By the time of the site’s construction, the Khmer had developed and refined their own architectural style, which relied on sandstone. As a result, Angkor Wat was constructed with blocks of sandstone.
How is Angkor Wat pronounced?
In order to communicate with locals during your visit, it will help to know how to pronounce Angkor Wat: AHNG-kor WOT.
Was Angkor Wat slaves built?
Angkor was built by human labor power. Hundreds of thousands of slaves put their sweat, their blood and their whole lives into its construction. Their experiences and abilities led them to solve the technical and engineering problems, as well as to create the great art works.