Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world, covering an area of 402 acres
It was built by the Khmer king Suryavarman II in the 12th century as the state temple of the Khmer Empire.
Angkor Wat is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu
The temple complex is made up of a series of moats, walls, and towers.
Angkor Wat was abandoned in the 16th century, but it was rediscovered by Europeans in the 19th century
Angkor Wat is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a truly awe-inspiring sight, and it is easy to see why it is considered to be one of the 8th wonders of the world.
The temple complex is still undergoing restoration work, and it is estimated that it will take many years to complete.