In their current form, the temples of Angkor are largely monochrome monuments of grey, broken up only by splashes of green as nature encroaches upon the ancient city.
What Colour is Angkor Wat?
Flag of Cambodia
|Variant flag of Cambodia|
|Design||A red field with a blue border, a depiction of Angkor Wat in white is centered. Design is similar to the flag of the French Protectorate of Cambodia|
What does Angkor Wat look like?
A curved sloping roof on galleries, chambers and aisles is a hallmark of Angkor Wat. From a distance it looks like a series of long narrow ridges but close up from identifies itself. It is a roof made of gracefully arched stone rectangles placed end to end.
What color is Cambodia?
Red and blue are the traditional colours of Cambodia. The colour blue represents the King of Cambodia and the colour red represents the people of Cambodia. Angkor Wat represents Theravada Buddhism, which is the religion of the majority of Cambodia’s population.
How is Angkor Wat pronounced?
In order to communicate with locals during your visit, it will help to know how to pronounce Angkor Wat: AHNG-kor WOT.