Cambodia’s famed Angkor registers 20-fold increase in int’l tourist arrivals in first 9 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park attracted 134,152 foreign tourists in the first nine months of 2022, an increase of 2,075 percent compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Sunday.

The ancient park earned 5.36 million U.S. dollars in revenue from ticket sales during the January-September period this year, also up 2,012 percent year-on-year, said the state-owned Angkor Enterprise’s statement.

Located in northwest Siem Reap province, the 401-square-km Angkor Archaeological Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1992, is the most popular tourist destination in the Southeast Asian country.

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