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Cambodia

Cambodia

It is unclear how long people have lived in what is now Cambodia, as studies of its prehistory aren't yet refined. A carbon dating from an ancient cave in northwestern Cambodia suggests that people using stone tools lived in the cave as early as 4000 B.C., and rice has been grown on Cambodian soil since well before the 1st century. The first Cambodians likely arrived long before either of these dates. They probably migrated from the north, although nothing is known about their language or their way of life.

Cambodia is a magical and mystical land built on legends from centuries ago. You'll regularly find yourself marveling at ancient temples in disbelief at their age as you inspect the skillful construction of each. This unforgettable destination will ignite your inner spirituality as you learn of the age-old teachings and religious foundations that sculpted the modern day way of life.
Cambodia

Locations

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Beneath Cambodia’s clatter of rickshaws and motorbikes lies the serenity of aging French Colonial mansions and temples that abate Phnom Penh’s chaotic landscape. Housed within the showy walls of the Royal Palace sits the Silver Pagoda, a fascinating structure lined with 5,000 blocks of silver weighing over 6 tons. This lavish nesting doll holds a 17th-century Buddha cut from Baccarat crystal, and another made almost entirely of gold and dripping with approximately 10,000 diamonds.
Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Protruding from steaming jungle, the ancient city of Angkor Wat is the main attraction to visitors of Siem Reap. The city’s proximity to the legendary sandstone complex makes it the ideal gateway or base camp for day trips and longer itineraries. Relax and unwind in a local restaurant after a long day of exploring the world’s largest religious monument, or stock up on necessities before tackling the 60 square miles of passageways and palaces.