You asked: Why is it important to protect Angkor Wat?

Why is Angkor Wat so expensive?

The whole Angkor Wat experience is expensive due to cost of entry into the complex, and transportation, and 3) food. That said, hotels and transportation in and out of Siem Reap is reasonable. First, Angkor Wat is managed by Sokimex, a private company founded by an ethnic Vietnamese-Cambodian, beginning in 1990.

What is the connection between Hinduism and Angkor Wat?

Iconic Angkor Wat was originally built as a Hindu temple of god Vishnu to see over the Khmer Empire that ruled during that time. Built by King Suryavarman II, it served as his state temple and eventual mausoleum and, breaking from the Shaiva tradition of his predecessors, he dedicated it to Vishnu.

What happened Angkor Wat?

A wonder of the ancient world

The accepted view has been that Angkor collapsed suddenly in 1431, following an invasion by inhabitants of the powerful city of Ayutthaya, in modern day Thailand. … It was instead a very prolonged diminution in the commercial and ritual core of the city.”

What are the characteristics of Angkor Wat?

Angkor Wat’s main temple structure is made out of sandstone blocks and consists of a multi-layered pyramid with a large central obelisk and four other pillars at its corners. Each layer of the temple houses a series of galleries containing ornamental depictions of Hindu mythology.

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