Tag Archives: Temples

UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia

The famous UNESCO listed Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia’s northern province of Siem Reap was originally built as a Hindu temple and then converted to a Buddhist, it functioned as the centre of the Khmer Kingdom. The tourist crowds get large here, … Continue reading

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Plains of Temples in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Bagan is an ancient area and major tourist drawcard of Burma that formed the Kingdom of Pagan and dates around the 9th – 13th Centuries. It is located not far from Mandalay, and will take you around 6 hours in … Continue reading

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