Angkor Wat

The Angkor Wat temple comples-comprising a wide moat,enclosing wall and the temple proper-was commissioned by king suryavarman II early in the 12th century.Its name translated as city temple and it is situated just outside the old capital of Baphuon,in an area thai is renowed for its ancient buildings.It was dedicated to the Hindu god vishnu the country converted to Buddhism and built many Buddhist dedications on top of the original hindu designs is thought to have been designed as Suryavarman’s last resting place.It so,it is funerary complex to rival the pyramids of Egypt.

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