meters high and was built in 1372, it is also considered as the tallest religious structure in Cambodia. The legend says it was a shelter fir Buddha’s statues and was determined by a woman, Penh. “hill of Penh” that’s what Wat Phnom means. The main entrance of Wat Phnom is via the grand eastern staircase, guarded by lions and snakes. When the prayer is granted, a return of offering (such as garland of jasmine, flowers or bananas, of which the spirits love the most) promised when the petition was made. The ticket office is located at the bottom of the eastern staircase. As a sign of respect you have to remove your shoes before you enter the temple.
Next stop, Angkor Wat–when visiting Cambodia, this is on the top list. ‘Temple city’ as it is called was originally built a temple for Hindu and eventually converted into Buddhist temple. One of the most important archarological sites in Southeast Asia is the Angkor Wat.
Next on the list is one of the most grandest places to visit in Cambodia which is the Royal Palace. There are some areas that is strictly prohibited to be seen by the public but there are still some other areas that the tourists can visit like the Silvering Pagoda and Throne Hall. The Royal Palace is known as the home of Majesty Preah Bat Smdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk and Her Majesty Preah Reach Akka-Mohesey Norodom Monineath. The Palace was built in 1866 by His Majesty Preah Bat Norodom, great grandfather to the current King of Cambodia. One of the best way to relieve stress is to travel Cambodia and you get to know more about the history of their buildings. Cambodia is such a great place to meditate and restore your peace of mind. There are still many places in Cambodia you can have a tour to; ask your friends, colleagues, or the internet for more information.