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Display and decay of splendour - late Buddhist temples in Angkor

From 9th to mid 12th centuries, the kings of Angkor ruled the Wold on behalf of the Hindu God Shiva and venrated him in grand pyramid temples.

From late 12th to 13th centuries, Angkor was turned Budddhist.

See also:

Temples of Shiva in Angkor and the Ancient Khmer Empire

I am Reinhart Zieger. Living in Siem Reap Angkor since the year 2000, I am excited by the temples and learned to listen to their stories.

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