Angkor National Museum - the place holding the stamp of the history of the royal

Angkor National Museum - the place holding the stamp of the history of the royal

Angkor National Museum is home to the royal history of the golden age in the Khmer Kingdom. If you are attending to visit this special destination, do not forget to book Asia tours to have a chance to discover the ancient civilization here.

Brief of Angkor National Museum

Residing in the highway Charles de Gaulle, Angkor National Museum is a two-floor building with 8 display rooms of more than 1000 artifacts classified into the era, stages, religion, and royalty.

Angkor National Museum - the place holding the stamp of the history of the royal

From a distance, the structure of the museum looks not only very strong but also utmost gentle due to the typical Cambodian design. The ideal time to visit the museum is from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, evidenced by its many tourists’ experience.

When coming here, tourists will be guided to go to a hall to watch a fifteen-minute video about history, utilities, and services of the museum before visiting display rooms. The available languages are Khmer, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, English, French, and Thai, making tourists feel easy to understand.

The mystery inside Angkor National Museum

Tourists coming here will stand a chance to discover what has made the ancient Khmer civilization become a popular culture in the world and the belief of the Khmer people into the great kings through a lot of war stories in ancient books. A series of interesting legends and valuable folk tales promoting the development of Angkor civilization is waiting for you!

On top of that, Buddhism crystallized from the ancient Khmer civilization (Cambodian civilization today) is reproduced in a collection of up to 1,000 Buddha statues in the Angkor National Museum. The collection of these ancient Buddha statues is evaluated as the most valuable in the museum.

Angkor National Museum - the place holding the stamp of the history of the royal

Religions in the old Khmer empire are also presented through literary works and delicate sculptures. We can see the changes in the belief of Buddhism through these statues. Besides, when visiting the museum, tourists can have the opportunity to find out the four Khmer kings who were the great creators of the big civilization in the world with the greatest inventions.

The ancient inscriptions on the stone in Angkor National Museum were written in order to save important historical events. This is really amazing!

The ancient costumes of Khmer people in the past are displayed impressively on the sculptures of the gods, dancers, and apsaras which have formed Angkor National Museum - a miniature Khmer empire in the prime location of modern Cambodia.

Far beyond the material values, the museum is also the embodiment of an extremely proud architectural value of Cambodian people. Each carving seems to take tourists to enter a mysterious labyrinth.

Top 7 hotels to stay when visiting Angkor National Museum

Saem Siemreap Hotel

Angkor National Museum - the place holding the stamp of the history of the royal

The four-star Seam Siemreap Hotel is situated in Sala Kanseng village which is well-known for many gardens with only 5 minutes counted to drive to the old market and Pub street. In addition to the charming Khmer design, the hotel also has an outside swimming pool, a spa, and a gym. Especially, the free two-side airport shuttle service is provided for tourists.

Free Wi-Fi connection, an air-conditioner, a flat screen television, a private bathtub, a fresh fruit basket, and tea/coffee making facilities are available in each room to serve tourists fully.

Saem Siemreap Hotel is about 7km far from Siem Reap International Airport, with 15 minutes to access Angkor National Museum. With the modern design and luxury services, Saem Siemreap Hotel will be one of the best choices for you.

Silk D’ Angkor Boutique Hotel

1,6km and 200m are the distances from this hotel to Pub street and Angkor National Museum. The free two-side airport shuttle service is added when tourists stay here.

J7 Hotel

Residing next to the Royal Palace and opposite the Royal Garden, J7 Hotel offers the accommodations tucking away the hustle and bustle of Siemreap city. The hotel is full of convenient and luxury services for tourists such as an outside swimming pool, free Wi-Fi connection, a bar, a restaurant, and other utilities in each room.

It is evaluated as one of the best hotels in Siemreap due to good staffs who can speak Chinese, Japanese, and English. They will help tourists in currency exchange services, tour arrangements, ticket reservations, and concierge assistance.

Indeed, Angkor National Museum is a must-see tourist destination when you come to Cambodia. Together with Cambodia package tour, we hope to be a part of your trip to beloved Angkor National Museum. Have a great trip!