The Cambodian government announced that: since February 2017, the ticket price will be 37 USD/day to visit the temples in Angkor.
The daily ticket to visit the temples in Angkor will rise from 20 USD to 37 USD while the ticket for 3 days increases from 40 to 62 USD and the weekly ticket will increase from 60 to 72 USD.
The Cambodian government said that each ticket sold will contributes 2 USD to a humanitarian organization called Kantha Bopha, a Swiss hospital for children which provides free medical care.
The price increase was announced on 05.08.2016, a day after the strict rules on clothing. The new regulations require travelers to cover shoulders and knees to visit the ruins of Angkor.
A series of nude pictures in this famous monument which has caused outrage across Cambodia has spurred the authorities to initiate new rules on costumes. Long Kosal, a representative of Apsara, office management of ruins, said: “Being badly dressed shows the lack of respect for the sacred temples. We do not allow visitors to buy tickets if they are badly dressed. ”
January/2015, a Chinese mannequin has upset Cambodian people because she was photographed topless amidst the ruins. Three French tourists were arrested for taking naked pictures in the Banteay Kdei temple, one of the most beloved attractions of travelers. Two American sisters were also arrested for taking nude photos in February/2015.
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