Bayon Temple, Angkor Wat, Cambodia At the very center of Angkor Thom, the distinctive Bayon is one of the few originally Mahayana Buddhist temples and the last state temple to be built in Angkor. LocationNorth of Angkor Wat and facing the east, the temple is located at Angkor Thom’s center, with broad roads connecting it to the city’s gates. Its location at the downtown area center hints at is importance.DedicationThe Bayon was built by King Jayavarman VII and dedicated to the Buddha
Descent of the Ganges at Mahabalipuram, in the Tamil Nadu state India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984. Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.