Angkor Wat is just one out of many temple sites that are spreak over a 400 square kilometers area. The collective name for this area is the Angkor Archological Park and to access all the temple sites you need a special entrance ticket, called the Angkor Pass. Angkor Wat is famous for being the largest religious building in the world. The Angkor Archeological Park is visited by more than 3 million people a year. On this page you’ll find links to temple guides for the most popular sites in the park.
Temple & Pagoda Etiquette
When visiting the temples or a pagoda, it’s important you respect the religious rules and guidelines. There is a difference in visiting a temple and visiting a pagoda.
What is not different is that in both situations you should dress appropriate and use your common sence. Read all the important rules and regulations.
Tips & Trics
Book a tour so you have a qualified guide who knows much more than the average tuktuk driver. Bring enough water, sun creme and wear a hat when you visit the temples.
Especially during the high season it will be very hot between 11 am and 17:00 pm. Consider to use the hottest time of the day to travel between temples and eat your lunch.
Many visitors hire a tuktuk driver who can also act as a guide. This will cost you between $20 – $30. If you want to experience Angkor Wat by yourself, the cheapest way to get to Angkor Wat is to rent a bicycle for $2- $4 a day or use PassApp or Grab.
If you book a tour, transportation will be included in the tour. Keep in mind that tourists are NOT allowed to drive a motorbike without a licence.
About Your Angkor Pass
The only place where you can buy the Angkor Pass is at the official Angkor Pass Ticket Counters. They ar located on the way to Angkor Wat and open between 5 am and 7:30 pm.
You need one photo for the Angkor Pass and it’s advisable you get your pass one day before you start you visit to the different temples. Prices for the Angkor Pass are: 1 day ($37), three days ($62) or 7 days ($72).