The Angkor Complex

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 Ta Prohm

Famous for its distinctive trees

After visiting Angkor Wat we found our Tuk-Tuk driver and drove over to the Angkor Thom area where we clambered about the ruins with other sweaty tourists whilst imagining we were in that Tomb Raider film. Here is a series of some of the best photos from the places we visited. There’s links at the bottom and where highlighted if you’d like more information.

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 Bayon

A firm favourite

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 Bayon

Adorned with a multitude of serene stone faces

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Baphuon

A three-tiered temple mountain

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Originally founded by Khmer King Jayavarman VII

 as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university

 

Links:

Tourism Cambodia 

The history of Angkor

More history

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