UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage, Preah Vihear
- Till now, Cambodia has 3 cultural heritage sites. Apart from this, UNESCO also has separate programs called "Intangible Heritage of Humanity" and "Memory of the World." In Cambodia, there are four of them respectively. UNESCO World Heritage of Cambodia UNESCO World Heritage refers to sites registered on the World Heritage List. In November 1972, UNESCO adopted the "Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage" in the General Conference during its...


Architecture of Cambodia
- Overview [[Cambodia architecture]] has been well known in South East Asia and it is derived from Angkor’s architects and sculptors created stone temples that symbolized the cosmic world and decorated them with wall carvings and sculptures of Hindu gods and the Buddha. To ensure order and harmony in the universe, Religious guidelines dictated that a basic temple layout include a central shrine, a courtyard, an enclosing wall, and a moat. More than 60 of these temple complexes survive i...


Cambodia Night Life
- Overview Cambodian Entertainment (Khmer music) classical dance derived from Indian court dance, which traces its origins to the apsarases of Hindu mythology, heavenly female nymphs who were born to dance for the gods. The traditions of Thailand and Java (in Indonesia) also influenced the music and dance of Cambodia. In classical Cambodian dance, women, dressed in brightly colored costumes with elaborate headdresses, perform slow, graceful movements accompanied by a percussive ensemble ...


As Cambodia culture has been known around the globe, more and more come to experience on their own. Cambodia culture has been affected by Indian religions of Hinduism and Buddhism. when it arrived in mainland Southeast Asia during the first few centuries ad which were then controlled by the state of Funan, Chenla in Cambodia