Angkor Meets Tomb Raider : setting the scene

  title={Angkor Meets Tomb Raider : setting the scene},
  author={Tim Winter},
  journal={International Journal of Heritage Studies},
  pages={323 - 336}
  • T. Winter
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • International Journal of Heritage Studies
The World Heritage Site of Angkor, in Cambodia, is currently one of Asia's fastest growing tourist destinations. In response to this new era, Angkor's management authorities are actively attempting to resist the 'detrimental effects of mass tourism' by promoting a desired form of cultural tourism. Yet in November 2000, filming of the ultimate post-modern concoction, 'Tomb Raider--The Movie', took place at Angkor.The temples became one of the key locations for a production firmly rooted in a… Expand
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