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The government earns $85.57 million from Angkor Wat ticket sales

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The site has seen an influx of both foreign and domestic tourists. KT/Mai Vireak

The government earned $85.57 million in revenue from the sale of tickets at Angkor Wat for this year’s first nine months, a hike of nearly 13 percent compared to last year, according to the figures from Angkor Enterprise.


From January to September, more than 1.9 million visitors visited the Angkor archeological park, an increase of about 8.5 percent compared to the same period last year, the figures released yesterday said.

However, in September alone, there were about 156,865 visitors or an increase of 8.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

$6.8 million in revenue was generated in September, an increase of about 5.2 percent from September last year.

Of the $85.57 million, about $3.80 million was donated to Kantha Bopha children’s hospitals.

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