Floating bridge to Angkor Wat temple opens to foreign tourists

Today, 26 May 2017: The temporary floating causeway to Angkor Wat is officially open to tourists, while the main causeway is being restored over the next few years.

PHNOM PENH — A floating bridge opened for use by foreign tourists and local visitors at Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat on Thursday (May 25), enabling them to reach the ancient temple while the original stone bridge undergoes renovation by Cambodian and Japanese experts.

Source: Floating bridge to Angkor Wat temple opens to foreign tourists | TODAYonline

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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