Angkor Wat

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people & culture




Buddhism is a national religion. Women should not touch monks or their robes. Do not take photos or disturb monks during prayer times.


In Cambodia, the feet are considered the lowest form of the body and the head the higher form. Don't point or gesture with your feet or put your feet on the furniture. Also don't touch someone on the head.




Kissing in public is impolite in Cambodia culture - please avoid this behavior in public places. Wearing revealing clothing is also not considered appropriate.


Do not purchase historical artifacts in Cambodia. The looting of archaeological sites results in the loss of significant social and cultural treasures, and robs the Cambodian people of their history.




Buying and consuming any type of narcotic drugs in Cambodia is illegal. Weapons and explosives are also illegal.


Support the local economy in Cambodia by buying Cambodian-made products and handicrafts, traditional Cambodian meal on the menu of the many Khmer Restaurants.




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