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Cambodian temple joins UNESCO list
Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest," an archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura, is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
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July 17, 2017
Roots shroud a relief at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Roots shroud a relief at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
Roots shroud a relief at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, in Kampong Thom province, Cambodia.

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July 17, 2017
Sambor Prei Kuk in Kampong Thom province, Cambodia. The archaeological site has been identified as Ishanapura,...
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura,...
Sambor Prei Kuk in Kampong Thom province, Cambodia. The archaeological site has been identified as Ishanapura, the capital of the Chenla Empire that flourished in the late 6th and early 7th centuries.


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July 17, 2017
The vestiges of the city cover an area of 25 square kilometres and include a walled city center as well...
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Tourists visit Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site...
The vestiges of the city cover an area of 25 square kilometres and include a walled city center as well as numerous temples, ten of which are octagonal, unique specimens of their genre in southeast Asia.

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July 17, 2017
A sculpture at Sambor Prei Kuk. Decorated sandstone elements in the site are characteristic of the pre-Angkor...
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A sculpture at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site...
A sculpture at Sambor Prei Kuk. Decorated sandstone elements in the site are characteristic of the pre-Angkor decorative idiom, known as the Sambor Prei Kuk Style.



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July 17, 2017
Roots cover a wall at Sambor Prei Kuk. The art and architecture developed here became models for other...
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura,...
Roots cover a wall at Sambor Prei Kuk. The art and architecture developed here became models for other parts of the region and lay the ground for the unique Khmer style of the Angkor period.

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July 17, 2017
A relief at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A relief is seen at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
A relief at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A tree at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A tree is seen at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site...
A tree at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A relief is pictured at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A relief is pictured at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
A relief is pictured at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
Tourist visit Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Tourist visit Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site of...
Tourist visit Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
Tourists visit Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
Tourists visit Sambor Prei Kuk, an archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura, is seen after being listed...
Tourists visit Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A woman pray inside of a temple at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A woman pray inside of a temple at Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an...
A woman pray inside of a temple at Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A tourist visits Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A tourist visits Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological site...
A tourist visits Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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July 17, 2017
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk, or "the temple in the richness of the forest" an archaeological...
A religious figure is seen inside Sambor Prei Kuk. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
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