365.190/ Apsara Dancers

365.190/ Apsara Dancers

365.190/ Apsara Dancers


© 2013 Jeremy Villasis. All Rights Reserved.

Project 365/190. The Apsara Dance is a khmer classical dance that depicts the female spirits of the Hindu and Buddhist mythologies. They are often portrayed as beautiful supernatural beings superb in the art of dancing.

It is a popular draw for tourists in many of Siem Reaps establishments.

Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Taken on: 9th July, 2013. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See jeremyvillasis's page of Flickr

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Set in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap is best known for being home to the incredible Angkor ruins, a sprawling World Heritage-listed complex of ancient temples with the magnificent Angkor Wat as the focal point.

While the Angkor park is surely one of the globe's most amazing historical sites, Siem Reap province is also home to an array of other ruins, such as Beng Mealea, Bantaey Srei, and the holy mountain Phnom Kulen. So if ancient temple ruins are your thing, this province -- an expansive piece of mostly flat land, covered in rice fields and brush -- must be explored fully. It runs along the north shore of the Tonle Sap, Cambodia's "Great Lake", and north to Oddar Meanchey province, where Pol Pot met his end. Few visitors get around to the fringes, even though they are becoming increasingly accessible after many improvements to Cambodia's roads.

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