Preah Kahn is a 12th century temple built under the reign of King Jayavarman VII. One of the most beautiful temples, it is a must-see for all travelers to Siem Reap. Each of the temples has unique aspects and if you have time, visit a wide swath of temples to understand not only the history, … More Photo a day, March 25, 2012 – Preah Khan Temple
Built in the early 12th century by King Suryavarman, Ankor Wat was not just a state temple, but also the capital of the mighty Khmer empire. In its heyday, over a million people lived in and around the temples. Today, Ankor Wat is the symbol of Cambodia and remains to this day a striking example … More Photo a day – March 17, 2012, Jewel of Cambodia, Ankor Wat
One of the gates to the mighty Khmer Empire. Still to this day, the gate inspires as much awe as it would have in the late 12th century when much of the Ankor Wat temple complexes were created.
Built in the late 12th or early 13th century, the Bayon Temple complex is one of the most striking of the Khmer Ankor temples. The temple is extremely busy during the day, so late afternoon or early morning is easily the best time to visit.
While Ankor Wat complex was built in the late 12th century and early 13th, the carvings upon nearly every surface are some of the most incredible sights when visiting the jewel of Cambodia.