Angkor Wat and Angkor Archaeological Park



The Angkor Wat was the center of the Ancient Khmer Empire, and the area now known as Angkor Archaelogical Park acted as a religious center as well as the power center of the empire.

Stretching over some 400 square kilometers, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire of the 9th to the 15th centuries, including the largest pre-industrial city in the world. The most famous of the temples in the area are the Temple of Angkor Wat and the Bayon Temple with its countless sculptural decorations, but the area contains a vaste amount of larger and smaller temples, of which we cover 30 in this app.

The guide
The guide to the Angkor Archaeological Park will guide you through your visit to the area. The guide includes description of 30 of the most important temples and structures, and will provide a variety of functions.

GPS controlled area map
The guide to Angkor uses a GPS powered map, which will give you an overview of the area. Also, if you allow GPS tracking, then the guide will show your exact position on the map.

Description of 30 buildings
The guide provides a description of the 30 most important buildings at Angkor Archaeological Park. The descriptions are given in text that can be read out loud to you using TTS (automatic text to speech functionality) and it includes pictures from present day, markings of the specific building on a map and pictures of what the buildings look like today.

The background history of Angkor Archaeological Park
The guide provides a detailed description covering the entire known history span of the area.

Route planner
By using the route planner, you can put together your own personal version of the guided tour through the area.

Suggested route
The guide also suggests a tour of the highlights. This is Excavations Guides suggestions of what to see when visiting the Angkor. However, we recommend that you plan your own tour by using the route planner.

Audio guide
By using TTS, short for “Text To Speech” the guide will read the texts in the app out loud to you, and thereby act as an audio guide. The functionality uses your device’s build in TTS voice, meaning that the size of the guide app to Angkor is kept low.

For more information about the guide
Please see the extensive description of the different functionalities available in the guided tour app by checking out our “Guide description”.

The buildings included in the guide

  • Angkor Wat
  • Phnom Bakheng
  • Baksei Chamkrong
  • Angkor Thom
  • Baphuon
  • The Royal Enclosure
  • Preah Palilay
  • Tep Pranam
  • Terrace Of The Leper King
  • Phimeanakas
  • Terrace Of The Elephants
  • Bayon Temple
  • Prasat Top East (Mangalartha)
  • Prasat Suor Prat
  • Preah Pithu
  • Prasat Prei
  • Banteay Prei
  • Preah Khan
  • Thommanon
  • Chau Say Tevoda
  • Spean Thma
  • Angkor Hospital Chapel
  • Ta Keo
  • Ta Nei
  • Ta Prohm
  • Neak Poan
  • Sras Srang
  • Banteay Kdei
  • Prasat Kravan
  • Bat Chum

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