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Angkor Wat, New Years 2015, part 4

Ta Som was next. Jayavarman VII built this one, too, again in the 12th century. He dedicated this temple to his father, Dharanindravarman II (I love these names)who had ruled for 10 years. 245 more words


East Mebon

The lovely temple of Mebon, a pyramid of receding terraces on which are placed many detached edifices, the most effective being the five towers which crown the top Could any conception be lovelier, a vast expanse of sky-tinted water as wetting for a perfectly ordered temple. 682 more words

Big Circuit

The Wonder of the Ancient Angkor

We set out early on our first day of exploring the magnificent temples of Angkor. We wanted to beat the heat as every day had clocked above 30 C since our arrival. 436 more words


The Elephant of East Mebon

When I did my tour of Siem Reap, Cambodia earlier this year- I visited a number of temples- not just the most famous ones- The Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Phrom and the likes but scores of smaller temples scattered in the vicinity. 146 more words


Angkor Temples Tour 2. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Virtually all visitors to Siem Reap, Cambodia, visit Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. That’s the priority (and for good reason). But many people stop there, considering Tour 2, “The other temples,” to be an additional itinerary to be done only if time permits.

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Siem Reap

Angkor Who? : Part 2 'The Angkor Empire Strikes Back'

Day 2: Skirting the big temples

A slightly later start was allowed for day 2 as we would not be travelling as far. Today we would be concentrating on the temples to the North and East of Ta Prohm, tightening the perimeter around our final days sights.

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