SECRETS OF CAMBODIA – PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE

  Right across the border of Si Saket and Kantharalak in northeastern Thailand, Prasat Preah Vihear is a Khmer temple stunningly situated atop a 525-metre cliff in the Dângrêk Mountains in Cambodia. Predating Angkor Wat by 100 years, the history of the temple/fortress is somewhat unclear, but it is known to be dedicated to the god Shiva … Continue reading SECRETS OF CAMBODIA – PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE

Advertisements

Angkor Wat & The Temples of Angkor

  Angkor Wat or “Capital Temple” is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. It was first a Hindu and later a Buddhist temple. It was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yaśodharapura, present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as … Continue reading Angkor Wat & The Temples of Angkor