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entering angkor wat

It was built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century and it was his state temple and capital city. Angkor Wat is the best preserved temple in the Angkor region and it is a classical Khmer style architecture. A curious thing is that it was first Hindu, then Buddhist.

 

Angkor temples, Cambodia.

 

For more pictures of the temples, click here.

 

If you would like to see non Angkor pictures of Cambodia, click here.

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Taken on May 19, 2010