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Will get unforgettable impressions from the trip. Combine a scientific meeting with colleagues and a great excursion!

The main program of the conference with the departure of participants from the territory of the Kingdom of Thailand (minor changes are possible with the expansion of the excursion program)

Day 1

  • 04.30 meeting of conference participants at the hotel reception (departure from Pattaya, Thailand)
  • 05.00-09.00 transfer by comfortable minivans from Pattaya to the border of Thailand with Cambodia (stop for Breakfast in a cozy cafe by the lake: lunch box)
  • 09.00-10.00 border Crossing in VIP mode
  • 10.00-12.00 transfer from Poipet to Siemreap. Providing information on the history, way of life, traditions and beliefs of Cambodia
  • 12.00-13.00 Lunch
  • 13.00-14.00 hotel Accommodation
  • 14.00-15.30 Free time for rest
  • 15.45 meeting of the conference participants in the hotel lobby, accommodation in the conference hall
  • 16.00 Beginning of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution
  • 16.00-16.10 Opening speech of the conference speaker
  • 16.10-18.50 Speech of the conference participants
  • 19.00-20.30 Gala dinner in the restaurant, accompanied by the show of celestial dancers-Apsar
  • 21.00 Free time

Day 2

  • 06.00-06.30 Breakfast at the hotel
  • 06.30-11.00 we Go on an adventure through the mysterious ancient temples: try to unravel the mystery of the smiles of the many-faced temple Bayon, feel on the set of the film about Lara Croft in the temple-movie star Ta Prom, estimate the scale of the Imperial court on the terrace of Elephants And the terrace of the Leper King
  • 11.00-12.00 Return to the hotel. Check out from hotel
  • 12.00-13.00 Lunch with the best dishes of national Khmer cuisine in Crystal restaurant
  • 13.00-15.00 we Finish our acquaintance with the architecture of the ancient Khmer in the Grand temple of Angkor Wat
  • 15.00-16.30 on the territory of the temple-monastery of Tmei we learn the saddest part of the history of Cambodia about the times Of Pol Pot (the reign of the ” Khmer Rouge”)
  • 16.30-19.00 on the way back from Siem Reap to Poipet we will sum up the results of our two-day trip
  • 19.00 – 19.30 Crossing the border, Cambodia-Thailand
  • 19.30-23.30 transfer to Pattaya (stop for dinner at an inexpensive cafe by the lake: not included in the price, the approximate cost of 10-20 USD)

The one-day program is designed to attend and participate in the conference and gala dinner (transfer and accommodation are not included in the price)

Conference participant fee includes accommodation in a LUCKY ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA  (for double accommodation), gala dinner, show and excursion program. No fees will be required anymore!


Inspired by traditional Khmer customs and architecture. Committed to time-honored hospitality and service ensuring your stay is comfortable, carefree and relaxing. The welcoming 4-star Lucky Angkor Hotel & Spa provides affordable-luxury accommodation melded with Cambodian colors and tastes. Conveniently located 20 minutes from Angkor Wat and an easy 5 minutes to the Royal Residence, National Museum, Old Market, Night Market and Pub Street area. One of the best choice hotels in Siem Reap city, Cambodia.

International Conference on Environmental Pollution (ICEP) green-lobby LUCKY ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA IN SIEM REAP lucky-angkor-hotel
International Conference on Environmental Pollution (ICEP) green-lobby LUCKY ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA IN SIEM REAP
International Conference on Environmental Pollution (ICEP) green-lobby LUCKY ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA IN SIEM REAP
International Conference on Environmental Pollution (ICEP) green-lobby LUCKY ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA IN SIEM REAP lucky-angkor-hotel


Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. They include the famous Temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple with its countless sculptural decorations. UNESCO has set up a wide-ranging programme to safeguard this symbolic site and its surroundings.

Angkor est l’un des principaux sites archéologiques de l’Asie du Sud-Est. S’étendant sur quelque 400 km2 couverts en partie par la forêt, le parc archéologique d’Angkor recèle les admirables vestiges des différentes capitales de l’Empire khmer qui rayonna entre le IXe et le XVe siècle : le célèbre temple d’Angkor Vat et, à Angkor Thom, le temple du Bayon orné d’innombrables sculptures. L’UNESCO a mis en œuvre un vaste programme de sauvegarde de ce site symbole et de son environnement.


吴哥窟是东南亚最重要的考古学遗址之一。吴哥窟遗址公园占地面积达400多平方公里,包括森林地区,有9至15世纪高棉王国(the Khmer Empire)各个时期首都的辉煌遗迹,其中包括了著名的吴哥寺(Angkor Wat),以及坐落在吴哥索姆(Angkor Thom)以无数雕塑饰品而著称的白永寺庙(Bayon Temple)。联合国教科文组织已经对这一遗址及其周边制定了一项覆盖范围广泛的保护计划。

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Outstanding Universal Value

Brief synthesis

Angkor, in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap, is one of the most important archaeological sites of Southeast Asia. It extends over approximately 400 square kilometres and consists of scores of temples, hydraulic structures (basins, dykes, reservoirs, canals) as well as communication routes. For several centuries Angkor, was the centre of the Khmer Kingdom. With impressive monuments, several different ancient urban plans and large water reservoirs, the site is a unique concentration of features testifying to an exceptional civilization. Temples such as Angkor Wat, the Bayon, Preah Khan and Ta Prohm, exemplars of Khmer architecture, are closely linked to their geographical context as well as being imbued with symbolic significance. The architecture and layout of the successive capitals bear witness to a high level of social order and ranking within the Khmer Empire. Angkor is therefore a major site exemplifying cultural, religious and symbolic values, as well as containing high architectural, archaeological and artistic significance.

