Temples of Angkor (12 images)

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A symbol of Khmer pride and the great Angkorian empire that once ruled southeast Asia from the 9th to 15th centuries, Angkor Wat is the largest religious structure in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Siem Reap, this temple complex of both Hindu and Buddhist importance was constructed by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in honor of Vishnu. Although it is the largest Khmer temple, Angkor Wat is not alone, as the Khmer empire built temples throughout Cambodia...
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