Apsara is the most important classical dance in the Kingdom of Cambodia. It originated in Cambodia and dates back centuries. Apsara is anchored in ancient Khmer culture.
Apsaras are beautiful female spirits that rule the clouds and waters. They uniquely perform the enchanting Apsara dance. Buddhist and Hindu mythology alike believe these heavenly nymph-like creatures descend from the heavens to visit the earth. Apsaras are messengers of peace between kings and gods.
Cambodia really has got a lot to offer from its timeless landscapes, ancient and modern history and culture and the incredible hospitality of the people keep tourists coming back for more. Here are a few reasons why the country should be on everyone’s must-see list.
Angkor is the ancient capital of the great Khmer Empire. It is, without doubt, one of the most magnificent wonders of the world. As well as a site of immense archaeological significance. (more…)
Cambodian food and drink may not be as well known as its neighbours but the food and drink are a delight to the tastebuds! Most foods in Cambodia are certainly less spicy than you will find in Thailand. Rice is, of course, the staple and most dishes are cooked in a wok. (more…)
Roluos is the previous ancient centre and capital of the Khmer civilization known as Hariharalaya. Approximately seventy years after Jayavarman II established his capital on Mount Kulen in 802, he moved the capital to Haryharalaya, perhaps for a better source of food or for defence purpose. (more…)