Cambodia’s famed Angkor earns nearly 79 million USD in 8 months

Phnom Penh – Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park reached 78.7 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of 2018, up 13.8 percent over the same period of last year, said a press release on Saturday.

The park welcomed 1.74 million international tourists during the January-August period this year, up 8.5 percent over the same period of last year, said the release from the state-run Angkor Enterprise, which is in charge of ticket sales at the park.

China is still the largest source of tourists to the ancient site, as South Korea and the United States rank second and third, respectively.

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