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.~Nestled between rice paddies and stretched along the Siem Reap River, the small provincial town of Siem Reap serves as the gateway to the ancient temple ruins of the Khmer Empire~. @adeleburgess

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A stream of photographs taken in Cambodia by Steve McCurry. Many of them display the Angkor temples still inhabited today by Buddhist monks just as their ancestors did during the height of the Khmer empire (from the 9th to the 13th centuries)

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Elephant Passing Gate At Angkor Thom Angkor Wat, Cambodia - by Stephen Bures [labeled as one of the eighth world wonder].

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from World Travel Bug

Angkor Wat - photo guide to the lost city

Angkor Wat, the largest single religious monument in the world is only a part of Angor the ancient capital of the Khmer empire, once the largest metropolis one the planet

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Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia. After the fall of the Khmer Empire in the 17 century the temple Ta Prohm was abandoned and neglected for centuries.

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