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 8, 2012, Treasure of Cambodia, Ankor Wat
<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.
Ta Prohm, one of Cambodia’s most striking temple complexes, is a must-see for travelers to the country. Plus, many might remember it from the scene in Tomb Raider. Enjoy and stay tuned for a post on Siem Reap’s Ankor Wat complex.