The park is inhabited, and many villages, some of whom the ancestors are dating back to the Angkor period are scattered throughout the park. The population practices agriculture and more specifically rice cultivation.

Criterion (i): The Angkor complex represents the entire range of Khmer art from the 9th to the 14th centuries, and includes a number of indisputable artistic masterpieces (e.g. Angkor Wat, the Bayon, Banteay Srei).

Criterion (ii): The influence of Khmer art as developed at Angkor was a profound one over much of South-east Asia and played a fundamental role in its distinctive evolution.

Criterion (iii): The Khmer Empire of the 9th-14th centuries encompassed much of South-east Asia and played a formative role in the political and cultural development of the region. All that remains of that civilization is its rich heritage of cult structures in brick and stone.

Criterion (iv): Khmer architecture evolved largely from that of the Indian sub-continent, from which it soon became clearly distinct as it developed its own special characteristics, some independently evolved and others acquired from neighboring cultural traditions. The result was a new artistic horizon in oriental art and architecture.


The Angkor complex encompasses all major architectural buildings and hydrological engineering systems from the Khmer period and most of these “barays” and canals still exist today. All the individual aspects illustrate the intactness of the site very much reflecting the splendor of the cities that once were. The site integrity however, is put under dual pressures:

  1. endogenous: exerted by more than 100,000 inhabitants distributed over 112 historic settlements scattered over the site, who constantly try to expand their dwelling areas;

  2. exogenous: related to the proximity of the town of Siem Reap, the seat of the province and a tourism hub.


Previous conservation and restoration works at Angkor between 1907 and 1992, especially by the École Française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO), the Archaeological Survey of India, the Polish conservation body PKZ, and the World Monuments Fund have had no significant impact on the overall authenticity of the monuments that make up the Angkor complex and do not obtrude upon the overall impression gained from individual monuments.

Protection and management requirements

The property is legally protected by the Royal Decree on the Zoning of the Region of Siem Reap/Angkor adopted on 28 May 1994 and the Law on the protection of the natural and cultural heritage promulgated on 25 January 1996, the Royal Decree on the creation of the APSARA National Authority (Authority for the protection of the site and the management of the Angkor Region) adopted on 19 February 1995, the No. 70 SSR government Decision, dated 16 September 2004 providing for land‐use in the Angkor Park: “All lands located in zone 1 and 2 of the Angkor site are State properties”, and the sub-decree No. 50 ANK/BK on the organisation and functioning of the APSARA National Authority adopted on 9 May 2008, specifically provided for the establishment of a Department of Land‐use and Habitat Management in the Angkor Park.

In order to strengthen and to clarify the ownership and building codes in the protected zones 1 and 2, boundary posts have been put in 2004 and 2009 and the action was completed in 2012.

As off 1993, the ICC-Angkor (International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the historic site of Angkor) created on 13 October 1993, ensures the coordination of the successive scientific, restoration and conservation related projects, executed by the Royal Cambodian Government and its international partners. It ensures the consistency of the various projects, and defines, when necessary, technical and financial standards and calls the attention of all the concerned parties when required. It also contributes to the overall management of the property and its sustainable development.

The successful conservation of the property by the APSARA National Authority, monitored by the ICC-Angkor, was crowned by the removal of the property from the World Heritage List in danger in 2004.

Angkor is one of the largest archaeological sites in operation in the world. Tourism represents an enormous economic potential but it can also generate irreparable destructions of the tangible as well as intangible cultural heritage. Many research projects have been undertaken, since the international safeguarding program was first launched in 1993.The scientific objectives of the research (e.g. anthropological studies on socio-economic conditions) result in a better knowledge and understanding of the history of the site, and its inhabitants that constitute a rich exceptional legacy of the intangible heritage. The purpose is to associate the “intangible culture” to the enhancement of the monuments in order to sensitize the local population to the importance and necessity of its protection and preservation and assist in the development of the site as Angkor is a living heritage site where Khmer people in general, but especially the local population, are known to be particularly conservative with respect to ancestral traditions and where they adhere to a great number of archaic cultural practices that have disappeared elsewhere. The inhabitants venerate the temple deities and organize ceremonies and rituals in their honor, involving prayers, traditional music and dance. Moreover, the Angkor Archaeological Park is very rich in medicinal plants, used by the local population for treatment of diseases. The plants are prepared and then brought to different temple sites for blessing by the gods. The Preah Khan temple is considered to have been a university of medicine and the NeakPoan an ancient hospital. These aspects of intangible heritage are further enriched by the traditional textile and basket weaving practices and palm sugar production, which all result in products that are being sold on local markets and to the tourists, thus contributing to the sustainable development and livelihood of the population living in and around the World Heritage site.

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