Siem Reap - Angkor Wat

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December 15th 2006
Published: February 28th 2007
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Angkor Wat was built in the early to mid 12th century as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu. It is surrounded by a moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters by 1500 meters. The temple itself is 1 km square, with three levels and a central tower. The exterior walls of the lower level of the temple are covered with relief drawings depicted Hindu mythology. This is the temple that the t... Read Full Entry

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