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At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites. Authorities have no tolerance for people stripping off at Angkor archaeological park, a sprawling Unesco World Heritage Site that drew 2 million visitors last year. The incidents are also upsetting to ordinary Cambodians, for whom the Khmer-era complex, built between the ninth and 15th centuries, holds enormous spiritual and historical significance. In January, three French men in their 20s were deported after they were caught taking nude photographs at Angkor complex. Another photo showing a topless woman at the site has circulated on social media, but officials believe it is fake, according to Chau Sun. Three tourists were also caught riding a motorbike naked near Phnom Penh in January, according to local media.

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Skip to content. Many believe the sprawling Angkor complex of stone temples, of which Angkor Wat is the crown jewel, rivals any architectural relic from ancient Rome. Most visitors simply marvel at all that ancient grandeur and move on. Yet a small minority are compelled to strip down naked and take photos of one another traipsing around the temples. This rash of nude photo shoots has created a tiny scandal at Angkor, which is deluged by more than 2 million visitors per year.

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Scott Rawlinson, Guest Contributor - 18 Feb, The Apsara Authority and Khmer-language media were quick to pounce on the incident and start a finger-pointing campaign. However, lacking since the story broke has been a serious discussion about the ways in which Khmer women were represented, how expectations of Khmer women were conveyed, and whether they were helpful and culturally justified, or restrictive, demonstrating a subtle regulation of female expression and sexuality. I offer no definitive answers here.
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — "What's going on with the tourists lately? That's likely the question going through the minds of officials at Cambodia 's Angkor Archeological Park, which has experienced a string of nudity-related incidents this year. Last Friday, U. The duo were charged with trafficking pornography and exposing sexual body parts.