Temple architecture of Cambodia

Date: 
09 September 2018 to 20 September 2018
Price: 
From £2,995 with flights
Trip destination: 
Cambodia

The Hindu and Buddhist temples of Angkorean Cambodia are some of the most evocative monuments to survive from the ancient world. Begin in the modern city of Siem Reap visiting the pearls of Cambodian Hindu and Buddhist architecture in Angkor itself. See the walls and gates of Angkor Thom, the decorated Elephant and Leper King terraces, and the ’Tomb Raider‘ temple of Ta Prohm. Travel to the oldest standing temples in Cambodia at Sambor Prei Kuk, dating from the 7th century CE. Beyond Siem Reap, journey by road to visit other famous Angkor-era temples at Koh Ker, Beng Mealea, Preah Khan of Kampong Svay and Banteay Chhmar.

Highlights

  • Enjoy illuminating lectures from specialist Professor Peter Bellwood about the majestic Hindu and Buddhist temples of Angkor and other Angkorean locations across Cambodia
  • Explore predecessor temples dating from the 7th to the 11th century AD
  • Visit the spectacular cliff-top sanctuary of Preah Vihear, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Journey through the tropical Cambodian landscape of rice fields, villages and distant mountains
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy stops to experience local life

Trip scholar

Professor Peter Bellwood (Camb), Emeritus Professor in Archaeology, Australian National University, Fellow of the British Academy

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