|Siem Reap, Cambodia|
Depart from hotel to visit Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. Its famous silhouette never fails to impress. It covers a huge area of 1.6 square km and is surrounded by a wide moat. The god-king Suryavarman II ordered its construction in the 12th century and dedicated the temple to Vishnu, the Hindu deity he identified himself with. The 5 enormous towers have the same symbolic function as other temple mountains of Angkor: they represent Mount Meru, the mythical dwelling place of Hindu gods. In the outer galleries are some of the finest and best-preserved bas-reliefs of the Khmer Art. You will be ending the day with a view at the Phnom Bakheng, the best spot over the Angkor Wat and the outlying complex before returning to hotel.
Angkor Wat is a great place to see sunrise. Phnom Bakheng should start early in the evening around 4 pm as there is always a huge crowd on top with sunset view on the top of hill.