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Ta Prohm

Siem Reap - Ta Keo & Ta Prohm

December 15th 2006
Ta Keo was constructed in late 10th to early 11th century as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva. It has a nickname as “the mountain with golden peaks”. It is made entirely of sandstone blocks. Ta Prohm was constructed in the mid 12th to early 13th century as a Buddhist monastery. It is thought to have been enormously wealthy with control over thousands of villages and with vast stores ... read more
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Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
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