Government rejects NagaCorp’s ‘Angkor Lake of Wonder’ in Siem Reap

Art works for sale at the Angkor temples in Siem Reap, February 17, 2017. CamboJA/Pring Samrang

NagaCorp’s plan to build a resort town – the Angkor Lake of Wonder – just outside the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap has been rejected, with the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts ruling in line with recent warnings that the development could impact Angkor’s status as a World Heritage-listed site.