The Untold Story of Angkor

"Angkor's population is one of the relics that bring pride to the Cambodian people, preserving cultural values and mystical stories."

Angkor was once the capital of the Khmer Empire, now a Cambodian country, with a rich history dating back to the 9th century to the 15th century. Angkor's population includes Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and monuments. another, located near Siem Riep city.

"Angkorian population" was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The temples of the Angkor area number over 1000 in different sizes and shapes in Khmer architectural style ".

The Angkor complex is built in 3 levels. The first one stands for hell. The second floor represents the mainland. The third floor symbolizes paradise. The characteristic of Angkor Wat architecture is that all the blue stone building temples are engraved with patterns, bas-relief or goddess Apsara.

The temples are famous for many exquisite and lively carvings surrounding the shrine, depicting Hindu epics and the myths of the Hindu deity. Inside the temple there are many reliefs engraved on the walls of the temple.

Angkor Wat, or Temple of Heaven, is the largest religious site in the world with an area of ??about 42km2. All Angkor Wat temples are built of smooth grinding stones and covered with 190m water moat.

Located not far from Angkor Wat is Angkor Thom Temple. This is the capital of the Khmer Kingdom at the end of the 12th century. The main temple in the Angkor Thom area is the Bayon temple with 54 four-faced statues 12m high and above, the Bayon gods are unique, Very smiling face.

<Source: 24h.com.vn>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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