Discover the famous Preah Vihear Temple and marvel at its beauty with 23 pictures in this instructional guide book.
Get an excellent idea of what to expect when visiting the temple, and how to get there.
Preah Vihear temple is a mountain temple, on a 525m cliff, on the Dongrak Mountains, on the much-disputed Cambodia-Thailand border. The site is 240km from Siem Reap, and is 700m long, stretching from the bottom, at the Cambodia-Thailand border, to the edge of the cliff. The temple has four levels and four courtyards, with five entrances and pavilions. From the top if the mountain at the edge of the temple, one can overlook the Cambodian countryside.
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About the Author
Adventurer and world traveler, Anton Swanepoel, hales originally from Pretoria, South Africa, but has called a number of exotic locations home. Educated as a software engineer, he worked for a large multinational company before deciding to travel the globe. Along life's journey, Anton became a skilled scuba diver and technical diving instructor, teaching for seven years while living in the Cayman Islands. His resume touts Tri-Mix instructor levels from multiple licensing agencies, and dive records over 400 feet. Mr. Swanepoel has always loved travel and writing. In the past several years he's combined these passions, authoring and publishing a host of books, sharing secrets he's learned along the way. When he's not exploring an underwater landscape or racing a motorcycle down a stretch of highway, you'll find Anton visiting world destinations and chronicling his experiences. Today, he is a fulltime globetrotter and writer, having penned instructional guides for diving and travel, as well as a pair of fictional novels. His excurtion titles are geared toward do-it-yourself travelers, who enjoy saving money and seeing the out-of-way places. His favorite destinations include, Machu Picchu, the mountains of Vietnam, and the Temples at Angkor Wat.