Unlike many temples across Thailand and Indonesia that rent or let you borrow sarongs and other items you can properly cover up with, Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples do not. If you’re not dressed appropriately, you don’t go in.
What should I wear to Angkor Wat?
Appropriate attire when visiting temples in Angkor Wat is long pants (covering the knee) and shirts that cover shoulders. Skirts, small shorts, tank tops, and other items of revealing clothing are not allowed within temple grounds.
Do you have to wear pants at Angkor Wat?
In a bid to encourage visitors to respect the sanctity of the temples and Cambodian culture, beginning August 4, visitors will be required to wear pants or skirts below the knees and a T-shirt that covers the shoulders, Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal said.
Do you have to pay to get into Angkor Wat?
The Angkor Pass can only be purchased at the official ticket center, located 4 km away from Siem Reap town and open from 4.30am to 5.30pm every day. … You can’t purchase your entrance ticket upfront.
How much is a tuk tuk from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat?
A day’s hire of a tuk-tuk from the town around the major temples at Angkor Wat and back should cost around $15-25 USD.
What is Angkor Wat famous for?
Though just one of hundreds of surviving temples and structures, the massive Angkor Wat is the most famed of all Cambodia’s temples—it appears on the nation’s flag—and it is revered for good reason. The 12th century “temple-mountain” was built as a spiritual home for the Hindu god Vishnu.