Angkor resort records over 421,000 foreign tourists in first four months

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's famed Angkor Archaeological Park received 421,379 foreign tourists in the first four months of this year, earning almost US$20 million from ticket sales, the state-owned Angkor Enterprise said recently.

The figures show an increase by almost 41 percent and 42 percent, respectively compared to the same period last year, the same source added.

In April alone, the park attracted 73,845 foreign visitors, making nearly US$3.4 million in revenue from ticket sales.

The entrance fee for a one-day visit to the park is US$37, a three-day visit costs US$62, and a week-long visit costs US$72.

Located in northwest province, the Angkor Archaeological Park, inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation () in 1992, is the most popular tourist destination in this Southeast Asian Kingdom.

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