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Angkor Visitor Code of Conducts
Angkor was the capital of Khmer Empire ( 9th to 15th centuries ) and once the largest city in the world ( 12th century ). Today, Angkor is still an active spiritual site for Buddhists and citizens who engage in daily worship, prayer and meditation. Angkor is also a living site where over 130,000 inhabitants have lived for many generations.
To enhance your experience and to preserve Angkor for generations to come, we kindly urge you to observe the following points:
Revealing clothes such as shorts and skirts above the knees and showing bare shoulders is prohibited in sacred places. Respectful dress is strongly encouraged in Angkor.
Touching carvings, sitting on fragile structures, leaning on temple structures, moving or taking archeological artifacts and graffiti are strictly prohibited. Backpacks, umbrellas with sharp tips, tripods and high heels are discouraged from being brought or worn inside the temples.
As Angkor is a sacred site, loud conversation and noise and other inappropriate behavior in Cambodian culture is considered to be offensive and may disturb other visitors. Please keep calm and be respectful.
For your own safety and for the conservation of Angkor, please comply with all signs on the site and be mindful of your steps at all times. Do not climb on loose stones.
SMOKING AND LITTERING
As a member of the world health organization, Angkor has been a smoke free site since 2012, smoking cigarette disturbs others and cigarettes can start bush free to protect the environment, please do not smoke and litter.
CANDY OR MONEY TO CHILDREN
Buying items, giving candy or money to children encourages them not to attend school but to beg. If you wish to help the children please consider donating to a recognized charity.
Monks are revered and respected. If you want to take picture please ask for permission first, women should not touch nor stand or sit too close to monks.
Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.