Angkor Wat,Siem Reap province. Also known ancient Angkor Wat temple Angkor Wat Vietnamese; Meanwhile, Angkor Thom (Angkor Thom contraction) is called Indra temple, Angkor both collectively known as Angkor Interest. According Khmer, Angkor: capital, Wat: Temple or Temple, is a god Visnu temple of Hinduism in Angkor – the location of the Khmer Empire capital. This is one of the most important relics in Cambodia, is considered the ultimate of Khmer art and architecture.
Located 320 km from Phnom Penh to the north, was built under King Suriya-warman II (1113-1150), Angkor Wat to worship Visnu new head of Hinduism. Later, when the dynasty Buddhist Khmer, Angkor Wat temples became Buddhist. Once the capital of the Khmer empire was destroyed Siamese and Khmer king left for Phnom Penh in the 15th century, Angkor Watforgotten, was the jungle surrounded and was rediscovered in 1860 by HerriMouhot – a French naturalist.
He happened to pass through the jungle ruins and found this works. Since then, archaeologists have renovated and revealing splendid charm of this wonder.
Today, visitors are amazed visited the ornaments of architectural detail here and carved stones keenly. Most appealing is the carving of the girls who were dancing sexy in Angkor wat.
Angkor Wat area near 6 km in circumference and area of about 200 hectares, the highest point of the temple’s main tower, with an elevation of 65m. Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia unique mountain has the main entrance in the west, towards sunset.
How this layout sensation inhibits people went into the house, by the massive temple image featured on the glare of the sun. Zone 4-storey house in the background, as you get higher the more miniaturized, visual simulation “cosmic mountain Meru” from India. Gods are worshiped as god Visnu here. The main temple consists of 398 rooms with period stone carvings on the ceiling, corridor, the handrail … shown extraordinary strength and hand gifted ancient Khmers. The Cambodian government has to carry out restoration and renovation of the ruins and today, the population is in place attracts visitors from around the world.
With reliefs rich, colorful decorations, entirely commensurate with the clean design and demure. On this stone reliefs, described the scene in the Indian epics. Many male and female spirits fun dancing together in provocative poses. Through a corridor after another frieze, running to several hundred yards long, has shown the true characters in the history of Cambodia. Imagery is everyone’s favorite and often appear on reliefs, was the goddess of Cambodian dance.