SECRETS OF CAMBODIA – PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE

SECRETS OF CAMBODIA – PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE

  Preah Vihear. 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…

Angkor Wat & The Temples of Angkor

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. The Khmer King Suryavarman II built it in the early 12th century in Yaśodharapura, present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state…