How much is Angkor Wat worth?

How much money does Angkor Wat make?

Last year, the Kingdom earned $3.63 billion in tourist revenue, a 13 per cent jump compared to the previous year, according to the Ministry of Tourism. More than three million foreign tourists arrived in the first half of this year and the government is targeting 6.2 million in 2018, and seven million visitors in 2020.

Who owns Angkor Wat now?

Sokimex, a private company founded by an ethnic Vietnamese-Cambodian businessman, has managed the tourism of Angkor Wat since 1990. Although it claims that most of the ticket sales goes to maintaining the temples in Siem Reap, many locals assume that Cambodia is not receiving any of the profits.

Why is Angkor Wat so expensive?

Why is Angkor Wat so expensive? The whole Angkor Wat experience is expensive due to cost of entry into the complex, and transportation, and 3) food. That said, hotels and transportation in and out of Siem Reap is reasonable.

Is Vietnam cheaper than Cambodia?

By figuring out which country is more expensive, you’ll understand where you’ll get more bang for your buck. A week in Cambodia can cost you about $348 (per person), while a week in Vietnam may cost you around $370. These differences become even more noticable if you plan to spend a longer time in the country.

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