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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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