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A major archaeological site in northwest Cambodia and the capital of the Khmer empire from the 9th to the 15th century. The ruins include two important Hindu temple complexes, Angkor Wat (12th century) and Angkor Thom (13th century).


(Placename) a large area of ruins in NW Cambodia, containing Angkor Thom (tɔːm), the capital of the former Khmer Empire, and Angkor Wat (wɒt), a three-storey temple, which were overgrown with dense jungle from the 14th to 19th centuries


(ˈæŋ kɔr, -koʊr)

a vast assemblage of ruins of the Khmer empire, near the modern city of Siem Reap in NW Cambodia: elaborately carved and decorated temples, statues, gateways, and towers.
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Local outfits Sky Angkor Air and Cambodia Angkor Air still have the most planes operating in the country, but JC International, a China-backed airline that launched in March last year, "will likely have more capacity by the end of 2018 as it continues to expand its fleet rapidly," according to the report.
His single-minded goal is to restore and conserve the ancient temple complex at Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.
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Though, since Angkor Wat is famously best viewed at sunrise, it was only the work of moments to secure his (qualified) agreement, as an early start meant no "traipsing round bloody ruins all day", obviously, plus one truth which is pretty universally acknowledged is that "beating the crowds", even to monuments that are best viewed at sunrise, is a simple matter of dragging your carcass out of bed.
When he first laid eyes on Angkor Wat 57 years ago as a 23-year-old university student, Yoshiaki Ishizawa was so fascinated with the ruins that he vowed to study in-depth the ancient architectural marvel and the once prosperous civilization it represented.
There are thought to be more than 1,000 temples dotted over a sprawling 1,000km area, though these range in grandeur from a tumble of rubble in a soggy rice field to the magnificent Angkor Wat.
Cambodia, on the other hand, has already become a home to a growing number of scheduled passenger airlines comprising Bassaka Air, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cambodia Bayon Airlines, as well as JC International Airlines, and Sky Angkor Airlines.
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