The Khmer Empire in Ancient Thailand

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Icon of Khmer civilization, Angkor Wat in Cambodia endures as a revered religious shrine.

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A watery path leads to the West Mebon temple on an artificial island in the West Baray. Only fragments remain of the temple’s former centerpiece, a magnificent 20-foot-long bronze statue of the reclining Hindu god Vishnu. Continue reading The Khmer Empire in Ancient Thailand

Achaemenid Dynasty Pasargadae Image

Number of pictures courtesy of Mr Ali Majdfar

Landscape

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