Pre Rup was originally built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman. It was dedicated in 961 or 962 and was built entirely of brick, laterite and sandstone.

Pre Rup was originally built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman. It was dedicated in 961 or 962 and was built entirely of brick, laterite and sandstone.

Prasat Preah Palilay. New research suggests that this entrance to a grid of canals was built as a shortcut for the ancient construction workers when building the Angkor Wat temple. This possibly explains how the temple was built in a mere 20 years.

Prasat Preah Palilay. New research suggests that this entrance to a grid of canals was built as a shortcut for the ancient construction workers when building the Angkor Wat temple. This possibly explains how the temple was built in a mere 20 years.

Prasat Preah Palilay. New research suggests that this entrance to a grid of canals was built as a shortcut for the ancient construction workers when building the Angkor Wat temple. This possibly explains how the temple was built in a mere 20 years.

Prasat Preah Palilay. New research suggests that this entrance to a grid of canals was built as a shortcut for the ancient construction workers when building the Angkor Wat temple. This possibly explains how the temple was built in a mere 20 years.

Terrace view of the Leper King in Angkor Thom.

Terrace view of the Leper King in Angkor Thom.

Prasat Suor Prat is a series of 12 towers at Angkor Thom.

Prasat Suor Prat is a series of 12 towers at Angkor Thom.

The Banteay Srey temple dedicated to Shiva is so popular with tourists because it has been called 'the jewel of Khmer art', due to the untypically small size of the buildings.

The Banteay Srey temple dedicated to Shiva is so popular with tourists because it has been called 'the jewel of Khmer art', due to the untypically small size of the buildings.

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