Angkor Wat before dawn

Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre since its foundation—first Hindu, dedicated to the god Vishnu, then Buddhist. The temple is the epitome of the high classical style of Khmer architecture. It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag, and it is the country’s prime attraction for visitors.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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5 thoughts on “Angkor Wat before dawn

  1. wow lovely pictures. loved how you captured the sunset behind the temple…around what time you took this pic? im planning to go to cambodia later n definitely want to pay angkor wat a visi! happy travels

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