Little over two decades ago, Cambodia wouldn't have figured prominently among most people's favourite tourist destinations.
But two decades of relative stability have helped the previously war-torn south-east Asian country to emerge from the shadows and become a first-rate holiday favourite among visitors on group tours.
This is being spearheaded by magnificent cultural sites such as Angkor Wat and confirmed in the latest tourism figures.
Angkor Wat's 12th-century Buddhist and Hindu temple complex in Siem Reap province is the world's biggest religious monument at 400-sq km (160-sq miles).
Its numbers of visitors has jumped from 250,000 a year in 2001 to 2 million today.
This has helped swell the number of tourists entering Cambodia by 20.1% in June, according to the country's statistics and tourist information department.
Tourism Minister Thong Khon expects to welcome four million foreign tourists over the year, representing a 12% increase.
The capital of Phnom Penh is the most popular destination, attracting 175,383 visits from people on city breaks.
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