GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The ruins of Angkor are located amid forests and farmland north of the Great Lake (Tonlé Sap) and south of the Kulen Hills, near modern-day Siem Reap city. The temples of the Angkor area number over a thousand, ranging in scale from nondescript piles of brick rubble scattered through rice fields to the Angkor Wat, said to be the world's largest single religious monument.

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ANGKOR THOM SOUTH GATE BRIDGE

Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by King Jayavarman VII. The south gate of Angkor Thom is the best preserved. It is approached from outside via a causeway that extends about fifty meters across a moat. On each side of the causeway are railings fashioned with 54 stone figures engaged in the performance of a famous Hindu story.

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ANGKOR WAT

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares. It was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1992.

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BAKSEI CHAMKRONG TEMPLE

Baksei Chamkrong is a small Hindu temple located in the Angkor complex. It is dedicated to Shiva and used to hold a golden image of him. The temple can be seen on the left side when entering Angkor Thom at the southern gate.

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BAYON TEMPLE

The Bayon is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor. It was built in the late 12th or early 13th century as the official state temple of the Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII.

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PHNOM BAKHENG TEMPLE

The Phnom Bakheng temple is located in the Angkor complex. It is a Hindu and Buddhist temple in the form of a temple mountain. Dedicated to Shiva, it was built at the end of the 9th century, during the reign of King Yasovarman.

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TA PROHM TEMPLE

Ta Prohm is a temple in the Angkor complex, built in the Bayon style in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. It was originally called Rajavihara.

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WAT PREAH PROM RATH

Wat Preah Prom Rath is a historical buddhist temple complex with colorful pagodas on sizable grounds with gardens, located in the center of Siem Reap.

ANGKOR THOM SOUTH GATE BRIDGE

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Angkor-temples---Angkor-Thom-south-gate-bridge---20285-cover

Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by King Jayavarman VII. The south gate of Angkor Thom is the best preserved. It is approached from outside via a causeway that extends about fifty meters across a moat. On each side of the causeway are railings fashioned with 54 stone figures engaged in the performance of a famous Hindu story.

ANGKOR WAT

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Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares. It was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1992.

BAKSEI CHAMKRONG TEMPLE

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Angkor-temples---Baksei-Chamkrong-temple---20302-cover

Baksei Chamkrong is a small Hindu temple located in the Angkor complex. It is dedicated to Shiva and used to hold a golden image of him. The temple can be seen on the left side when entering Angkor Thom at the southern gate.

BAYON TEMPLE

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Angkor-temples---Bayon-temple---18634-cover

The Bayon is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor. It was built in the late 12th or early 13th century as the official state temple of the Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII.

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Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Other-pictures-Siem-Reap---18476-cover

PHNOM BAKHENG TEMPLE

Fabio's LifeTour - Cambodia (2017 July-August) - Siem Reap (Angkor) - Angkor temples - Phnom Bakheng temple

The Phnom Bakheng temple is located in the Angkor complex. It is a Hindu and Buddhist temple in the form of a temple mountain. Dedicated to Shiva, it was built at the end of the 9th century, during the reign of King Yasovarman.

TA PROHM TEMPLE

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Angkor-temples---Ta-Prohm-temple---18616-cover

Ta Prohm is a temple in the Angkor complex, built in the Bayon style in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. It was originally called Rajavihara.

WAT PREAH PROM RATH

Fabio_s-LifeTour---Cambodia-(2017-July-August)---Siem-Reap-(Angkor)---Wat-Preah-Prom-Rath---18485-cover

Wat Preah Prom Rath is a historical buddhist temple complex with colorful pagodas on sizable grounds with gardens, located in the center of Siem Reap.

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