If you ever want to be engulfed by the history of a place as much as its beauty, then take a trip to Cambodia. The Southeast Asian nation is alluring, it offers everything from the rawness of the countryside to the sophistication of the city. Phnom Penh, the capital city of the country, has some of the most exquisite jewels; from the Royal Palace to the National Museum and art deco central market. This place has a lot to offer in terms of history, art and culture. The most renowned part of the nation is the ruins of Angkor Wat. This is essentially a massive stone temple complex that was built during the Khmer Empire. Cambodia is bordered by places like Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.