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The Angkor Wat temple basks in evening sunlight in northwest Cambodia. The vast 800-year-old temple complex, built in the 12th century by King Suryavarman II, is the jewel in the crown of the war-ravaged nation's tourism industry.

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The lost city of Angkor Thom is now part on Angkor Archaeological Park. Built in the late 12th century, it was the final capital of the Khmer empire. 50 Things to Do in Asia Before You Die : Condé Nast Traveler

The traveller’s first glimpse of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is simply staggering and is matched by only a few select spots on earth such as Macchu Picchu or Petra. Read more:

12th century Khmer Bayon Temple in Cambodia | by Lisa Vaz on 500px

preah khan at angkor, cambodia

Colored leaves surround the Kiyomizu Temple in Japan's ancient city Kyoto. The temple, whose namesake means "Clear Water Temple," was founded by a Buddhist sect in 798 and rebuilt in 1633 after a fire. Drinking from its three-stream waterfall is believed to deliver health, longevity and success.

Banteay Srei Cambodia - 10th century Temple Overgrown with Trees

Beng Mealea, a 900-year-old unpreserved temple spread over several acres of jungle. Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Go to or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.