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  • Wat Arun
    Wat Arun

    The Temple of Dawn is situated on Thonburi on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruṇa, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand’s landmarks. Although the temple has existed since at least the…

  • Swayamhunath Stupa
    Swayamhunath Stupa

    Resting on a hillock 3 km west of Kathmandu, Swayambhu (Swayambhunath in Tibetan) is one of the holiest Buddhist stupas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and…

  • Unknown Temple
    Unknown Temple

    One day, while I was driving my rented scooter I took the wrong turn,got lost, and end it up in a remote location where I found a mount of dirt burring an unknown temple. Angkor’s Jungle hide many surprises like this one, I felt like Indiana Jones. So there is still a lot of work…

  • Angkor Thom Gates
    Angkor Thom Gates

    The main city of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, was surrounded by water, walls and four main gates controlling direct access to the city as shown on the map above. These are three of the gates at Angkor Thom. Victory Gate (East Gate) Tonle Om (South Gate) West Gate

  • Angkor’s Museum
    Angkor’s Museum

    The museum looks empty, like it has been literally looted. The reason why is explained in detail in the video bellow. The 1000 Buddha Images Collection This is probably one of the best Buddha images exhibition in the world and the best this museum has to offer. To understand the Buddha images you need to…

  • Ta Nei
    Ta Nei

    End of 12th century Jayavarman VII Buddhist. In an isolated position to the north of Ta Keo. The main temple has four cruciform entrance gopuras in sandstone connected by galleries with walls in laterite and vaulted sandstone ceilings. inscriptions on door jambs give details of divinities to whom the temple was dedicated. Kudos to the…

  • Ta Som
    Ta Som

    End of 12th century Jayavarman VII Buddhist. To the east of the Prah Khan baray and almost on its central axis. Typical of the later period of the Bayon style with three enclosures similar to those at Ta Prohm and Banteay Kdei. The various structures which still are in advanced state of ruin. Kudos to…

  • Ta Prohm
    Ta Prohm

    1186 AD Jayavarman VII Buddhist. A large Buddhist monastery of five enclosures, unrestored and deliberately left to the elements with dramatic results – though many of the large trees which give the temple its character are dying. Dedicated to the mother of Jayavarman VII, the inscription tells us that within the walls were 12640 inhabitants…

  • Ta Keo
    Ta Keo

    11th century Jayavarman V Suryavarman I Hindu (Shiva). An imposing five tier temple mountain built predominantly in sandstone and surrounded by a moat. Perhaps central to the next capital. The clear constructional intention is all the more visible since the decoration was never completed. Inscriptions on door frames of the eastern gopuras relate to dedications…

  • Preah Ko
    Preah Ko

    879 AD Indravarman I Hindu (Shiva). The funerary temple of Jayavarman II and his predecessors. The foundation stele (an inscribed monolith) refers to the cult of the god king, and to the foundation date of three statues of Shiva and Devi in 879 AD. The other face of the inscription dates from 893 AD during…

  • Prei

    End of 12the century Jayavarman VII Buddhist. A small temple in the Bayon style to the north of Prah Khan. Two enclosures, the outer of which is surrounded by a moat.