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    The City’s Temple- Angkor Wat

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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    The City’s Temple- Angkor Wat
    Angkor Wat is commonly known as the "City Temple". It is a huge temple structure which is located near Siem Reap at a distance of nearly 320 km from Cambodia, which is the capital of Phnom Penh country. The temple was been constructed in the twelve century. The construction was been ordered by the King of the glorious empire of Khmer. The temple was dedicated to a Hindu God. Angkor Wat was been constructed as a imperial temple. Later when the attackers took over the city, Angkor Wat was turned away as a part of forest. The temple remained a Buddhist temple as well as a pilgrimage site for many years. The Khmer architecture is best conserved in Angkor Wat. Due to its impressive design, Angkor wat became a part of the 7 Wonders of the World. Also the temple is seen on the national flag  [...]

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    Sanctified Ta Prohm Temple At Angkor

    Monday, December 7, 2009

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    Sanctified Ta Prohm Temple At Angkor
    Built in Bayon style in the late 12th and early 13th century Ta Phorm is one of the sacred temples at Angkor, Cambodia. It was also known as Rajavihara and has the modern name as Ta Prohm. It is one of the favorite destinations among the tourists and is the mixture of nature and man made art. It is located one kilometer east of Angkor Thom and on the south side of east Baray near Tonle Bat, and was founded by Khmer King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university. It is different from most Angkorian temples; it is still in the same condition as it was found before. You can see a combination of growing trees and ruins with jungle surroundings which made it look more different from rest of the temples in Angkor. Foundation and History of Ta Prohm Rajavihara (Royal Temple)  [...]

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