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GATES of ANGKOR THOM - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia/ North of Angkor Wat temple.

Built: Late 12th century AD.

Creator: Jayavarman VII.

Giant faces of gods [devas] and demons [asuras] protect the city.

A 100 meters wide moat surrounded the outside of the wall.

The wall surrounding...

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BAYON - - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.

Location: Bayon Temple is in the center of the walled city of Angkor Thom. Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Built: Late 12th century and early 13th century.

Creator: Jayavarman VII

Sanctum: Buddha, Avalokiteshvara.

Bayon is in the center of Angkor Thom.

Bayon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

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THE ROYAL TERRACES: Terrace of the Elephants Terrace of the Leper King

The Royal Terraces comprise of the "Terrace of Elephants" to the south, and "Terrace of the Leper King," to the north. Together they form the eastern boundry of the Royal Palace grounds. Both the terraces face the parade ground, where processions, parades and other events were held. The King would watch the evnts from the Elephant Terrace....

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THE ROYAL TERRACES: Terrace of the Elephants Terrace of the Leper King

The Royal Terraces comprise of the "Terrace of Elephants" to the south, and "Terrace of the Leper King," to the north. Together they form the eastern boundry of the Royal Palace grounds. Both the terraces face the parade ground, where processions, parades and other events were held. The King would watch the evnts from the Elephant Terrace....

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TA PROHM - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.

Located approximately one kilometre east of Angkor Thom.

Built: Late 12th and early 13th centuries.

Creator: Jayavarman VII.

Sanctum: Buddha.

The temple is dedicated to the mother of Jayavarman VII.

The most distinctive feature of Ta Prohm is the giant root trees growing out...

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